ELLSWORTH — In a competition between two ranked teams in Class 3-1A, the Hoisington High School wrestling team opened the dual portion of their schedule on Thursday, topping Ellsworth on the road 43-21.
The Cardinals are ranked No. 2 in the latest Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association poll, while Ellsworth is ranked No. 10.
Trailing 21-12, Hoisington swept the final six matches to outscore Ellsworth 33-0 and win.
Hoisington is back in action on Friday when it hosts the Cardinal Corner Classic Varsity Tournament, which starts at 3 p.m. at the Hoisington Activity Center.
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING
Hoisington 43, Ellsworth 21
113 — Ty Nienke, ELSW, def. Kody Lang, HHS, pin
120 — Landon Harmon, HHS, def. Pat Zamrzla, ELSW, 7-2
126 — Dodge Ellegood, ELSW, def. Natalie Sanders, HHS, 6-3
132 — Brandon Ball, HHS, def. David Koralek III, ELSW, pin
138 — Johnathan Ball, HHS, def. Marshall Barkow, ELSW, 5-2
145 — Mo Rojas, ELSW, def. Cameron Richter, HHS, pin
152 — Zach Martin, ELSW, def. Nicholas Hughes, HHS, pin
160 — Hunter Hanzlick, HHS, def. Tevin Rice, ELSW, 11-1
170 — Austin McHenry, HHS, def. Cody Bird, ELSW, pin
182 — Justin Bradley, HHS, open
195 — Avery Urban, HHS, def. Ethan Haase, ELSW, pin
220 — Kagan Blackwell, HHS, def. Zachary Gustus, ELSW, 6-0
285 — Chance Boor, HHS, def. Ricardo Roman, ELSW, pin