Archive for Monday, January 10, 2011

Tonganoxie wrestlers 4th at Louisburg

January 10, 2011

With five top-three finishers on Saturday at the Louisburg Invitational, the Tonganoxie High wrestling team placed fourth in the team standings.

Chieftains junior Nick Pursel (160 pounds) finished first in his weight class with a 5-0 record.

Taking second place for THS were: Justin Soetaert (125), Caleb Himpel (130) and Matt Soetaert (145).

Clayton Himpel (112) placed third at Louisburg.

At 6 p.m. Thursday, Tonganoxie will play host to a dual with Spring Hill, which will serve as the team’s Senior Night.

Louisburg Invitational

Team scores: 1. Shawnee Heights, 322.5; 2. Platte County, 309.5; 3. Lansing, 252; 4. Tonganoxie, 216; 5. Blue Valley West, 173; 6. Louisburg, 138; 7. Leavenworth, 95; 8. Wyandotte, 35.5; 9. Bishop Ward, 6.4.

THS results

(Weight class — wrestler, record, place)

103 — Dominic Estrada, 0-4, 5th

112 — Clayton Himpel, 2-2, 3rd

119 — Dylan Yates, 1-4, 5th

125 — Justin Soetaert, 4-1, 2nd

130 — Caleb Himpel, 3-1, 2nd

135 — Britton Price, 2-2, 4th

140 — Adam Thomas, 1-2, 5th

145 — Matt Soetaert, 3-1, 2nd

152 — Luke Carey, 0-3

160 — Nick Pursel, 5-0, 1st

171 — Thomas Miller, 2-3, 4th

189 — Jonas Myers, 2-2, 5th

215 — Ryan Lynch, 1-2, 4th

Hvt. — Hank Somers, 1-2

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