REGIONAL WRESTLING UPDATE: Chieftains qualify five for state
Holton Five Tonganoxie High wrestlers will represent their school next week at the Class 4A state tournament in Salina.
Clayton Himpel (132), Garrett Martin (138), Asher Huseman (152), Luke Carey (195) and Zeke Kissinger (220) wrestled the way to the finals in their respective weight classes Friday in Holton, guaranteeing themselves spots at state. THS entered Saturday's regional action with seven other wrestlers still alive, but all were eliminated from contention.
As a team, THS is currently in third place with 109.5 points. Host school Holton leads the ranks with 219 points and Basehor-Linwood is in second with 110.5.
THS finals schedule
132 — Clayton Himpel vs. Jonah Lutz (Holton)
138 — Garrett Martin vs. Justin Rieschick (Holton)
152 — Asher Huseman vs. Lucas Lovvorn (Holton)
195 — Luke Carey vs. Clayton Folk (Holton)
220 — Zeke Kissinger vs. Dalton Murray (Piper)