HOISINGTON — Hoisington High’s Tanner Cassity (126), No. 2 state-ranked Christopher Ball (145), No. 2 state-ranked Justin Bradley (220) and No. 2 state-ranked Landen Urban (285) earned first place at the Cardinal Classic Wrestling Tournament. The Cardinals scored 139.5 points to finish second behind Marysville (192).
In championship matches, Cassity defeated Marysville’s Skylar Widmer, 11-9 in overtime; Ball defeated Dodge City’s Howard Johnson, 13-5; Bradley downed Cimarron’s Eli Valentine 5-2; and Landen Urban pinned Holcomb’s Aaron Hernandez in 1:23. Landen Urban pinned all five opponents.
Hoisington’s No. 5 state-ranked Austin McHenry (195) finished runner-up by winning three of four matches. Sean Urban (160) and Jeremy Breit (170) each finished third. Dustin Edmonson (132) finished fourth with a loss in 2:20 against Wichita North’s Karis Jackson.
Christopher Ball was state runner-up and Landen Urban placed fifth and Cassity sixth at Class 3-1A state last year.
Cardinal Classic Wrestling Tournament
Team scores—1. Marysville 192; 2. Hoisington 139.5; 3. Great Bend 137.5; 4. Dodge City 130; 5. Holcomb 65.5; 6. Concordia 61; 7. Cimarron 58; 8. Larned 49; 9. Wichita North 47
113—Dylan Carrier, HHS (1-6), 8th; Zach Strait, Concordia pinned Carrier, 0:46; Carrier pinned Sebastian Sanchez, Great Bend, 2:59; Chance Hight, Marysville def. Carrier, 16-0; Miguel Bernal, Wichita North 1-4 pinned Carrier, 3:49; 7th Place—Sanchez, GB pinned Carrier, 5:51
120—Trey Byers, HHS (0-4); Jacob Henson, Holcomb def. Byers, 17-5; Ethan Crownover, Marysville pinned Byers, 1:15; Josh Hibbs, Cimarron pinned Byers, 1:47; Marino Lujano, Wichita North pinned Byers, 1:14
126—Tanner Cassity, HHS (7-1), 1st; Cassity pinned Antonio Ruiz, Wichita North, 1:24; Cassity pinned Marcus Nolde, Larned, 3:13; Cassity def. Ambrose Shaughnessy, Cimarron, 16-0; Cassity pinned Colton Flores, Holcomb, 0:56; 1st Place—Cassity def. Skylar Widmer, Marysville, 11-9, OT
132—Dustin Edmonson, HHS (2-5), 4th; Cody Liles, Great Bend pinned Edmonson, 2:30; Edmonson def. Jorden Drimmel, Larned, 9-7; Edmonson pinned Kyler Caspers, Concordia, 0:55; Chris Deters, Marysville pinned Edmonson, 1:35; 3rd Place—Karis Jackson Wichita North pinned Edmonson, 2:20
138—Damon Luerman, HHS (0-3); Derek Roever, Marysville pinned Luerman, 0:31; Tylor Garcia, Dodge City pinned Luerman, 0:34; Jalen Kraisinger, Larned pinned Luerman, 1:51
145—Christopher Ball, HHS (8-0), 1st; Ball pinned Jayson Lambert, Holcomb, 0:39; Ball def. Isaac Gomez, Wichita North, 15-0; Ball pinned Gary Barker, Larned, 1:04; 1st Place—Ball 8-0 def. Howard Johnson, Dodge City, 13-5
152—Ethan Nichols, HHS (1-3), 6th; Carlos Rojas, Dodge City pinned Nichols, 1:59; Alex Rowe, Holcomb pinned Nichols, 0:28; Nichols pinned Tanner Dewey, Cimarron, 1:00; 5th Place—Jacob Alcantar, Wichita North pinned Nichols, 1:33
160—Sean Urban, HHS (4-4), 3rd; Urban pinned Preston Moon, DC, 3:53; Urban def. Keegan Bowman, GB, 3-1; Chance Rodriguez, Holcomb def. Urban, 8-6, OT; Jacob Stryker, Marysville def. Urban, 9-5
170—Jeremy Breit, HHS (5-4), 3rd; Breit pinned Terron Dooley, Larned, 5:30; Breit def. Joseph Sanchez, DC, 10-0; Christian Rivas, GB pinned Breit, 4:26; Breit def. Isaac Doell Wichita North, 3-2; Jacob Mintzmyer, Marysville def. Breit, 9-0
182—Benjamin Schneider, HHS (1-6); Jose Batres, GB pinned Schneider, 4:34; Josh Seabolt, Cimarron pinned Schneider, 1:23; Cole Trent, DC pinned Schneider, 1:54; Nick Ackerman, Marysville 10-3 won by forfeit over Schneider
195—Austin McHenry, HHS (5-3), 2nd; McHenry pinned Jordan Gomez, Wichita North, 0:24; McHenry pinned Derek Bogner, Cimarron, 0:48; McHenry pinned Ansony Quezada, DC, 0:36; Caleb Vogelsberg, Marysville def. McHenry, 6-1
220—Justin Bradley, HHS (1st); Bradley pinned Nate Williams Larned, 0:35; Bradley def. Eli Valentine Cimarron, 3-2; Bradley def. Tristin Detimore, Marysville, 9-3; Bradley def. Sam Witte, Great Bend, 3-1; 1st Place—Bradley def. Eli Valentine, Cimarron, 5-2;
285—Landen Urban, HHS (9-0), 1st; Urban pinned Evan Darville, DC, 0:21; Urban pinned Austin Higbee Concordia, 0:12; Urban pinned Jamie Bourgeois, Cimarron, 0:33; Urban pinned Alexis Granados Wichita North,0:32; 1st Place—Urban pinned Aaron Hernandez, Holcomb, 1:23