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Two Panther girls earn gold medals
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Great Bend’s Breanna Ridgeway puts a hold on Altamont’s Abbie Jones Friday. Ridgeway pinned Jones in a battle of Kansas girls wrestling state champions. - photo by Jim Misunas, Great Bend Tribune

ST. GEORGE – Great Bend Panthers No. 1 ranked Breanna Ridgeway (126) and No. 4 ranked Lexi Deines (132) earned first-place medals at the Rock Creek Wrestling Tournament.

Ridgeway pinned Holton’s Macy Gross (1:49) for first place while earning five pins. Deines pinned Washburn Rural’s Ellise Romine (2:40) while earning five pins.

The Panthers finished third (92.5) behind Washburn Rural (138) and Baldwin (95).

No. 1 ranked Breckyn Elliott (101) lost 3-3 in a tiebreaker against No. 1 ranked Oakley’s Citoti Bosserman for first place. No. 6 ranked Daizy Gomez (120) placed runner-up with a loss (2:18) against Oakley’s No. 5 ranked Mikyah Cain.

Caitlyn White (109) placed runner-up with a loss (0:31) against Washburn Rural’s Kaityn Morris.


TEAM SCORES—1—Topeka Washburn Rural 138; 2—Baldwin 95; 3—Great Bend 92.5; 4—Bonner Springs 57.5; 5—Holton 52; 6—Oakley 33; 7—Sabetha 28; 8—Chapman 27; 9—Junction City 21; 10—Burlingame 16


101—Breckyn Elliott, GB, 2nd; Breckyn Elliott pinned Rezac WR, 1:10; Elliott def. Mitchell, Baldwin, 19-4; Elliott pinned Lopez Burlingame, 1:55; 1st—Citori Bosserman, Oakley def. Elliott, 3-3 tiebreaker

109—Caitlyn White, GB, 2nd; White def. Robinson Holton, 8-4; 1st—Morris WR, pinned White 0:31
120—Daizy Gomez, GB, 2nd; Gomez pinned Dubois, Baldwin, 3:44; Gomez def. Darnell, Baldwin, 7-6; 
Gomez pinned Miles, WR, 3:30; 1st—Cain, Oakley pinned Gomez, 2:18
126—Breanna Ridgeway, GB, 1st; Ridgeway pinned Flory, Baldwin, 0:44; Ridgeway pinned Tanaka, JC, 0:15; Ridgeway pinned Katie Kuhlman, GB, 0:24; Ridgeway pinned Fredrickson WR, 1:38; 1st—Ridgeway pinned Gross, Holton, 1:49; Katie Kuhlman, GB, 4th;

Fredrickson WR, pinned Kuhlman 3:26; Gross, Holton pinned Kuhlman, 3:13; Kuhlman def. Flory, Baldwin, forfeit; Kuhlman pinned Tanaka, JC, 3:05
132—Lexi Deines, GB, 1st; Deines pinned Rokey Sabetha 2:54; Deines pinned Utz Holton 0:53; Deines pinned Romine WR, 0:38; Deines pinned Prather, Baldwin 0:40; 1st— Lexi Deines pinned Romine, WR, 2:40; Rosa Campos, GB, 6th; Campos pinned Utz, Holton, 2:37; Flory, Baldwin pinned Campos, 3:17; Campos pinned Bontrager, Holton, 2:00; Rokey, Sabetha pinned Campos, 1:44; 5th—Prather, Baldwin pinned Campos, 1:04

138—Sierra Ferguson, GB, 5th; Ferguson pinned Florance, Baldwin 0:31; Ferguson pinned Alston, WR, 3:15; Darnell, Baldwin pinned Ferguson 1:28; Gallagher, Holton pinned Ferguson 1:48; 5th— Ferguson pinned Swango, JC, 2:00
143—Taylour Yoder, GB, 4th; Clark WR, pinned Yoder, 0:51; Yoder pinned Gugelman, Sabetha, 1:48; Grossoehme, Baldwin pinned Yoder, 0:17; 3rd—Bailey, JC pinned Yoder, 1:52
170—Alyssa Hinderliter, GB, 8th; Wharton, Baldwin pinned  Hinderliter 4:51; Murry, Baldwin pinned Hinderliter 3:40; Johnson, WR, pinned Hinderliter 0:20; Hinderliter pinned Flory, Baldwin, injury; 7th—Johns, Chapman pinned Hinderliter, 3:26; Adleigh Humberg, GB, 9th; Wempe Baldwin pinned Humberg, 0:20; Reynolds, Baldwin pinned Humberg, 1:30; Stean, BS pinned Humberg, 0:24; Johns, Chapman pinned Humberg, 0:22; 9th—Humberg def. Flory, Baldwin, injury
191—Dakota Baldwin, GB, 3rd; Mosher, Chapman pinned Dakota Baldwin 3:02; Anderson WR, pinned Dakota Baldwin 0:08


GREAT BEND 43, ROCK CREEK 42 (tiebreaker)