Tonganoxie High opening round matches for state wrestling
Tonganoxie High wrestling teams will compete Friday and Saturday at state tournaments in Salina.
Holly Colvert will represent THS on Friday in the Division II girls championships at Tony's Pizza Events Center.
On Saturday, seven Chieftain wrestlers will try to capture the program's first state title after taking first at Class 4A districts and regionals and then a runner-up finish this past Saturday at substate.
Here's a rundown of Tonganoxie state qualifiers and their first-round opponents
Holly Colvert, soph., 14-3 vs. Sierra Lanning, soph., Smith Center
Brock Coleman, soph., 16-4 vs. Colton Miller, jr., Andale, 23-7
Braeden Moore, fr., 14-2 vs. Dalton Weber, jr., Pratt, 27-5
Grayson Sonntag, jr., 23-0 vs. Tucker Wark, fr., Colby, 27-14
Noah Bailey, fr., 24-6 vs. Chadwick Stahl, sr., 25-3
Derek Duffett, sr., 18-6 vs. Talyn Pfizenmaier, fr., Clay Center, 24-4
Gabe Bailey, jr., 26-2 vs. Peyton Besco, sr., Rose Hill, 38-3
Branden Martin, sr., 25-3 vs. Jacob Money, sr., Augusta, 22-9