July 7, 2022

Ulysses has two finalists at Colby 4A Regional


Colby, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–On the first day of the Class 4A Regional Wrestling Tournament on Friday at the Colby Community Building, the Goodland Cowboys qualified six wrestlers into the finals and to next weekends state wrestling tournament and have the lead in the team standings. The Cowboys lead Smoky Valley by 36.5 points, while Abilene is in third. Ulysses got two into the finals on Friday night, and qualified them into state. For the Tigers, their two top wrestlers of Diego Maravilla at 195 and Otto Orosco at 220 punched their tickets to state. No other area team had finalists, but were close. Scott City was in 12th place after the first day with 20 points, and Hugoton was in 14th wiht 10. 

For Scott City, James Jurgens at 126, Wyatt Kropp at 145 and Warren Kropp at 170 were all in the semi finals, but lost their matches. Hugoton had Bradley Campbell at 195 in the semis, but lost to Maravilla. Ulysses had Luis Mendoza at 126, and Mario Rodriguez at 132 reach the semi finals as well.

Team Scores

Goodland 136.5, Smoky Valley 99.5, Abilene 95, Colby 83.5, Clay Center 83 Ulysses 60, Buhler 55, Concordia 51, Chapman 45, Russell 28, McPherson 23, Scott City 20, Larned 11, Hugoton 10, Nickerson 7

Finalists and Area wrestlers still alive

106

Finals: Tate Withington, Goodland vs Tate Carney, Colby

Alive: Zach Tucker, Scott City

113

Finals: Hunter Kiser, Abilene vs Tristen Cooper, Goodland

No area wrestlers in this weight

120

Finals: Zane Baugh, Abilene vs Aaron Avelar, Goodland

Alive: Chase Ramsey, Scott City, Zach Miller, Ulysses

126

Finals: Caysen Smith, Abilene vs Cameron Miller, Concordia

Alive: James Jurgens, Scott City, Pedro Ordonez, Hugoton, Luis Mendoza, Ulysses

132

Finals: Hunter Mullin, Clay Center vs Brandon Archuleta, Smoky Valley

Alive: Mario Rodriguez, Ulysses

138

Finals: Chase Prester, Russell vs Brook Bahe, Goodland

Alive: Edgar Villa, Hugoton, Jesse Anchondo, Scott City

145

Finals: Seth Strauss, Abilene, vs Grady Ware, Abilene

Alive: Bryce Rodriguez, Ulysses, Wyatt Kropp, Scott City

152

Finals: Scott Whitson, Buhler vs Thomas Rickley, Clay Center

Alive: Abe Wiebe, Scott City, Juan Anguiano, Ulysses

160

Finals: John Peden, Goodland vs Gabe Ware, Clay Center

Alive: Angel Moncayo, Ulysses, Trey Loftis, Scott City

170

Finals: Colton Cooper, Goodland vs Austin Cook, Smoky Valley

Alive: Warren Kropp, Scott City

182

Finals: Andrew Taylor, Colby vs Spencer Bird, Smoky Valley

Alive: Tre Stewart, Scott City, Noel Camacho, Hugoton

195

Finals: Skyler Hittle, Concordia vs Diego Maravilla, Ulysses

Alive: Bradley Campbell, Hugoton

220

Finals: Otto Orosco, Ulysses vs Jon Yates, Buhler

No other area wrestlers

285

Finals: Jason Zook, Chapman vs Brix Brickley, Smoky Valley

Alive: Cole Birney, Scott City

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