PAOLA — The Great Bend High School wrestling team finished second at the Paola Invitational on Saturday night.
The Panthers, who had nine wrestlers place in the top eight, finished with 159 points.
Derby won the invite with 220 points.
Great Bend’s Keaton Sander (120-pound), Cody Lytle (132) and Kade Sander (152) each captured first place in their respective weight classes.
Jacob Crane (285) seized second place, Justin Henry (195) finished in third place, and Cody Liles (126) placed fourth.
Chrstian Rivas (160) came in fifth place, and Joe Lindenberger (182) and Eric Vazquez (106) finished in seventh place.
— Kevin Price
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING
1. Derby, 220; 2. Great Bend, 159; 3. ACC, 137; 4. Olathe North, 121; 5. Basehor Linwood, 116; 6. Pittsburg, 106.5; 7. Columbus, 84.5; 8. Shawnee Mission East, 81; 9. Lawrence Free State, 71.5; 10. Paola, 63; 11. Fort Scott, 62; 12. Sumner Academy, 59; 13. Bishop Miege, 49; 14. Topeka Highland Park, 43.5; 15. Atchison, 21; 16. Eudora, 9
Great Bend results
106 — Eric Vazquez, Great Bend lost to Tanner Smith, Derby, 10-6; def. Mike McClaskey, Eudora, pin; def. Tanner Cornwell, Topeka Highland, 7-4; def. Cameron Shanks, Lawrence Free State, pin
113 — Ryan DesLauriers, Great Bend lost to Phillip Moran, Fort Scott, pin; lost to Quailan Fowler, Lawrence Free State, pin
120 — Keaton Sander, Great Bend def. Hunter Evans, ACC, 17-0; def. Cole Stewart, Fort Scott, 20-4; def. Ryan Brocker, Paola, pin; def. Tanner Brown, Derby, 4-3
126 — Cody Liles, Great Bend def. Skylur VonWinklepleck, Pittsburg, pin; def. Jerad Heckman, Fort Scott, 3-1; lost to Cody McDonald, Derby, 3-1; def. Jeff Wallingford, Atchison, 12-4; lost to Grant Hollingsworth, Shawnee Mission East, 6-1
132 — Cody Lytle, Great Bend def. Chase Holub, Paola, pin; def. Noah Kennedy Eudora, pin; def. Noah Kennedy, Eudora, pin; def. Blake Stovall, Olathe North, pin; def. Justin Phillips, Basehor Linwood, 3-2
145 — Keegan Bowman, Great Bend lost to Elijah Miller, Topeka Highland Park, pin; def. Corey Thomas, Basehor Linwood, 6-0; lost to Sam Reiss, ACC, 8-0
152 — Kade Sander, Great Bend def. Caleb Cott, Topeka Highland Park, pin; def. Justin Wagner, ACC, pin; def. John Hopper, Basehor Linwood, 6-2
160 — Christian Rivas def. Kenny Seigel, Shawnee Mission East, pin; lost to Kossivi Esse, Sumner Academy, pin; def. Cory McCleary, Basehor Linwood, pin; lost to John Hughes, Fort Scott, 6-4; def. Tyler Moulden, Olathe North, sudden victory
170 — Andrew Reed, Great Bend lost to Ashton Poage, Paola, pin; def. Alias Martinez, Bishop Miege, 7-1; def. Camden Johnson, Eudora, pin; lost to Kaled Brooks, Olathe North, pin
182 — Joe Lindenberger, Great Bend lost to Zach Holtgrewe, Basehor Linwood, pin; def. Derek Weaver, Paola, pin; def. John Avalos, Pittsburg, pin; def. Chris Bozinos, Olathe North, pin
195 — Justin Henry, Great Bend, lost to Jadon McGaha, Olathe North, 3-2 tiebreaker; def. Sean Maxwell, Bishop Miege, 6-4; def. Jake Handke, ACC, pin; def. Armoni Coppins, Derby, pin
285 — Jacob Crane, Great Bend def. Cullen Povilonis, Basehor Linwood, pin; def. Nathan Fowler, Derby, pin; lost to Chase Miller, Olathe North, 5-2