April 15, 2024

Hoxie leads 3-2-1A Boys after Friday; Wichita County’s Gardner into the finals

Salina, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It was a tough day for the area in the second day of the Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament inside Tony’s Pizza Events Center, as only one area wrestler made their way to the top six. The wrestler: Wyatt Gardner from Wichita County. Gardner is a multi-finalist for the Indians, as he was able to take his semi-final match to punch his ticket to the finals on Saturday. 

Hoxie is in the lead heading into the final day, as they were able to push two wrestlers into the finals. Norton is in second with three finalists and Sabetha is in third, with just one finalist. 

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
Hoxie 127.5; Norton 89; Sabetha 83.5; Atchison County 67; Phillipsburg 64; Nemaha Central 53; Russell 50.5; Minneapolis 48; Smith Center 47; Hoisington 44; Hill City 41; Haven 33.5; Beloit 33; Larned 31; Lyons 31; West Elk 29; Jayhawk Linn 29; Council Grove 28; Bluestem 25.5; Quinter 24; Ellis 23; Garden Plain 23; Wichita County 23; Republic County 22.5; Burlingame 22; Douglass 22; Rossville 22; Oberlin 21; St. Francis 21; Herington 17; Southeast of Saline 16; Oakley 15; Maur Hill Mount Academy 14; Humboldt 14; Plainville 13; Erie 12; Chase County 11; Onaga 11; Cimarron 10; Kingman 10; Ellsworth 9; Northern Heights 9; Caney Valley 8; Riley County 8; Rawlins County 8; Marion 7; Remington 7; Cherryvale 6; Ellinwood 6; Trego 6; Fredonia 5.5; Burden-Central 4; Pleasant Ridge 4; Central Heights 4; Sylvan-Lucas 4; Hillsboro 4; Royal Valley 3; McLouth 3; Osborne 3; Cair Paravel 2; Canton-Galva 0; Lakeside 0; Eureka 0; TMP Marian 0; Riverside 0; St. Marys 0; Stafford 0; Uniontown 0; Wabaunsee 0

Finalists & Area Consolation Semi-Finalists
Kale Keiswetter, Norton, vs Tate Blackwill, Quinter
Brogan Monty, Beloit, vs Keaton Rottinghaus, Nemaha Central
Ian Giancola, Hoxie, vs Chase Johnson, Minneapolis
Kaden Sisson, Phillipsburg,  vs Jatin Weigel, Norton
Carson Ochs, Hoxie, vs Shane Todd, St. Francis
Josiah Ball, Hoisington, vs Lukas Zodrow, Oberlin
Mason Younger, Ellis, vs Dustin Loughrie, Haven
Colin Menold, Sabetha, vs Wyatt Gardner, Wichita County
Easton Schletzbaum, Atchison County Community, vs Duncan Bell, Hoxie
Creyo Koop, West Elk, vs Teagen Pfeifer, Russell
Aiden Amrein, Hill City, Gage Lee, Garden Plain
Sam Watkins, Hoxie, vs Carter Green, Douglass 
Luke Fischer, Larned, vs Barret Lietz, Rossville
Corbin Puga, Norton, vs Kharson Montgomery, Smith Center