It wasn’t what he dreamed when he entered the tournament, but it also wasn’t what he feared when he was told last summer that a knee injury had eliminated any chance of his participation in the state tournament.
The Hayden boys basketball team easily beat Soroco, 82-44, on Friday.
The Soroco girls basketball team beat Hayden, 55-32, on Friday.
Hayden senior Ryan Domson lost Friday night in the 182-pound semifinals at the Class 2A state wrestling tournament in Denver.
Hayden High School senior Ryan Domson got a win in the tournament’s first round, but his four fellow Tigers, as well as a pair of Soroco Rams, lost their matches and were cast to Friday’s consolation bracket.
Two Soroco High School wrestlers and five Hayden High School wrestlers are headed to the Colorado High School State Wrestling Championships, which begin Thursday in Denver.
Hayden and Soroco high school basketball teams wrap up their seasons Friday with the cross-county rival matchups.
A weekend of action set up the district tournament for the Steamboat Springs High School basketball teams. Teams from Soroco and Hayden also were busy.
A weekly roundup of the performances of collegiate athletes with Routt County ties.
Hayden senior Ryan Domson was told there was no way he could recover from a devastating knee injury in time to compete in any sports in his senior season. One thing about Domson: he hates being told what he can and can't do.
The Hayden High School wrestling team qualified five wrestlers for the state tournament, while Soroco sent two.
The Tigers gave up one point in the first quarter and just two more in the second en route to a 66-21 shellacking at home against De Beque.
Routt County high schools opened regional wrestling on Friday. Steamboat, Soroco and Hayden have athletes scheduled to wrestle in Saturday's semifinal matches.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team had no trouble with Plateau Valley on Friday night, winning on the road, 74-47.
Hayden beat Plateau Valley on the road Friday, 39-25.