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Rocky Welton Invitational
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GARDEN CITY — Any Kansas high school wrestling team would be hard-pressed to be facing tougher competion than what was showcased on Friday and Saturday at the Rocky Welton Invitational at Garden City High School.

Great Bend High School was led by junior Greg Burley, who captured third place at 132 pounds, beating Arkansas City’s Kendall Biddle by decision in a consolation match.

Panthers senior Bryce Hofmeister (160) placed fifth, winning by decision over Zac Finch of Garden City.

Gunar Brewer (220) of GBHS was pinned by Newton’s Raymond Gallegos in a fifth-place match, and Cody Liles (120) lost by decision to Dodge City's Clay Weil in a fifth-place match.

The Panthers have a home quadrangular at the Panther Athletic Center on Thursday.

Rocky Welton Invitational

Wrestllng Tournament

At Garden City

The "New" Garden



106-pound results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Logan Terrill of Ark City
Second Place - Michael Prieto of Garden City
Third Place - Diondre Garcia of Monte Vista
Fourth Place - Lawrance Sandoval of Piedra Vista
5th Place - Stephen Tujague of St. James
6th Place - Landon Wood of Maize
First Place Match
Logan Terrill (Ark City) 24-9, So. over Michael Prieto (Garden City) 32-2, Fr. (Dec 6-3).
Third Place Match
Diondre Garcia (Monte Vista) 29-3, Jr. over Lawrance Sandoval (Piedra Vista) 34-3, So. (Dec 6-0).
Fifth Place Match
Stephen Tujague (St. James ) 27-7, Fr. over Landon Wood (Maize) 9-7, Fr. (I-D 0:00).

113 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Paul Mascarenas of Cleveland
Second Place - Joey Defore of Ark City
Third Place - Phillip Archuleta of Piedra Vista
Fourth Place - Jaysen Yakobson of Bear Creek
5th Place - Jaden McRoberts of Dodge City
6th Place - Hunter Furnish of Andale
First Place Match
Paul Mascarenas (Cleveland) 29-1, Sr. over Joey Defore (Ark City) 21-13, Jr. (Pin 2:33).
Third Place Match
Phillip Archuleta (Piedra Vista) 34-6, So. over Jaysen Yakobson (Bear Creek) 13-6, Jr. (Pin 4:05).
Fifth Place Match
Jaden McRoberts (Dodge City) 30-10, So. over Hunter Furnish (Andale) 11-6, Sr. (Dec 3-2).

120 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Jacob Palmgren of Piedra Vista
Second Place - Reese Cokeley of St. James
Third Place - Tyler Mies of Andale
Fourth Place - Stetson Loader of Baca County
5th Place - Clay Weil of Dodge City
6th Place - Cody Liles of Great Bend
First Place Match
Jacob Palmgren (Piedra Vista) 28-0, Jr. over Reese Cokeley (St. James ) 33-13, Jr. (Dec 10-4).
Third Place Match
Tyler Mies (Andale) 24-3, Jr. over Stetson Loader (Baca County) 23-3, Jr. (Pin 2:59).
Fifth Place Match
Clay Weil (Dodge City) 31-7, Fr. over Cody Liles (Great Bend) 23-10, Fr. (Dec 5-0).

126 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Alex Kough of Scott City
Second Place - Quinton Harrison of Newton
Third Place - PT Garcia of Bear Creek
Fourth Place - Brett Moon of Maize
5th Place - Ethan Coombs of Centauri
6th Place - Dalton Dietrich of Ark City
First Place Match
Alex Kough (Scott City) 18-3, Sr. over Quinton Harrison (Newton) 22-7, Sr. (Dec 9-3).
Third Place Match
PT Garcia (Bear Creek) 24-2, Jr. over Brett Moon (Maize) 28-6, Fr. (Dec 5-0).
Fifth Place Match
Ethan Coombs (Centauri) 19-7, Sr. over Dalton Dietrich (Ark City) 24-12, Sr. (I-D 0:00).

