Last Friday and Saturday the Titan wrestling team competed in the Basehor-Linwood wrestling tournament in Kansas City. This was one of the toughest tournaments of the year and the Titans finished 92 points and 9th place out of 32 teams competing in this tournament. Our kids wrestled well in this tournament and four of our wrestlers were able to place. This tournament is probably the toughest tournament in the state and here are the results of the Titan wrestlers who competed in this tournament:
130 – Kyle Johnson went 4-1 in the tournament and placed second losing to Taylor Moeder the top ranked wrestler in class 4A. Kyle had a good tournament and has beat many top ranked wrestlers during the last two weeks in the state.
140 – BT O’Hara was 3-2 in the tournament and took 4th place. BT wrestled very well this weekend and lost a close match in the semis to a top ranked wrestler in 6A.
215 – David Lloyd was also 3-2 in the tournament and took 7th place. David lost a couple of tough matches and was able to rebound and win some matches to place in the tournament.
HWT – Tank Burns was 5-1 in the tournament and wrestled in what was one of he toughest weights in the tournament. His only loss of the tournament was in overtime to Colin White the #2 ranked wrestler from Glenwood Iowa.
Tank wrestled well and was able to wrestle well in coming back to place third in the tournament.
Jacob York wrestling at 103, Damion Tinnin wrestling at 152, and Nathan Morris wrestling at 189, were all 1-2 in the tournament and did not place. Zack Conway wrestling at 135, and Brandon Alberty wrestling at 171 were both 2-2 in the tournament and came up only one match short of placing. Paul Morris also competed in this tournament.
Six wrestlers also competed in the Junior Varsity wrestling tournament at Labette County on Saturday. Gavin Houser wrestling at 171, and Zack Mullere wrestling at 119 both placed first in the tournament. Joel Zwahlen placed second at 125. Michael Reid placed third at 135. Boston Profitt wrestling at 112 and CJ Freeman wrestling at 140 both placed fourth in the tournament.