May 27, 2022

Scott City Fourth at 3-2-1A State Wrestling; Jurgens State Champion

Hays, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Norton Bluejays claimed the 2013 Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays. Norton won their third state title in the last four years, and their sixth in the last 10 seasons. Hoxie finished second and Plainville captured third. Scott City, the defending state champion, finished fourth as a team with all four qualifiers placing. James Jurgens claimed the state championship at 120 pounds, Alex Kough was third at 126 pounds, Warren Kropp finished fifth at 160 pounds and Michael McEachern came in fourth place at 285 pounds. Leoti-Wichita County had one state placer. Dylon Niswonger placed sixth for the Indians 106 pounds. Cimarron also had one medalist. Aidan Shaughnessy was sixth at 170 pounds. Sublette qualified three, but came away with a placer. Holcomb, Lakin and South Gray each qualified two wrestlers for state, but came up empty handed in medalists.

Team Scores

Norton 129.5, Hoxie 97, Plainville 83, Scott City 68, Atchison County 62.5, Oberlin 60, Hoisington 58.5, Marysville 52, Rossville 49, Fredonia 44.5, Phillipsburg 42, Smith Center 40, Chaparral 35, Herington 35, Caney Valley 34, Russell 31, Ellsworth 30, Silver Lake 29, Chase County 27.5, Pleasant Ridge 27, Lyons 27, Douglass 26, Doniphan West 26, Sacred Heart 26, Riley County 25.5, Beloit 25, Halstead 25, Oakley 25, Burden-Central 24, St. Marys 23.5, Sedgwick 22, Republic County 21, Cherryvale 20, Rawlins County 19.5, Rock Hills 18, Sabetha 17, Burlington 16, Cimarron 16, Ellis 16, Marion 16, Onaga 16, Council Grove 15, Trego Community 15, Centralia 13, Southeast of Saline 12, Leoti-Wichita County 10, Mission Valley 9, Eureka 9, Maur Hill Mount Academy 8, St. Francis 7, Sublette 7, Hill City 6.5, Bennington 6, Horton 6, Hillsboro 5, Sylvan-Lucas 5, Riverside 5, Holcomb 4, Lakin 4, Wabaunsee 4, Wellsville 4, Bluestem 3, Oskaloosa 3, Sterling 3, Erie 2, West Elk 2, South Gray 2, Pleasanton 2, Garden Plain 0, Fairfield 0, Minneapolis 0, Jayhawk-Linn 0, St. John’s Military Academy 0, Stafford 0, Wichita Independent 0

Individual Medalist

106: 1. Kyle Witmer, Phillipsburg; 2. Caysean Campbell, Norton; 3. Ty Nienke, Ellsworth; 4. Chris Deters, Marysville; 5. Cale Rogers, Smith Center; 6. Dylon Niswonger, Leoti-Wichita County

113: 1. Trey Francka, Chase County; 2. Josh Goepfert, Marysville; 3. Brady Lowell, Republic County; 4. Alex Cavanaugh, Silver Lake; 5. Ethan Ross, Norton; 6. Troy Juenemann, Oberlin

120: 1. James Jurgens, Scott City; 2. Logan Bowen, Atchison County; 3. Macrae Migchelbrink, Rawlins County; 4. Branson Addington, Norton; 5. Haegan Schaefer, Silver Lake; 6. Marshall Schottler, Lyons

126: 1. Brandon Ball, Hoisington; 2. Alec Hager, Norton; 3. Alex Kough, Scott City; 4. Clint Rogers, Smith Center; 5. Willy Dieckmann, Achison County; 6. Brendan Arnold, Lyons

132: 1. John Risewick, Norton; 2. Dayton Dreher, Oberlin; 3. Daniel Melcher, Herington; 4. Colton Stafford, Caney Valley; 5. Andrew Beck, Centralia; 6. Cody Calhoon, Maur Hill Mount Academy

138: 1. Brogan Humphrey, Fredonia; 2. Greg Tooley, St. Marys; 3. Kasey Biddle, Burden-Central; 4. Michael Dusin, Phillipsburg; 5. James Landoll, Marysville; 6. Jared Tallent, Norton

145: 1. Tagen Lambotte, Rossville; 2. Nic Johnson, Sedgwick; 3. Chance Demel, Hoisington; 4. Cody Ellis, Norton; 5. Mo Rojas, Ellsworth; 6. Trevor Desair, Plainville

152: 1. Alex Thibault, Halstead; 2. Regis Weiss, Russell; 3. Gage Younger, Ellis; 4. Kade Brown, Oberlin; 5. Nick Reesor, Rossville; 6. Zach Duwe, Chaparral

160: 1. Calvin Ochs, Hoxie; 2. Dylan Wiesner, Plainville; 3. Bowe Behymer, Beloit; 4. Taylor Schuetz, Atchison County; 5. Warren Kropp, Scott City; 6. Braden Sherman, Fredonia

170: 1. Nick Wuthnow, Sacred Heart; 2. Jared Johnson, Pleasant Ridge; 3. Derek Bayless, Caney Valley; 4. Jason Berkgren, Oakley; 5. Cameron Staples, Trego; 6. Aidan Shaughnessy, Cimarron

182: 1. Gavin Grater, Riley County; 2. Clay Cosand, Rock Hills; 3. Steven Yergey-Dible, Hoxie; 4. Kyler Atwood, Smith Center; 5. Levi Huneke, Sabetha; 6. Zach Gienger, St. Francis

195: 1. Brandon Salmans, Hoxie; 2. Harrison Gilliland, Plainville; 3. Kaleb Gillis, Herington; 4. Tristan Speer, Doniphan West; 5. Ryan Anderson, Council Grove; 6. Easton Sommer, Mission Valley

220: 1. Kane Washington, Hoxie; 2. Ryker Greenbaum, Douglass; 3. Gus Farthing, Burlington; 4. Lucas Engel, Norton; 5. Channing Fortin, Oberlin; 6. Andrew Ochampaugh, Russell

285: 1. Clay Wilcox, Chaparral; 2. Bradey Chard, Plainville; 3. Mychal Kolterman, Onaga; 4. Michael McEachern, Scott City; 5. Cody Cooper, Rossville; 6. Jared Hoffman, Atchison County

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