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Great Bend beats Manhattan wrestling, 47-24
Kadin Spragis, GB pins Jantzen Borge, M from Manhattan
Great Bend Kadin Spragis pins Jantzen Borge from Manhattan. - photo by Hugo Gonzalez

Great Bend's wrestling team shined under the bright spotlights at Great Bend.

No. 5 ranked 5A Great Bend overpowered No. 8 6A Manhattan 47-24 in Thursday's dual match. The Panthers won 10 of 14 matches.

Great Bend's Kadin Spragis (106), No. 6 state-ranked Avery Wolf (113), Owen Ridgeway (145), Scott Heilman (170) and Eli Witte (182) earned pins over Manhattan opponents.

Winning by decisions were Great Bend's No. 6 Drew Liles (126), No. 2 Carsyn Schooler (132), No. 2 Gage Fritz (152), and No. 4 Alex Randolph (160).

Manhattan's No. 4 state-ranked Easton Taylor (120) and No. 3 Damian Ilalio (285) won their matches,  but state-ranked .No. 6 Tate Sauder (132), No. 3 Blaisen Bammes (132), No. 3 Daron Island-Jones (152) and No. 6 Darius Island-Jones (160) lost their matches 


106—Kadin Spragis, GB pinned Jantzen Borge, M, 1:58 

113—No. 6 Avery Wolf, GB pinned Issac Lopez, M, 2:34

120—No. 4 Easton Taylor, M pinned No. 5 Wyatt Weber, GB, 3:43

126—No. 6 Drew Liles, GB def. No. 6 Tate Sauder, M, 7-2

132—No. 2 Carsyn Schooler, GB def. No. 3 Blaisen Bammes, 4-0

138—Quinn Hoffman, GB def. Tucker Brunner, M, 13-4

145—Owen Ridgeway, GB pinned Jaxon Vikander, M, 2:48

152—No. 2 Gage Fritz, GB def. No. 3 Daron Island-Jones, M, 9-3

160—No. 4 Alex Randolph, GB def. No. 6 Darius Island-Jones, M, 13-1

170—Scott Heilman, GB pinned Jeramiah Eustaquio, M, 3:06 

182—Eli Witte, GB pinned T.J. Tiede, M, 0:43  

195—DaShawn Edwards, M pinned Adrian Hertado, GB, 1:58

220—Anthuan Martinez, M pinned Jesus Favela, GB, 0:26

285—No. 3 Damian Ilalio, M pinned Kevin Miramontes, GB, 2:58