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Panther girls lose 39-36 to Liberal wrestlers
Lady Panther wrestler Daizy Gomez jumped in the air
Lady Panther wrestler Daizy Gomez jumped in the air with a celebration after pining Dodge City's Ariana De La Rosa, fitting for a potential state wrestling champion. - photo by Hugo Gonzalez

Liberal's girls won six of seven contested matches to edge No. 10 ranked Great Bend 39-36 in Thursday's Western Athletic Conference wrestling dual match. Liberal's girls earned the first WAC dual match victory in school history.

No. 2 ranked Daizy Gomez (130) pinned Liliana Santiago (2:41) for the Panthers' only contested victory. 

Panthers Braelyn Turner (120), No. 4 Kayle McMullen (125), Josephine Blevins (145), Danica Cline (155) and Kirra Stevens (170) earned forfeit wins.

Liberal won a pair of battles between state-ranked wrestlers. No. 4 ranked Isabela Gutierrez pinned No. 6 Camdyn Post (3:07); and No. 1 Hayleen Martinez pinned No. 4 Natalee Daniels (0:52).


100—Carlile, L def. Kayle Baldwin, GB, 2-0

105—No. 4 Gutierrez, L pinned No. 6 Camdyn Post, Gb, 3:07

110—Pinon, L pinned Keira Leyva, GB, 3:27

120—Braelyn Turner, GB, forfeit

125—No. 4 Kayle McMullen, GB, forfeit

130—No. 2 Daizy Gomez, GB pinned Santiago, L, 2:41

135—Queza, L pinned Kaydence Demel, GB, 0:56

140—Valenzuela, L pinned Shatarah Newon, GB, 3:32

145—Josephine Blevins, GB, forfeit

155—Danica Cline, GB, forfeit

170—Kirra Stevens, GB, forfeit

190—No. 1 Martinez, L pinned No. 4 Natalee Daniels, GB, 0:52

235—Torres, L, forfeit