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Four Panther wrestlers place in 5A
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PARK CITY — No. 3 state-ranked Drew Liles (41-8, 113) led four Great Bend wrestlers with a third-place finish in the Class 5A state wrestling championships. Liles downed Emporia’s Levi Buckridge 1-0 for third place and won four of five matches. Newton’s 5A state champion Logan Treaster beat Liles 10-2 in the semifinals.
Liles pinned Topeka Seaman’s Kyle Adams (3:38), downed Blue Valley Southwest’s Justin Williams 3-1 and beat KC Schlagle’s Jonah Andrew 4-0.
The Panthers scored 49 points to place 13th. Goddard scored 236.5 points to defend its 5A state wrestling title.
Carsyn Schooler (21-11, 120) and No. 5 ranked George Weber (42-11) both placed fifth with victories Saturday. Schooler downed Goddard Eisenhower;’s Seth Doud 18-14 for fifth place. Weber beat Aquinas John Akin 4-2 for the second time after an identical 4-2 victory in the quarterfinals. Weber lost 5-2 to runner-up Aidan Campbell of Maize.
Gage Fritz (35-11, 152) placed sixth with a 3-0 loss to Goddard’s Trevor Dopps. State runner-up Jarrett Bendure of Mill Valley downed Fritz 6-3 in the quarterfinals.
Panthers Braxton Schooler (20-22, 138), Alex Randolph (28-18, 145), Jeffrey Spragis (22-21, 160) and Jacob Meeks (18-17, 182) also competed in the 5A state wrestling tournament.
113—Drew Liles, GB (41-8), third; Liles pinned Kyle Adams, Seaman, 3:38; Liles def. Justin Williams, BVSW, 3-1; Logan Treaster, Newton def. Liles, 10-2; Liles def. Jonah Andrews, KC Schlagle, 4-0; 3RD PLACE—Liles def. Levi Buckridge, Emporia, 1-0
120—Carsyn Schooler, (21-11), fifth; Schooler def. Byron Kirkwood, KC Turner, 9-2; Bret Minor, Aqwuinas def. Schooler , GB, 19-2; Schooler def. Isaiah Holmes, Goddard, 8-3; Schooler def. Bobby Primers, KC Schlagle, 12-6; Hartwell Taylor, Leavenoworth def. Schooler, 4-2; 5TH PLACE—Schooler def. Seth Doud, Eisenhower, 18-14
132—George Weber, GB (42-11), fifth; Weber pinned Kane Taddese, Olathe West, 1:20; Weber def. John Akin, Aquinas, 4-2; Aidan Campbell, Maize def. Weber, 5-2; Nilton Sandoval, Emporia def. Weber, 3-1, OT; 5TH PLACE—Weber def. John Akin, Aquinas, 4-2
138—Braxton Schooler, GB (20-22); Joe Irwin, Lansing pinned B. Schooler, GB, 1:26; David Green, Pittsburg def. B. Schooler, 5-2
145—Alex Randolph, GB (28-18); Riley McCall, BVSW pinned Randolph, 4:31; Angelo Plakio, Highland Park def. Randolph, 5-2
152—Gage Fritz, GB (35-11), sixth; Fritz def. Malachi Tinnel, Lansing, 12-10; Jarrett Bendure, Mill Valley def. Fritz, 6-3; Fritz pinned Dylan Williams, Topeka Seaman, 23:50; Fritz def. Ken Hartzell, Highland Park, 7-4; Hunter Williams, Emporia pinned Fritz, 4:44; 5TH PLACE—Trevor Dopps, Goddard def. Fritz, 3-0
160—Jeffrey Spragis, GB (22-21); Phoenix Downs, KC Schlagle def. Jeffrey Spragis, GB, 8-6; Spragis def. Baily Meredith, Seaman, 8-3; Courtez Orange, Wichita Heights pinned Spragis, 3:38
182—Jacob Meeks, GB (18-17); Tyler Green, Lansing def. Meeks, GB, 17-9; Meeks pinned Aaron Campbell, BVSW, 3:42; Hayden Keopke, Mill Valley def. Meeks, 8-0
TEAM SCORES—1—Goddard 236.5; 2—Valley Center 125; 3—Maize 119; 4—Mill Valley 113.5; 5—BV Southwest 107.5; 6—Newton 97.5; 7—Emporia 91; 8—Aquinas 90.5; 9—KC Schlagle 80.5; 10—Shawnee Heights 78.5; 11—Wichita-Kapaun Mt. Carmel 72.5; 12—Lansing 51.5; 13—Great Bend 49; 14—Wichita Carroll 46; 15—Salina Central 45; 16—Liberal 43; 17—Wichita Heights 35; 18—KC Turner 32; Leavenworth 32; 20—Salina South 25.5
106—1—Henschel, Goddard; 2—Keal, Mill Valley; 3—McMullen, BVSW; 4—Maestas, Lansing; 5—Demoss, Maize South; 6—Camacho, Maize
113—1—Treaster, Newton; 2—Glover, Goddard; 3—Liles, Great Bend; 4—Buckridge, Emporia; 5—Andrews, KC Schlagle; 6—Williams, BVSW
120—1—Spangler, Kapaun; 2—Madden, BVSW; 3—Minor, Aquinas; 4—Taylor, Leavenworth; 5—Carsyn Schooler, Great Bend; 6—Doud, Eisenhower
126—1—Turner, KC Schlagle; 2—Simma, Aquinas; 3—Fisher, Goddard; 4—Burgoon, Salina Central; 5—Turkali, VC: 6—Dennison, BVSW
132—1—Pirl, Goddard; 2—Campbell, Maize; 3—Markovich, Mill Valley; 4—Sandoval, Emporia; 5—George Weber, Great Bend; 6—Akin, Aquinas
138—1—Onwugbufor, Maize; 2—Gomez, VC; 3—Vogan, Salina South; 4—Irwin, Lansing; 5—Atkins, Goddard; 6—Scott, Mill valley
145—1—Ward, Mill Valley; 2— Boone, VC; 3—Craine, Goddard; 4—Gilkey, Wichita Heights; 5—Williams, Emporia; 6—Lair, Pittsburg
152—1—Villalpando, Maize; 2—Bendure, Mill Valley; 3—Wiliams, Emporia; 4—Hancock, Leavenworth; 5—Dopps, Goddard; 6—Gage Fritz, Great Bend
160—1—Lange, Goddard; 2—Patterson, Shawnee Hts. 3—Ramirez, VC; 4—Delgado, Emporia; 5—Gumeringer, Andover; 6—Harper, Newton
170—1—Boone, VC: 2—Fisher, Goddard; 3—Mills, Kapaun; 4—Reynolds, Shawnee Hts. 5—Arend, BVSW; 6—Fitzmier, Maize
182—1—Peters, Salina Central; 2—Andres, Goddard; 3—Haas, Maize; 4—Lautt, Lenexa St. James; 5—Monerrez, Liberal; 6—Keopke, Mill Valley
195—1—Hendrickson, Newton; 2—Bockover, Carroll; 3—Gana, Aquinas; 4—Atkins, Goddard; 5—Scott, Wichita Heights; 6—Bates, KC Turner
220—1—Duhart, NVSW; 2—Gautschi, Newton; 3—Willert, Goddard; 4—Killman, Shawnee Hts. 5—Quiggle, Maize; 6—Wilson, Andover
285—1—Trejo, Liberal; 2—Caldwell, VC; 3—Wallace, KC Schlagle; 4—Lowe, Kapaun; 5—Reeves, Aquinas; 6—McKee, Lansing