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Pittsburg High School Coed Varsity Wrestling finishes 3rd place

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Friday, February 17, 2017

1:00 PM

Place

3

Points

191

Meet Recap

The Dragon wrestling team did their best wrestling to date this season. It was fun to watch it all come together over the two day tournament in Leavenworth. Blue Valley Southwest took first with 209.5 points, Mill Valley took second with 202.5 and Pittsburg third place 191 points. It was the first year class 5A went to a two regional sixteen team tournament . The wrestlers were placed in a sixteen man bracket with the top eight advancing next Friday and Saturday to the state wrestling tournament in Wichita. The team advanced ten wrestlers into the state tournament this year. We put seven in the semi finals and got four through and into the finals on Friday night. In the medal rounds, the Dragons finished with seven wins and three losses. Kayne Hutchison received the Outstanding Wrestler award of the Regional tournament. I do not think Kayne had a single match go more than maybe a minute. He was very deserving of this award and it’s been sometime since a Pittsburg wrestler has received this award. The group as a whole seems very focused on what they need to do and I’m excited to watch the last performance for many in a Pittsburg singlet. I’m confident each wrestler will represent it well.
Line up: Jordan Johnson 106 lbs. 9th grade / Reece Watson 120 lbs. 10th grade 5th place / Wil Jameson 126 lbs. 9th grade 7th place/ Corbin Russell 132 lbs. 12th grade/ A.J. Lair 138 lbs.11th grade 3rd place/ Keyth Waltrip 145 lbs. 12th grade 5th place/Wes Jameson 152 lbs. 12th grade 1st place/Joseph Tallie 160 lbs. 12th grade 4th place/ Hayden Still 170 lbs. 11th grade/ Christian Hyde 182 lbs. 12th grade 4th place/ Dylan Prince 195 lbs. 12th grade 2nd place/ Deveron Duncan 220 lbs. 12th grade 1st place/Kayne Hutchison 285 lbs. 12th grade 1st place and OW award.

Opponents

School Place Points
Highland Park High School
78
Blue Valley Southwest High School
1
210
Mill Valley High School
2
203
Pittsburg High School
3
191
Shawnee Heights High School
4
155
Leavenworth High School
5
135
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