The Great Bend Middle School wrestling team downed Scott City 54-47 and Abilene 63-42 in season opening home matches.
Two days later the GBMS squad traveled to Manhattan for the Little Apple Grapple where the team continued the momentum.
Wrestlers who placed in the varsity bracket include — 1st place, John Zot, 80 pounds; 1st place, Kaden Spragis, 85 pounds; 2nd place, Damian Revas, 100 pounds; and 2nd place, Scott Heilman, 120 pounds; 3rd place, Wyatt Weber, 90 pounds; 3rd place, Avory Wolf, 95 pounds. “We have a great group of young men,” said Great Bend coach Norbert Muth. “Our practice work ethic has been great since we started. Our beginners and our experienced wrestlers are hard workers and learn fast. I was very pleased with our performance, both varsity and JV this week.”