December 8, 2022

Liberal takes Scott City Classic in return trip

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–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

Placings

106 (Round Robin)

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

113

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

120

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

126

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

132

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

138

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

145

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

152

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

160

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 

170

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

195

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

220

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

285

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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