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Cardinals capture Ellis Tournament
Seven Cardinals place first
Hoisington wrestling
The Hoisington Cardinals capture the Ellis Tournament.

ELLIS — Seven Hoisington High wrestlers captured first place in the Ellis Railer Round-Robin Wrestling Tournament. The Cardinals scored 252 points and WaKeeney-Trego placed second (160).
Dylan Carrier (120), Tanner Cassity (132), Dustin Edmondson (138), Dante Urban (152), Wyatt Pedigo (170), Sean Urban (182) and Landen Urban (285) placed first for No. 2 ranked Class 3A Hoisington.
Brinttain Noah (160), Benjamin Schneider (195) and Cade Boxberger (220) each placed runner-up.
The tournament allowed for teams to bring all of their participants in wrestling to compete in a round robin setup. Teams designated who their scoring wrestler would be at each weight. Extra team’s members at a weight class competed with other team members for the varsity medal, but could not score team points. Non-scoring wrestlers who placed third were Nicholas Long (152), Jake Curtis (170), Jared Curtis (182).
Hoisington competed without Dayne Yott, Justin Bradley, Jonathan Ball and Christopher Ball, who were unable to compete.
“I was very pleased with how our team has been able to perform,” said Hoisington coach Dan Schmidt. “This is a very strong team that has very high expectations. We are gifted with some outstanding kids at the varsity and JV level.”
Hoisington will be the site of the Cardinal Corner Classic starting at 3 p.m. Friday at the Hoisington Activity Center.
“We will try to get our full team on the mat Friday,” Schmidt said. “We will make major moves to our lineup for that tournament. But I do not expect our lineup to be in place until mid-January. We are battling some injuries. Our late start with athletes having traveled deep into the football playoffs will cause our lineup to fluctuate.”

TEAM TOTALS—1—Hoisington 252; 2—Trego 160; 3—Ellis 147; 4—Council Grove 113; 5—Hillsboro 110; 6—Stockton 54; 7—Goodland 23
113—Colton Bacon, Council Grove pinned Doss,1:41; John Kuhn, Trego pinned Doss, 0:22; Raymond Johnston, Hillsboro pinned Doss, 0:26; Reece Kroeger, Ellis pinned Doss, 3:02; Inigo Barrena Carpio, HHS def. Doss, 10-0
113—Inigo Barrena Carpio, 5th Kuhn Trego 9-0 pinned Inigo Barrena Carpio 1-4 0:33; Johnston, Hillsboro pinned Barrena Carpio, 0:33; Kroeger, Ellis pinned Barrena Carpio, 0:31; Bacon, Council Grove pinned Barrena Carpio, 1:07; Barrena Carpio def. Doss, HHS, 10-0
120—Dylan Carrier, 1st; Carrier pinned William Spaich, Hillsboro, 0:52; Carrier def. Dylan Brown, 9-1
132—Tanner Cassity, HHS, 1st; Cassity pinned Isaiah Galindo, Goodland, 0:15; Cassity pinned Thomas Sheperd, Ellis. 1:15; Cassity pinned Marlon Thomas, Goodland, 1:04; Cassity pinned Billy Sales, Council Grove, 0:46
138—Dustin Edmonson, HHS, 1st; Edmonson pinned Jacob Smith, Council Grove, 0:50; Edmonson pinned Jeremy Ross Goodland, 0:29; Edmonson pinned Kaden Ward, Hillsboro, 3:33
152—Dante Urban, HHS, 1st; Urban pinned Matt Coe, Council Grove, 1:12; Urban pinned Taryn Norstrom, Hillsboro, 0:33; Urban pinned Dylan Horton, Hillsboro, 1:33; Urban pinned Kyle Horton, Hillsboro, 2:39; Urban pinned Long, HHS, 1:58
152—Nicholas Long, HHS, 3rd; Long pinned Dylan Horton, Hillsboro, 1:49; Long pinned Matt Coe, Council Grove, 5:45; Kyle Horton, Hillsboro pinned Long, HHS, 1:06; Long pinned Taryn Norstrom, Hillsboro, 0:40; Urban, HHS pinned Long 1:58
160—Brinttain Noah, HHS,2nd; Noah 5-3 pinned Blake Spencer, Trego, 0:37; Noah pinned Colby Burkhart, Trego, 0:54; Noah pinned Jalen Basart, Stockton, 1:14; Championship—Dalton Hensley, Ellis pinned Noah, 1:20
170—Jake Curtis, HHS, 3rd; Hunter Folsom, Trego 7-3 pinned Curtis 5:54; Curtis pinned Blayn Waters, Goodland, 0:22; Wyatt Pedigo, HHS def. Curtis. 5-4; Curtis pinned Caden Huff, Stockton, 0:11; Curtis def. Jaden Priest, Hillsboro, 12-1
170—Wyatt Pedigo, HHS, 1st; Pedigo pinned Caden Huff, Stockton, 0:15; Pedigo def. Hunter Folsom ,Trego, 10-2; Pedigo def. Curtis, HHS, 5-4; Pedigo pinned Jaden Priest, Hillsboro, 1:27; Pedigo pinned Blayn Waters, Goodland, 0:30
182—Sean Urban placed 1st; Urban pinned Curtis, HHS, 1:31; Urban pinned Bitter, HHS, 1:34 Urban pinned Preston Gilbert, Council Grove, 3:04; Urban def. Tanner Lowry, Trego, 7-2
182—Jared Curtis, HHS 3rd; Curtis pinned Bitter, HHS, 0:41; Urban, HHS pinned Curtis, 1:31; Curtis def. Gilbert, Council Grove, 12-2; Lowry, Trego pinned Curtis, 1:57
182—Trey Bitter, HHS, 4th; Curtis pinned Bitter, 0:41; Lowry, Trego pinned Bitter, 3:02; Urban, HHS pinned Bitter, 1:34; Bitter def. Gilbert, Council Grove, 9-6
195—Benjamin Schneider, HHS, pinned Zach Rubio, HHS, 1:00; Dillon Dunn, Trego pinned Rubio, 1:17
195—Benjamin Schneider, HHS, 2nd; Schneider pinned Rubio, HHS, 1:00; Dunn, Trego pinned Schneider, 3:26
220—Cade Boxberger, HHS, 2nd; Boxberger 1-1 pinned Parker Opat, Trego, 3:42; Josh Smith, Ellis pinned Boxberger, 0:34
285—Landen Urban, HHS, 1st; Urban pinned Riley Philborn, HHS, 0:20; Urban pinned Ben Wallace, Ellis, 0:37; Urban pinned Brady Block, Council Grove, 1:01; Urban pinned Brady Mattke, Trego, 0:30
285—Ben Wallace, Ellis pinned Riley Philborn, HHS, 1:57; Urban pinned Philborn, 0:20; Block, Council Grove pinned Philborn, 1:41; Mattke, Trego pinned Philborn, 0:50