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Panthers Gomez, McMullen earn titles
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Kayle McMullen (Great Bend HS) celebrates a win over Evelyn Thornburg (Manhattan HS) (Fall 4:48) - photo by Hugo Gonzalez

Two Panthers earn wrestling titles

WICHITA – No. 2 state-ranked Daizy Gomez (130) and No. 3 ranked Kayle McMullen (125) earned first-place medals at the Wichita Heights Tournament.

In championship matches, Gomez pinned Maize’s Emma Vogel (0:34) and McMullen pinned Wichita Kapaun Mt. Carmel’s Vy Le-Do, 4-3.

Wichita Heights’ Jada Reed (1:26).

Panthers’ Camdyn Post (105) and Keira Leyva (110) placed runner-up. In title matches, Derby’s No. 3 ranked Amara Ehsa pinned Post (3:22) and Dodge City’s No. 1 ranked  Ashley Alonso pinned Leyva (1:53).

Finishing third were Braelyn Turner (120) with a pin over Wichita Heights’ Jada Reed (1:26); and Kirra Stevens (170) with a pin over Kapaun Mt. Carmel’s Chinyereugo Okafor (5:00) after previously losing to her in the bracket.


TEAM SCORES—1—Dodge City 179.5; 2—Chanute 140; 3—Great Bend 129; 4—Derby 123.5; 5—Kapaun Mt. Carmel 115; 6—Wichita NW 96; 7—Wichita Heights 71; 8—Maize 56; 9—Wichita North 40; 10—Valley Center 32


100—Trinaty Aumiller, GB; Murphy, WNW pinned Aumiller, 5:30; Guernsey, Chanute pinned Aumiller, 4:44

105—No. 6 Camdyn Post, GB, 2ND; Post pinned Cunningham, WNorth, 1:47; Post def. Alvarez, DC, 14-3; 1ST—No. 3 Amara Ehsa, Derby pinned Post, 3:22

110—Keira Leyva, GB, 2ND; Leyva pinned Freeman, WSouth, 1:04; Leyva pinned Murphy, WNW, 1:19; 1ST—No. 1 Ashley Alonso, DC pinned Leyva, 1:53

120—Braelyn Turner, GB, 3RD; Turner pinned Daniel, WWest, 1:07; Slater, WNW pinned Turner, 3:06; Turner pinned McCaskill, WSouth, 1:13; 3RD—Turner pinned Jada Reed, WHeights, 1:26

125—No. 3 Kayle McMullen, GB, 1ST; McMullen pinned Filippi, WHeights, 1:00; McMullen pinned Davis, WNW, 0:41; McMullen pinned Amador, WNorth, 3:27; 1ST—McMullen def. Vy Le-Do, KMC, 4-3

130—No. 2 Daizy Gomez, GB, 1ST; Gomez pinned Kieso, VC, 0:45; Gomez pinned Snowbarger, Derby 1:31;  1ST—Gomez pinned Emma Vogel, Maize, 0:34

135—Kaydence Demel, GB; Downs, Derby pinned Demel, 1:39; Hare, KMC pinned Demel; No. 5 Clements, Chanute pinned Demel, 1:24; Ramos, DC pinned Demel, 0:38

145—Josephine Blevins, GB; Blevins pinned Perales, Maize, 3:25; Tyler, WNorth pinned Blevins, 0:34; Miller, Chanute pinned Blevins, 1:46

155—Danica Cline, GB; Valdovinos, WNW def. Cline, 4-3; Johnson, WHeights pinned Cline, 2:01

170—Kirra Stevens, GB, 3RD; Okafor, KMC pinned Stevens, 1:31 Stevens pinned Simmons, WHeights, 0:33; Stevens pinned Herrera, WNorth, 0:19; Stevens pinned Sandoval, DC, 2:40; 3RD—Stevens pinned Chinyereugo Okafor, KMC, 5:00