12:40 pm 2/22/08 DENVER- Jonathan Ortiz has advanced through the consolation round by beating Warren Braz of Ray. Ortiz will face Jared Stone Friday afternoon. Nick Northup was pinned by Charlie Cruz of Crowley County. Charlie is the son of Tom Cruz, formerly of Walsenburg. James Smalley of La Veta lost to Steven Falk of Nucla.
Gary M. Vezzani was elected Walsenburg’s mayor in Tuesday’s special mayoral election/recall vote. Preliminary results announced Tuesday night show that both Nick Vigil in Ward