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Panther wrestlers sweep Hays High
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Members of the 2021 GBMS volleyball team are front row—Lainey Smith, Jadynce Schroeder, Shatarah Newton, Henley Nairn, Rhett Nairn; second row—Hayley Suchy, Allie Gerhardt, Braelyn Turner, Kaitlyn Dreiling, Camryn Post, Alyvia Batchman, Miya Nachtigal, Kamryn Koelsch, Kya Behr, Meredith Mazouch, MacKenzie Lindberg, Jaselyn Werth, Heidi Jording, Braylee Carper, Kynli Shull; third row—Maddison Gaddis, Sophia Cale, Remmi Burkes, Katelyn Roddey, Ava Kaiser, Lydia Schaub, Alex Mayers, Araceli Aguilera, Zoey Mayberry, Sophia Elsen. back row—Naima Zapita, Gabriella Tomlin, Chalya Prenderegast, Kourtnee Leech, Olivia Boone, Madelynne Siefkes, Kimmy Hofflinger, Katherine Mazouch, Denver Ringo, Tatum Anderson, Alyssa McCulley, Kyra Lewis.

Great Bend's boys defeated Hays High 60-24 and the Panther girls completed the Western Athletic Conference wrestling sweep with a 42-9 dual-match victory Tuesday.

Panthers Kaden Spragis (106), Avery Wolf (113), John Szot (120), Robby Gutierrez (126), Cooper Liles (132),  Wyatt Weber (138),  Matthew Johnson (160), Scott Heilman (170), Gage Reimer (182) and Keyven Schroeder (195) all earned wins on pins.

"It was big domination. We earned a lot of pins," said Great Bend coach Nathan Broeckelman. "Our freshmen big boys are starting to score team points." 

Great Bend's Daizy Gomez (120) and Breanna Ridgeway (132) won on pins in the girls dual match. No. 3 ranked Hays High's Sarah Zimmerman edged No. 1 ranked Panther 101-pounder Breckyn Elliott 5-2.

"I knew their 109-pounder was good," Broeckelman said. "We wanted to get Breckyn a match."


106—Kaden Spragis, GB pinned Elijah McCullough, H, 0:16; 113—Avery Wolf, GB pinned Tacoma Augustine, H, 0:15; 120—John Szot, GB pinned Cyrus Vajnar, H, 1:06; 126—Robby Gutierrez,  GB pinned Ben Schumacher, H, 0:55; 132—Cooper Liles,  GB pinned Corbin Luck, H, 0:27; 138—Wyatt Weber, GB pinned Jake Talliaferro, H, 4:43; 145—Adin Flock, H, forfeit; 152—Dalton Dale, H pinned Mario Enriquez, GB, 0:11; 160—Matthew  Johnson, GB pinned Gabriel Garcia, H, 0:47; 170—Scott Heilman, GB pinned Trace Hale, H, 1:23; 182—Gage Reimer, GB pinned Kaiden Bunger, H, 0:57; 195—Keyven Schroeder, GB pinned Ashton Putz, H, 1:53); 220—Gavin Meyers, H, forfeit; 285—Karson Russell, H pinned Blake Davis, GB, 0:49


109—Sarah Zimmerman, H def. Breckyn Elliott, GB, 5-2; 115—Elsie  Chartier, H def. Caitlyn White, GB, 6-1; 120—Daizy Gomez, GB pinned Kay Dees, H, 0:19; 126—Katie Kuhlman, GB, forfeit; 132—Breanna Ridgeway, GB pinned Katie Gutierrez,  H, 1:10; 138—Lexi Deines, GB, forfeit; 143—Halle Lohmeyer, H def. Rosa Campos, GB, 9-4; 170—Alyssa Hinderliter, GB, forfeit; 191—Adleigh Humberg, GB, forfeit; 235— Dakota Baldwin, GB, forfeit