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Cardinal wrestlers earn six first-place finishes
Aaron Armstrong
Larned's Aaron Armstrong beats Hoisington's Eastin Redetzke 6-2 at Hoisington.

HOISINGTON — Hoisington’s two-time state champion Wyatt Pedigo (9-0, 195), Cole Gilliland, (5-3, 220), Cade Boxberger (5-2, 285), Emily Lovett (3-1, 123), Tally Wikum (6-1, 136) and Bailey Sanders (5-0, 155) earned first-place finishes in the recent Hoisington Corner Classic wrestling tournament.

The No. 1 ranked Pedigo earned four pins in 33 seconds. Pedigo pinned Eureka’s Wyatt Ruest in six seconds for first place. Sanders earned five wins and pinned Great Bend’s Briana Garcia in 3:30 for first place. Wikum beat Liberal’s Ashlynd Winchell 6-1 for first place. 

Lovett beat Liberal’s Shaylee Wheeler 6-2 for the title. Gilliland pinned Concordia’s Shelby Giersch in 3:09 for first place. Cade Boxberger pinned Concordia’s Dalton owen in 4:55 for the championship.

Finishing tournament runner-up were Hoisington’s Deryk Yott (8-4, 120), Evan Foltz (9-1, 132), Cole Steinert (7-3, 152) and Kiana Grandclair (6-1, 116). 

Hoisington finished first with 148.5 points and Larned placed runner-up with 128 points. 


TEAM SCORES—1—Concordia 215; 2—Hoisington 148.5; 3—Larned 128; 4—Eureka 105.5; 5—Cimarron 63; 6—Holcomb 58; 7—Stafford 37


106—Eastin Redetzke, HHS (8-5), 3rd; Armstrong, L def. Redetzke, 10-2; Redetzke pinned  Parr, L, 5:33; Kemling, Concordia 11-3 pinned Redetzke, 0:39; 3rd place—Redetzke pinned Garcia, Cimarron, 3:40 

113—Quentin Boxberger (1-4), 4th; Anguish, Concordia pinned Boxberger, 1:44; Hook, L pinned  Boxberger, 3:36; 3rd place—Adkins, Eureka def. Boxberger, 3-0

120—Karter Wolf, HHS (6-6), 3rd; Tyler, Concordia pinned Wolf, 2:19; Wolf pinned Weers, L, 2:49; Yott pinned Wolf, 1:48; Wolf def. Steinert, HHS, 17-1; 3rd place—Wolf pinned Harris, Holcomb, 3:18 

120—Deryk Yott, HHS (8-4), 2nd; Yott def. Weers, L, 11-3; Yott def. Harris, Holcomb, 12-4; Yott pinned Steinert, HHS, 2:00; Yott pinned Wolf, HHS, 1:48; 1st place—Tyler, Concordia 13-3 pinned Yott, 0:40

120—Chase Steinert, HHS (0-7); Tyler, Concordia pinned Steinert, 3:15; Weers, L def. Steinert, 18-8; Yott, HHS pinned Steinert, 2:00; Harris, Holcomb pinned Steinert, 3:10; Wolf, HHS def. Steinert, 17-1

126—Ian Doss, HHS (1-10); Vines, Concordia pinned Doss, 1:31; Hoch, L pinned Doss, 0:29; Rubio, HHS pinned Doss, 0:32

126—Nicolas Rubio, HHS (3-5), 3rd; Hoch, L pinned Rubio, 1:41; Vines, Concordia pinned Rubio, 1:23; 3rd place—Rubio pinned Doss, HHS, 0:32

132—Tamari Howard, HHS (0-12); Foltz, HHS pinned Howard, 1:04; Wahlmeier, Concordia pinned Howard, 2:32; Munoz, Holcomb pinned Howard, 0:15; Colglazier, L pinned Howard, 4:00; Harmon, Cimarron pinned Howard, 4:56

132—Evan Foltz, HHS (9-1), 2nd; Foltz pinned Howard, HHS, 1:04; Foltz pinned Harmon, Cimarron, 1:30; Foltz pinned Colglazier, L, 0:01; Foltz pinned Wahlmeier, Concordia, 1:23; 1st place—Munoz, Holcomb def. Foltz, 15-0

