Archive for Monday, January 26, 2009

Chieftain wrestlers ninth at Holton

Matt Brock, 140-pound Tonganoxie High senior wrestler, finished first in his weight class at a tournament in Holton on Saturday. The Chieftains placed ninth as a team.

Matt Brock, 140-pound Tonganoxie High senior wrestler, finished first in his weight class at a tournament in Holton on Saturday. The Chieftains placed ninth as a team.

January 26, 2009

The Tonganoxie High wrestling team finished ninth out of 18 teams at the Holton Invitational on Saturday.

Senior Matt Brock went 3-0 in the 140-pound division to take first place.

Caleb Himpel, a 119-pound freshman, went 4-1 and finished third. Junior Jeremie Maus took third place at 171 pounds, going 4-1 in the process.

Two Chieftain grapplers finished fifth at the tournament. Senior Kevin Hamm (145) was 3-2, and senior Steve Davis (189) also won three and dropped two.

Davis leads THS in pins with 18. Brock’s 43 takedowns lead the squad. Himpel has a team-high 30 escapes on the season. Freshman Shane Starcher (152) has 15 reversals this year to lead the team.

Tonganoxie will compete at the Baldwin Invitational on Saturday.

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