132 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Jacob Rubio of Randall
Second Place - Tevin Briscoe of Garden City
Third Place - Greg Burley of Great Bend
Fourth Place - Kendall Biddle of Ark City
5th Place - Cody Smith of Liberal
6th Place - Anthony Juckes of Piedra Vista
First Place Match
Jacob Rubio (Randall) 18-0, Jr. over Tevin Briscoe (Garden City) 32-4, So. (Dec 6-3).
Third Place Match
Greg Burley (Great Bend) 23-4, Jr. over Kendall Biddle (Ark City) 24-16, Fr. (Dec 1-0).
Fifth Place Match
Cody Smith (Liberal) 24-10, Sr. over Anthony Juckes (Piedra Vista) 34-6, So. (Dec 8-4).

138 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Dane Edwards of Dodge City
Second Place - Jesse Nieto of Cleveland
Third Place - Max Detwiler of Emporia
Fourth Place - Clay Seemann of Baca County
5th Place - JoAngel Cortez of Ulysses
6th Place - Melvin Gutierrez of Fairview
First Place Match
Dane Edwards (Dodge City) 26-2, Sr. over Jesse Nieto (Cleveland) 28-8, So. (Maj 9-0).
Third Place Match
Max Detwiler (Emporia) 32-6, Jr. over Clay Seemann (Baca County) 25-4, Sr. (OT 5-4).
Fifth Place Match
JoAngel Cortez (Ulysses) 23-9, Sr. over Melvin Gutierrez (Fairview ) 26-8, Jr. (Dec 9-6).

145 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Cody Eastman of Ark City
Second Place - Patrick Weaver of Hugoton
Third Place - Chris Thompson of Randall
Fourth Place - Trevor Kennedy of Garden City
5th Place - Ben Vanlerberg of St. James
6th Place - Ayodale Briamah of Liberal
First Place Match
Cody Eastman (Ark City) 29-3, Sr. over Patrick Weaver (Hugoton) 20-3, Sr. (Dec 6-0).
Third Place Match
Chris Thompson (Randall) 22-4, 1st. over Trevor Kennedy (Garden City) 26-11, Sr. (Pin 1:35).
5th Place Match
Ben Vanlerberg (St. James ) 30-13, Jr. over Ayodale Briamah (Liberal) 26-10, Sr. (Maj 10-1).

152 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Wyatt Villers of Ark City
Second Place - Lawson Fiss of Hugoton
Third Place - Zack Duwe of Chaparral
Fourth Place - Ryan Rino of Piedra Vista
5th Place - Jeremy Jaquess of Sand Creek
6th Place - Trenton Wilson of Liberal
First Place Match
Wyatt Villers (Ark City) 28-3, Sr. over Lawson Fiss (Hugoton) 22-5, Sr. (Pin 0:58).
Third Place Match
Zack Duwe (Chaparral) 22-6, Sr. over Ryan Rino (Piedra Vista) 21-7, Jr. (Maj 13-4).
Fifth Place Match
Jeremy Jaquess (Sand Creek) 22-6, Jr. over Trenton Wilson (Liberal) 28-10, Sr. (Dec 7-2).

160 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Micah Keys of Centauri
Second Place - Noel Torres of Emporia
Third Place - Kyle Armstrong of Andale
Fourth Place - Warren Kropp of Scott City
5th Place - Bryce Hofmeister of Great Bend
6th Place - Zac Finch of Garden City
First Place Match
Micah Keys (Centauri) 21-2, Sr. over Noel Torres (Emporia) 24-3, Sr. (Pin 1:07).
Third Place Match
Kyle Armstrong (Andale) 26-3, Sr. over Warren Kropp (Scott City) 19-4, Jr. (Dec 3-2).
Fifth Place Match
Bryce Hofmeister (Great Bend) 24-10, Sr. over Zac Finch (Garden City) 23-10, So. (Dec 7-2).

