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No. 6 Panthers roar past Redskins, 66-6
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Panthers Cooper Liles and Matthew Johnson earn their 100th career victories Thursday against Liberal.

Great Bend Panthers Cooper Liles and Matthew Johnson celebrated Senior Night by capturing their 100th career high school wrestling victories. The No. 6 ranked 5A Panthers swept 12 contested matches to overwhelm Liberal 66-6 in Thursday's Western Athletic dual match.

No. 3 ranked Liles (150) pinned Wyatt Mannel (1:32). No. 5 Johnson (215) closed out Liberal's Matthew Trejo 7-0. 

Great Bend's five other state-ranked wrestlers cruised to victories.

No. 5 Triston Tomlinson (120) pinned Brian Casas (2:32); No. 6 Kaiden Hoffman (132) pinned Rob Catalan (1:47); No. 2 Jace Schartz (157) defeated Bartolo Rodriguez, 19-4; No. 6 Aidan Davidson defeated Julian Harvey, 15-0; and No. 4 Trenton Kern downed Elvos Alba, 6-3.

Panthers Ambrose Kramer (113), Hayden Liles (126), Hayden Kelly (138), Michael Montoya (165) and Brody Schnoebelen (285) also earned wins. Montoya survived a wild 9-7 victory against Oscar Pablo. 


106—Rivas, L, forfeit

113—Ambrose Kramer, GB pinned Orrantia, L, 1:54

120—No. 5 Triston Tomlinson, GB pinned Casas, L, 2:32

126—Hayden Liles, GB pinned Ortiz, L, 0:46)

132—No. 6 Kaiden Hoffman, GB pinned Catalan, L, 1:47

138—Hayden Kelly, GB def. Brockett, L, 16-0

144—Blake Stein, GB, forfeit

150—No. 3 Cooper Liles, GB pinned Mannel, L, 1:32

157—No. 2 Jace Schartz, GB def. Rodriguez, L, 19-4

165—Michael Montoya, GB def. Pablo, L, 9-7

175--No. 6 Aidan Davidson, GB def. Harvey, L, 15-0

190—No. 4 Trenton Kern, GB def. Alba, L, 6-3

215—No. 5 Matthew Johnson, GB def. Trejo, L, 7-0

285—Brody Schnoebelen, GB pinned Sandoval, L, 0:30