145—Dayne Yott, HHS (5-7), 3rd; Alboyd, L def. Yott, 14-6; Yott def. Lazano, Holcomb, 10-6; Harrison, Eureka def. Yott, 8-6; Yott pinned Molinar, Cimarron, 2:54; 3rd place—Yott pinned Hake, Concordia, 4:52 

152—Braxton Linsner, HHS (0-10); Lowe, Eureka pinned Linsner, 0:37; Brown, Concordia pinned Linsner, 0:42; Steinert, HHS pinned Linsner, 0:01; Sefried, Cimarron pinned Linsner, 3:35; Johnson, Holcomb pinned Linsner, 0:27

152—Cole Steinert, HHS (7-3), 2nd; Steinert pinned Brown, Concordia, 2:46; Steinert pinned Sefried, Cimarron, 1:48; Steinert pinned Linsner, 0:01; Steinert def. Johnson, Holcomb, 14-3; 1st place—Brennan Lowe, Eureka pinned Steinert, 1:33

160—Jace Riese, HHS (1-7); Gantz, Stafford pinned Riese, 1:11; Pfortmiiller, L pinned Riese, 1:14; Legg, Cimarron pinned Riese, 2:40; Rodriguez, Holcomb pinned Riese, 3:05; 9th Place—Castillo, Holcomb pinned Riese, 1:51

182—Noah Deines, HHS (2-8), 5th; Boles, Eureka pinned Deines, 5:02; McCandless, Stafford 13-6 pinned Deines, 2:49; Schroeder, Concordia 6-0 pinned Deines, 0:39; Atteberry, L, pinned Deines, 3:11; 5th place—Deines pinned Johnson, Cimarron, 2:32 

195—Wyatt Pedigo, HHS (9-0), 1st; Pedigo pinned Rodby, Holcomb, 0:09; Pedigo pinned Copp, HHS, 0:05; Pedigo pinned Trost, Concordia, 0:13; 1st place—Pedigo pinned Ruest, Eureka, 0:06

195—Elliott Copp, HHS (2-5), 4th; Copp pinned Rodby, Holcomb, 3:19; Ruest, Eureka pinned Copp, 1:30; Pedigo pinned Copp, 0:05; 3rd place—Trost, Concordia pinned Copp, 2:35

220—Cole Gilliland, HHS (5-3), 1st; Gilliland pinned Philbern, HHS, 0:24; Gilliland pinned Gunter, Stafford, 0:13; 1st place—Gilliland pinned Giersch, Concordia, 3:09

220—Logan Philbern, HHS (2-4), 3rd; Gilliland pinned Philbern, 0:24; Giersch, Concordia pinned Philbern, 1:38; 3rd place—Philbern pinned Gunter, Stafford, 0:42 

285—Cade Boxberger, HHS (5-2), 1st; Boxberger pinned Wade, Eureka, 1:49; 1st place—Boxberger pinned Owen, Concordia, 4:55


109—Trista Shelton, HHS (1-3), 6th; Martinez, Holcomb pinned Shelton, 1:37; Rayburn, Stafford pinned Shelton, 0:45; Shelton pinned Brandi Shultz, GB, 2:38; 5th place—White, GB pinned Shelton, 5:12

116—Kiana Grandclair, HHS (6-1), 2nd; Grandclair pinned Lewis, Eureka, 2:28; Grandclair pinned Davis, GB, 1:23; Grandclair def. Robinson, L, forfeit; Grandclair pinned Serna, GB, 3:15; 1st place—Sierra Miller, Eureka pinned Grandclair, 4:00

123—Emily Lovett, HHS (3-1), 1st; Lovett pinned Castellanos, GB, 0:50; Pressley, Liberal pinned Lovett, 4:31; Lovett pinned Kuhlman, GB, 5:43; 1st place—Lovett def. Wheeler, Liberal, 6-2 

136—Tally Wikum, HHS (6-1), 1st; Wikum pinned Campos, GB, 0:34; Wikum def. Mead, Eureka, 6-4, OT; Wikum pinned Garcia, GB, 0:29; 1st place—Wikum def. Winchell, Liberal, 6-1

155—Bailey Sanders, HHS (5-0), 1st; Sanders pinned Crouch, Eureka, 0:14; Sanders pinned Lewis, GB, 1:37; Sanders pinned Monarrez, Liberal, 0:36; Sanders pinned Dodd, Eureka, 1:06; 1st place—Sanders pinned Perez, GB, 3:30