170 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Trent Salsbury of St. James
Second Place - Arturo Vigil of Cleveland
Third Place - Jared Langley of Newton
Fourth Place - Kyler Meyers of Hays
5th Place - Anthony Gardner of Garden City
6th Place - Tyler Sharpe of Baca County
First Place Match
Trent Salsbury (St. James ) 33-9, Jr. over Arturo Vigil (Cleveland) 25-5, Sr. (Pin 1:40).
Third Place Match
Jared Langley (Newton) 27-5, So. over Kyler Meyers (Hays) 31-6, Sr. (Dec 3-1).
5th Place Match
Anthony Gardner (Garden City) 21-8, Sr. over Tyler Sharpe (Baca County) 16-4, Sr. (I-D 0:00).

182 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Levi Eck of Andale
Second Place - Terrell Stafford of Baca County
Third Place - Armando Sandoval of Ulysses
Fourth Place - Andy Muehlberger of St. James
5th Place - Anthony Abbott of Canon City
6th Place - John Ellsaesser of Piedra Vista
First Place Match
Levi Eck (Andale) 27-2, Sr. over Terrell Stafford (Baca County) 25-2, Sr. (Pin 3:21).
Third Place Match
Armando Sandoval (Ulysses) 23-8, Sr. over Andy Muehlberger (St. James ) 30-12, Jr. (I-D 0:00).
5th Place Match
Anthony Abbott (Canon City) 27-9, Jr. over John Ellsaesser (Piedra Vista) 28-11, Sr. (I-D 0:00).

195 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Preston Weigel of Hays
Second Place - Dillon Archer of Newton
Third Place - Johnny Loflin of Baca County
Fourth Place - Beau Henson of Randall
5th Place - Sage Eckman of Emporia
6th Place - Ben Smithey of Chaparral
First Place Match
Preston Weigel (Hays) 34-0, Jr. over Dillon Archer (Newton) 27-1, Sr. (Dec 2-0).
Third Place Match
Johnny Loflin (Baca County) 19-2, Jr. over Beau Henson (Randall) 30-5, Jr. (Dec 7-1).
5th Place Match
Sage Eckman (Emporia) 27-10, So. over Ben Smithey (Chaparral) 23-4, Sr. (UTB 3-2).

220 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Clayton Panky of Cleveland
Second Place - Christian Acosta of Piedra Vista
Third Place - Dylan Cox of Ark City
Fourth Place - Garrett Benell of Canon City
5th Place - Raymond Gallegos of Newton
6th Place - Gunar Brewer of Great Bend
First Place Match
Clayton Panky (Cleveland) 30-4, Sr. over Christian Acosta (Piedra Vista) 35-2, Sr. (OT 7-5).
Third Place Match
Dylan Cox (Ark City) 28-7, Sr. over Garrett Benell (Canon City) 23-4, Jr. (Dec 4-3).
Fifth Place Match
Raymond Gallegos (Newton) 26-6, Jr. over Gunar Brewer (Great Bend) 17-10, Sr. (Pin 0:33).

285 Results
Guaranteed Places
First Place - Tuli Laulu of Sand Creek
Second Place - Clay Wilcox of Chaparral
Third Place - Garret Lee of Newton
Fourth Place - Mike Howshar of Eagle Crest
5th Place - Matt McGrew of Ark City
6th Place - Montana Fuller of Garden City
First Place Match
Tuli Laulu (Sand Creek) 22-0, Sr. over Clay Wilcox (Chaparral) 28-2, Sr. (Dec 1-0).
Third Place Match
Garret Lee (Newton) 26-6, Sr. over Mike Howshar (Eagle Crest) 26-6, Sr. (I-D 0:00).
5th Place Match
Matt McGrew (Ark City) 28-12, Sr. over Montana Fuller (Garden City) 12-6, Jr. (TB-1 2-1).