Liberal takes Scott City Classic in return trip


Scott City, Kan. (–Wrestling in the Scott City Wrestling Classic for the first time in a few years, the Liberal Redskins came out on top in the 31st Annual tournament Saturday at Scott Community High School. The Redskins were able to place nine wrestlers, despite not having an individual championship. Leoti-Wichita County was able to move their way to a runner-up finish, thanks to two individual champions in Dylon Niswonger at 113 and Bryce Mason at 182. The Indians placed five kids total. Ulysses had an individual champion in Otto Orosco at 220, and finished fifth as a team, behind five placers, while Scott City finished seventh with three placers and a champion in Warren Kropp at 170. Holcomb finished right behind the Beavers, placing four, with an individual champion at 160 in Erich Eisenbise. Cimarron was ninth with three medalists, Lakin was 12th with two placers, and Greeley County finished in 13th and had one medalist.

Team Scores

Liberal 142.5, Leoti-Wichita County 108, St. Francis 101, Ellis 99, Ulysses 96.5,  Holly, CO 94.5, Scott City 73.5, Holcomb 66, Cimarron 57, Larned 56,  Hoxie 54, Lakin 40.5, Greeley County 28, Sublette 20


106 (Round Robin)

1. Bryce Bacon, Hoxie; 2. Adrian Orozco, Liberal; 3. Zach Tucker, Scott City; 4. Trayton Kroeger, Ellis


1st: Dylon Niswonger, Leoti, won by fall over Marcus Nolde, Larned, 2:25

3rd: Aiden Baxley, Lakin, won by fall over Bradon Menzie, Sublette, 2:08


1st: Tristan Porsch, Hoxie, wins by dec over Dalton Hensley, Ellis, 6-2

3rd: Payton Yancey, Liberal, wins by inj def over Brendon Crum, Holly


1st: Christian Orozco, Holly, won by dec over Elijah Stone, Greeley County, 4-0

3rd: Joe Erskin, Holcomb, won by dec over Victor Peralta, Liberal, 8-4


1st: Clay Cassaw, St. Francis, won by dec over Cole Burns, Holly, 2-0 OT

3rd: Mario Rodriguez, Ulysses, won by fall over Jared Medina, Holcomb, 1:43


1st: Ryan Nordyke, Holly, won by dec over Greg McClurg, Liberal, 4-3

3rd: Cody Toothaker, Cimarron, won by dec over Garrett Brunk, St. Francis, 6-5


1st: Jared Pfeifer, Ellis, won by fall over Wyatt Kropp, Scott City, 1:58

3rd: Justin Pacheco, St. Francis, won by fall over Jesse Becerril, Holcomb, 4:09


1st: Landon Younger, Ellis, won by fall over Juan Anguiano, Ulysses, 4:22

3rd: Zeke Castillo, Leoti, won by fall over Lane Hoffman, St. Francis, 4:21


1st: Erich Eisenbise, Holcomb, won by fall over Tayler Seaton, Leoti, 2:32

3rd: Angel Moncayo, Ulysses, won by dec over Edwin Soblavarro, Liberal, 9-8 


1st: Warren Kropp, Scott City, won by tech fall over Colton Northrup, Leoti, 17-2

3rd: Octavio Arredondo, Liberal, won by fall over Lane Hobrock, St. Francis 1:22

182 (Round Robin)

1. Bryce Mason, Leoti; 2. Jared Burrows, Lakin; 3. Victor Monarrez, Liberal; 4. Brandon Groff, Ellis


1st: AJ Cooper, Cimarron, won by dec over Diego Maravilla, Ulysses, 6-1

3rd: George Waiasa, Liberal, won by maj dec over Skyler Hoch, Larned, 11-3


1st: Otto Orosco, Ulysses, won by fall over Kyler Zweygardt, St. Francis 1:08

3rd: Skyler Tebo, Ellis, won by dec over Ryan McClurg, Liberal, 4-2 OT


1st: Kaiden Reed, Larned, won by dec over Zach Crick, Cimarron, 3-1

3rd: Shakota Blanka, St. Francis, won by fall over Brandon Palmer, Holly, 4:17

Fastest Fall

Isaac Stone, Tribune, 120, :12

Outstanding Wrestler

Warren Kropp, Scott City, 170

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