Archive for Monday, January 24, 2011

Tonganoxie wrestlers 6th at Holton

January 24, 2011

More than half of Tonganoxie High’s wrestlers medaled Saturday at the Holton Invitational, helping the Chieftains finish sixth in the team standings.

Freshman 112-pounder Clayton Himpel was Tonganoxie’s top finisher at Holton, going 4-0 to take first place.

Both Justin Soetaert (125 pounds) and Nick Pursel (160) went 3-1 and placed third.

Britton Price (135) went 3-2 and finished fourth.

Caleb Himpel (130) and Adam Thomas (140) each had a 3-2 record to finish fifth.

Going 3-3 and finishing sixth for THS were Dylan Yates (119) and Jonas Myers (189).

At 9 a.m. on Saturday, Tonganoxie will begin competing in the Baldwin Invitational.

Holton Invitational

Team scores: 1. Andover Central, 204.5; 2. Shawnee Heights, 177.5; 3. Baldwin, 159.5; 4. Gardner-Edgerton, 141.5; 5. Lansing, 138.5; 6. Tonganoxie, 128; 7. Holton, 112.5; 8. Pratt, 110.5; 9. Osawatomie, 90.5; 10. Pleasant Ridge, 63; 11. Sabetha, 47; 12. Wichita SE, 43; 13. Wichita East, 37; 14. Perry-Lecompton, 33.5; 15. Doniphan West, 29.5; 16. Mission Valley, 12; 17. Oskaloosa, 11.

THS results

(Weight class — wrestler, record, place)

103 — Dominick Estrada, 1-2

112 — Clayton Himpel, 4-0, 1st

119 — Dylan Yates, 3-3, 6th

125 — Justin Soetaert, 3-1, 3rd

130 — Caleb Himpel, 3-2, 5th

135 — Britton Price, 3-2, 4th

140 — Adam Thomas, 3-2, 5th

145 — Matt Soetaert, 2-2

152 — Luke Carey, 0-2

160 — Nick Pursel, 3-1, 3rd

171 — Thomas Miller, 0-2

189 — Jonas Myers, 3-3, 6th

215 — Ryan Lynch, 0-2

Hvt. — Hank Somers, 0-2

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