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Larned, Hoisington wrestlers compete at Pratt Tournament
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Larned Highs Nick Warrick works out with teammate Wes Davis. - photo by Janet Fleske Special to the Tribune

PRATT — Hoisington High’s three-time state champion Brandon Ball led three Cardinal wrestlers to first place at the Pratt Tournament. The Cardinals scored 160 points and finished third behind Wichita Northwest and Augusta.
Brandon Ball (138) defeated Marco Perez of Ulysses, 10-0, in the finals. Johnathan Ball (145) pinned Wichita Northwest’s Justin Onwugbufor in 1:19. McHenry pinned Wichita Northwest’s Matt Washee in 2:56.
Hoisington’s Landon Harmon (120) finished second with a 10-2 loss to Pratt’s Nick Lucas. Hunter Hanzlick (170) placed third with a 9-5 win over Pratt’s Ethan Sharp.  Landen Urban (285) placed third with a pin in 1:58 over Nickerson’s Heim.
Christopher Ball (152), K.C. Stephens (195) and Chance Boor (220) each placed fourth. Holcomb’s Chance Rodriguez defeated Ball 10-2; Nickerson’s Cody Curl downed Stephens 4-1. Augusta’s Ian O’Laughlin outlasted Boor 7-5 in overtime.
Cimarron 59,
Larned 22
CIMARRON — Larned’s Jeremiah Slattery (180) pinned Curt Frink in 1:33 and Nick Warrick (195) def. Charlie Coleman 12-4 in a 59-22 dual loss to Cimarron High School.
Larned’s Hunter Fitzpatrick and Wes Davis each won by forfeit.
“The kids had a rusty start which is to be expected with a young team,” said Larned coach Quinton Burgess. “We lost 59-22 to Cimarron and came back to wrestle much better and pulled out a win over Holcomb.  Jeremiah Slattery was among the most surprising and outstanding wrestlers going 2-0. Nick Warrick also wrestled well, posting a 2-0 record. Hunter Fitzpatrick pulled out a big win at 113.  I look forward to the rest of the season and am excited to see the impact that Marcus Nolde, Jalen Kraisinger, Kobe Kraisinger, and several freshmen make.”
Team scores—1. Wichita Northwest 201; 2. Augusta 184; 3. Hoisington 160; 4. Liberal 127; 5. Pratt 113.5; 6. Ulysses 95.5; 7. Andale 66; 8. Goddard Eisenhower 52; 9. Buhler 51; 10. Nickerson 49; 11. Holcomb 31; 12. Chaparral 30; 13. Larned 8
106—Orozco, Liberal pinned Fitzpatrick, Larned, 1:48; George, Augusta pinned Fitzpatrick, 0:48.
113—Garcia, Andale def. Cassity, Hoisington, 14-6; Cassity def. Nobbs, Buhler, 12-6; Robinson, N, pinend Cassity, 0:26.
120—Harmon, Hois def. George, Augusta, 10-3; Harmon def. Gandeza, NW, 12-3; First place—Lucas, Pratt, def. Harmon, 10-2.
126—Moore, Augusta pinned Edmondson, Hoisington, 3:06; Edmondson pinned Guerrero, Holcomb, 4:37; Epps, NW, def. Edmondson, 8-1.
132—Mendoza, Ulysses def. Lang, Hoisington, 12-1; Medina, Holcomb, pinned Lang, 2:48.
138—Brandon Ball, Hoisington pinned Wenzel, Eisenhower, 1:17; Ball def. McClurg, Liberal, 4-1; First place—Ball def. Perez, Ulysses, 10-0.
145—Johnathan Ball, Hoisington pinned Snell, Nickerson, 0:15; Ball pinned Overton, Chaparral, 1:59; First place—Ball pinned Onwugbufor, NW, 1:19.
152—Swift, Pratt def. Christopher Ball, Hoisington, 7-6, 2 OT; Ball pinned Garcia, Liberal, 2:17; Ball def. Barker, Ulysses, 7-0; Ball def. Peterson, Buhler, 6-3; Third place—Rodriguez, Holcomb def. Ball, 9-2
160—Baker, NW pinned Blazek, Hoisington, 0:52; Cann, Liberal def. Blazek, 12-2.
170—Hanzlick, Hoisington pinned Hammond, Holcomb, 0:51; Hanzlick def. Sharp, Pratt, 12-8; Ortiz, NW pinned Hanzlick, 1:09; Hanzlick def. Gilbert, Ulysses, 5-1; Third place—Hanzlick def. Sharp, Pratt, 9-5.
182—McHenry, Hoisington pinned Monarez, Liberal, 1:28; McHenry pinned Slattery, Larned, 1:00; First place—McHenry pinned Washee, NW, 2:56; Moncayo, Ulysses def. Slattery, DQ.
195—Warrick, Larned pinned Ash, NW, 1:07; Monarez, Liberal, def. Warrick, 7-4; Curl, Nickerson pinned Stephens, Hoisington, 2:28; Stephens pinned Ramirez, Holcomb, 0;23; Stephens def. Warrick, 4-2; Third place—Curl, Nickerson def. Stephens, 4-1.
220—Boor, Hoisington def. Hall-Winston, Eisenhower, 7-2; Maravilla, Ulysses def. Boor, 6-1; Boor pinned Grant, Liberal, 2:49; Third place—O’Laughlin, Augusta def. Boor, 7-5 OT.
285—Helms, Chaparral pinned Urban, Hoisington, 4:39; Urban pinned Hernandez, Holcomb, 0:42; Urban def. Ochoa, Ulysses, 14-9;  Third place—Urban pinned Heim, Nickerson, 1:58.
106—Lynn, Cim, pinned Simmons, L, 2;51; 113—Fitzpatrick, Larned, won by forfeit; 120—Villanueva, Cim, pinned Valedez, L, 1;25; 126—Berg, Cim, pinned Bright, L, 2:20; 132—Ruder, Cim, pinned Kraisinger, L, 2:34; 138—Smith, Cim, pinned Easley, L, 2:56; 145—Sandoval, Cim, def. Verecke, L, 15-0; 152—Sandoval, Cim, pinned Gardea, L, 1:49; 160—Davis, Larned, won by forfeit; 170—Bogner, C pinned Dooley, L, 2:49; 180—Slattery, Larned, pinned Frink, Cim, 1:33; 195—Warrick, Larned, def. Coleman, Cim, 12-4; 220—Cooper, Cim, won by frofeit; 285—Powell, Cim, pinned Garcia, L, 0:24.