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Wrestling Wins Sunflower League

SM East beat out 11 teams including the defending champ, Lawrence, for the Sunflower League title at SM Northwest.The wrestling team battled through previous weeks of adversity to place in 12 of the 13 weight classes the team participated in. All 13 wrestlers won at least one match. Of the five East wrestlers that participated in the finals, senior Blaine Hill (170) and junior Gavin “Chipper” Jorns (120) took home first place medals. The team now has their eyes set on the Regional tournament, and more importantly the State tournament.

“We beat Lawrence so it gives us an idea for what potential we have for state,” said Blaine Hill about besting then 2nd ranked Lawrence in 6A Kansas State rankings.

Individual SM East placers:
Barrett Cooper (106), 6th place
Chipper Jorns (120), 1st place
Grant Hollingsworth (126), 2nd place
Ben Randolph (132), 2nd place
Jack Mitchell (145), 2nd place
Xander Todd (152), 5th place
Blake Hill (160), 3rd place
Blaine Hill (170), 1st place
Tyler Nelson (182), 6th place
Alex Beahm (195), 3rd place
Dane Lofquist (220), 6th place
Dominique Atkinson (285), 3rd place

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Alex May

Alex joined staff at the beginning of his junior year. He is currently the business and public relations manager. In his free time, he enjoys lacrosse, football, wrestling, and getting big. Read Full »

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