Spanish Springs heads into the second and final day of the state tournament well within reach of the first state title in program history.
The Cougars, who are hosting the tourney, have 87 points. Green Valley, which is closing in on its sixth consecutive state title, is sitting at 93.
Both squads are well clear of the field. Las Vegas (57.5) is in third, in front of Carson and Reno, both of which have 54.
Four of the 11 Spanish Springs state qualifiers will wrestle for state titles on Saturday afternoon. The championship matches are scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m.
Owen Jones was placed in the preliminary round and rattled off three-straight victories to earn a spot in the 113-pound title match. Jacob Ruiz (120), Joey McKay (152) and Cole Drescher (160) will also attempt to end their seasons with a championship on Saturday.
Green Valley placed four wrestlers in the championship round as well, at 106, 145, 160 and 195.
Reed sent four wrestlers to the tournament and Izzy Casarez (152) was the lone Raider to advance to the title match. A state champion last year, Casarez won his two matches on Friday by major decision, 13-4, and technical fall, 21-6.
Two different Sparks wrestlers qualified for the 3A meet which ran simultaneously with the 1A, 2A and 4A meets at Spanish Springs.
Colby Bowman (132) fell in the quarterfinals. Avery Arenas (138) won his first match then lost a 5-3 decision in the semifinals.
Consolation quarterfinal matches start at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning at Spanish Springs.