PRATT — Larned High School’s returning Class 4A state qualifier Kaiden Reed placed runner-up in the Pratt Wrestling Tournament. Reed lost 1-0 to Buhler’s Jon Yates in the 285-pound division finals. Reed won two of three matches.
Larned’s Skyler Hoch (195) placed fourth and lost twice to Augusta’s Blake Watkins. Larned’s Marcus Nolde (113) and Dalton Barker (132) each lost two matches.
— Jim Misunas
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING
Pratt Wrestling Tournament
113 — Jake Goldenstein, Augusta pinned Marcus Nolde, Larned, 0:29; Andy Davis, Sublette, pinned Nolde,l 3:47.
132 — Greg McClurg, Liberal def. Dalton Barker, Larned, 13-4; Denton Russell, Eisenhower, pinned Barker, 2:45.
195 — Blake Watkins, Augusta pinned Skyler Hoch, Larned, 2:55; Hoch pinned George Waiasa, Liberal, 3:24; Watkins def. Hoch, 6-1.
285 — Kaiden Reed, Larned, pinned Austin Ochoa, Ulysses, 5:43; Reed pinned Sam Massey, Sublette, 1:27; Championship — Jon Yates, Buhler, def. Reed, 1-0.
• Larned wrestlers earn JV titles
LARNED — Larned’s Gary Barker (145) and Kobe Kraisinger (126) placed first at the Thomas More Prep JV Tournament Saturday at Larned. Barker won five matches and Kraisinger won three matches.
Larned’s Max Easley (126) and Wyatt Davis (170) each placed third. Jalen Kraisinger (132) and Dalton McClendon finished fourth. Jasmine Martin (145) and Dakota Green (160) finished sixth.
Larned JV results from TMP
126 — Kobe Kraisinger, Larned, pinned Caleb Swaney, Hoisington; Kraisinger pinned Brewin LaBarge, Ellis; Kraisinger def. Max Easley, Larned, 5-0; Easley pinned Swaney, Hoisington; LaBarge def. Easley, 7-2.
132 — Josh Plante, TMP pinned Jalen Kraisinger, Larned; Alex Soltero, Dodge City pinned Kraisinger; Devon Asebedo, Dodge City pinned Kraisinger; Kraisinger pinned Stephan Windholz, TMP; Kraisinger pinned Brittain Noah, Hoisington.
145 — Gary Barker pinned Jasmine Martin, Larned; Barker pinned Dawson Cox, Pratt; Barker pinned Austin Meyer, Russell; Barker def. Cordell Ratliff, Wakeeney; Barker def. Daniel Ramirez, Pratt, injury.
170 — Jeremy Breit, Hoisington pinned Wyatt Davis, Larned; Davis pinned Benjamin Schneider, Hoisington; Davis pinned Josh Smith, Ellis.
Hoisington JV results from TMP
113 — Kody Lang (second place) lost to Brayan Balderrama, Pratt, pin; def. Dakota Slack, Phillipsburg, pin; def. Alex Tinkel, Hays, pin; def. Bryson Parson, Ellis, pin; def. Ethan Jenses, Hays, pin
126 — Caleb Swaney (fourth) lost to Brevin LaBarge, Ellis, pin; lost to Kobe Kraisinger, Larned, pin; lost to Max Easley, Larned, pin
132 — Brinttain Noah (sixth) lost to Jalen Kraisinger, Larned, pin; lost to Devon Asebedo, Dodge City, pin; lost to Alex Soltero, Dodge City, pin; lost to Josh Plante, TMP, pin; lost to Stephan Windholz, Hays, pin
152 — Nicholas Hughes (DNP) lost to Jacob Roth, TMP, pin; lost to Tristan Hampton, Dodge City, pin
170 — Jeremy Breit (second) lost to Austin Petz, Hays, 7-1; def. Wyatt Davis, Larned, pin; def. Dylan Mermis, Russell, pin
170 — Benjamin Schneider (DNP) lost to Austin Petz, decision; def. Matthew Bemiss, Dodge City, pin; lost to Wyatt Davis, Larned, pin
285 — Colin Hinds (third) lost to Thomas Harman, Hays, pin; def. DaShaun Smith, Trego, pin; def. Noah Brown, Larned, pin; def. Brody Nicholas, Hoisington, 3-2
285 — Brody Nicholas (fourth) def. Trevar Younger, Hoisington, pin; lost to Colin Hinds, Hoisington, 3-2; def. DaShaun Nicholas, Trego, pin; lost to Thomas Harman, Hays, pin
285 — Trevar Younger (DNP) lost to Jacob McCurdy, Lyons, pin; lost to Brody Nicholas, Hoisington, pin