May 27, 2022

Scott City Qualifies Four For State Wrestling; Kough Regional Champ

Norton, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Scott City qualified four wrestlers, and Wichita County will send two to Hays for the Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday. Norton won the 3-2-1A Regional held in Norton Friday and Saturday. The Blue Jays also qualified nine wrestlers, two more than runner-up Oberlin. Greeley County didn’t qualify anyone, but had one wrestler that was one match away from qualifying for state, as they finished their first wrestling season in 21 years. One area wrestler was in the finals. Alex Kough for Scott City was the regional champion at 126 pounds, and was also named Regional Wrestler of the Year, and Oberlin’s Joe Dreher was named Regional Coach of the Year.

Team Scores

Norton 188, Oberlin 145.5, Plainville 134.5, Hoxie 124, Scott City 106, Oakley 101.5, Smith Center 100, Phillipsburg 97, Russell 80, Rawlins County 58.5, St. Francis 49, Wichita County 45.5, Hill City 40, Trego Community 37, Ellis 34, Sylvan-Lucas 24, Lincoln 20, TMP-Marian 17, Stockton 10, Greeley County 6, Thunder Ridge 3, Osborne 0

State Qualifiers

106: 1. Kyler Witmer, Phillipsburg; 2. Caysean Campbell, Norton; 3. Dylon Niswonger, Wichita County; 4. Cale Rogers, Smith Center

113: 1. Macoy Rains, Oakley; 2. Troy Juenemann, Oberlin; 3. Ethan Ross, Norton; 4. Joey McFee, Rawlins County

120: 1. Macrae Migchelbrink, Rawlins County; 2. Branson Addington, Norton; 3. James Jurgens, Scott City; 4. Gage Pfeifer, Hill City

126: 1. Alex Kough, Scott City; 2. Alec Hager, Norton; 3. Clint Rogers, Smith Center; 4. Mason Bannister, Phillipsburg

132: 1. John Risewick, Norton; 2. Dayton Dreher, Oberlin; 3. Caleb Studley, Phillipsburg; 4. Taylor Murphy, Oakley

138: 1. Michael Dusin, Phillipsburg; 2. Jared Tallent, Norton; 3. Steven Kriley, Smith Center; 4. Weston Bainter, Hoxie

145: 1. Cody Ellis, Norton; 2. Chris Anderson, Oberlin; 3. Trevor Desair, Plainville; 4. Brandon Schoenthaler, Trego

152: 1. Regis Weiss, Russell; 2. Gage Younger, Ellis; 3. Kade Brown, Oberlin; 4. Jared Bohl, Norton

160: 1. Calvin Ochs, Hoxie; 2. Dylan Wiesner, Plainville; 3. Warren Kropp, Scott City; 4. Cody Faulkender, Oakley

170: 1. Jason Berkgren, Oakley; 2. Cameron Staples, Trego; 3. Rex Diederich, Oberlin; 4. Colton Wise, Plainville

182: 1. Steven Yergey-Dible, Hoxie; 2. Zach Gienger, St. Francis; 3. Kyler Atwood, Smith Center; 4. Andrew Malin, Plainville

195: 1. Brandon Salmans, Hoxie; 2. Harrison Gilliland, Plainville; 3. Dylan Gassman, Oakley; 4. Brice Mason, Wichita County

220: 1. Kane Washington, Hoxie; 2. Channing Fortin, Oberlin; 3. Andrew Ochampaugh, Russell; 4. Lucas Engel, Norton

285: 1. Bradey Chard, Plainville; 2. Cody Wurm, Oberlin; 3. Fritz Berger, Sylvan-Lucas; 4. Michael McEachern, Scott City

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