April 15, 2024

Rose Hill maintains lead after day 2 in Class 4A; Two Scott City wrestlers in to the finals

Salina, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Friday determined who would be a state placer at the Class 4A  State Tournament inside the Tony’s Pizza Events Center. Two area wrestlers would punch their ticket into the championship on Saturday, while several others will be alive in the consolation semi-finals. In total, six area wrestlers will be on the awards stand at the end of Saturday.

The two finalists from the area are both from Scott City, as Trenton Frank rallied from an 8-1 deficit to pin his way into the finals at 106 on Saturday, while his cousin Houston Frank controlled his match and advanced to Saturday’s championship at 175. 

Ulysses will have two guaranteed state placers, as Braysen & Jaxson Salinas will wrestle in the consolation semi finals. Holcomb’s Gregery Martinez dropped his championship semi-final match and will be on the consolation semis, as will Scott City’s Tanner Gooden.

Rose Hill maintains their lead, as they pushed four wrestlers into the finals. Tonganoxie has three finalists, and is in second, while Paola closes out the second day in third as, they put four into the finals. 

Wrestling begins at 9 am Saturday, with the consolation semi-finals on four mats, followed by the 5th and 3rd place matches, and the championship mats on three mats.

Team Scores
Rose Hill 124.5; Tonganoxie 104; Paola 102; Clay Center 77; Abilene 72; Scott City 63.5; Andale 60.5; Colby 52; Independence 49.5; Augusta 49; Holton 46; Fort Scott 44; Pratt 43; Winfield 42.5; McPherson 41; Santa Fe Trail 41; Baldwin 37; Wamego 34; Ottawa 31.5; Bishop Miege 31; Buhler 27; Ulysses 25; Mulvane 22.5; Frontenac 19; Halstead 19; Coffeyville 15; Anderson County 14; Marysville 14; Holcomb 12; Labette County 11; Louisburg 11; Chanute 9; Columbus 9; Concordia 9; Hayden 8; Burlingotn 7; Girard 7; Jefferson West 7; Silver Lake 5; El Dorado 4; Prairie View 4; Hugoton 3.5; Chaparral 3; Smoky Valley 3; Nickerson 3; Atchison 2; Osawatomie 2; Rock Creek 2; Bishop Ward 1, Circle 1; Cheney 0; Clearwater 0; Iola 0; Parsons 0; Wellington 0

Finalists & Area Consolation Semi-Finalists
Samson Whitted, Rose Hill vs Trenton Frank, Scott City
Bryson Rockers, Paola, vs Ryder Dempewolf, Colby
Kaiden Powell, Paola, vs  Sebastian Bentley, Rose Hill
Brock Johnson, Paola, vs Murphy Randolph, Abilene
Johnny Leck, Rose Hill, vs Owen Suttles, Winfield
Damon Ingram, Rose Hill, vs Kohen Wright, Independence
Area Semi-finalists: Jaxsen Salinas, Ulysses; Gregery Martinez, Holcomb
Braeden Moore, Tonganoxie, vs Cruz Hershberger, Buhler
Area Semi-finalist: Braysen Salinas, Ulysses
Noah Bailey, Tonganoxie, vs Jasper Allison, Fort Scott
Owen Eck, Andale, vs Tucker Cell, Abilene
Taye Wilson, Pratt, vs Clayton Younger, Paola
Houston Frank, Scott City, vs Parker Guge, Ottawa, 
Jack Harvey, Baldwin, vs Tucker Jackson, Clay Center
Dalton Roush, Holton, vs Tyler Pankey, Tonganoxie
Area Semi-finalist: Tanner Gooden, Scott City
Willy Jon Morales, Augusta, vs Baker North, Bishop Miege