Boys wrestling competes in KSHSAA 5A Regional Tournament


Fernando Zarate

Hays High placed fifth overall with 99 points.

Boys wrestling competed in the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) 5A Regional on Feb. 12.

Hays High placed fifth overall with 99 points.

106 lbs.

Sixth place – freshman Elijah McCullough

Fifth place match Corbin Gillien (Goddard-Eisenhower) 2-15, Fr. over McCullough (Hays) 8-14, Fr. (Dec 9-4)

120 lbs.

Fourth place – sophomore Cyrus Vajnar

Third place match Braedyn Blasi (Goddard-Eisenhower) 12-10, Fr. over Vajnar (Hays) 16-7, So. (Inj. 0:43)

126 lbs.

First place – freshman Harley Zimmerman

First place match Zimmerman (Hays) 16-4, Fr. over Phoenix Rothenberger (Goddard) 14-8, Jr. (Dec 6-5)

138 lbs.

Sixth place – sophomore Jake Talliaferro

Fifth place match Kaden Garvalena (Maize-South) 19-14, So. over Talliaferro (Hays) 9-11, So. (Dec 6-2)

152 lbs.

Second place – junior Dalton Dale

First place match Jace Fisher (Goddard) 24-3, Sr. over Dale (Hays) 16-6, Jr. (Fall 5:20)

182 lbs.

Sixth place – freshman Kaiden Bunger

Fifth place match Carter Dickman (Goddard-Eisenhower) 6-12, Jr. over Bunger (Hays) 3-10, Fr. (Fall 4:04)

195 lbs.

Fourth place – sophomore Ashton Putz

Third place match Ernesto Ledesma (Maize) 2-2, Sr. over Putz (Hays) 11-8, So. (Dec 2-1)

220 lbs.

First place – junior Gavin Meyers

First place match Meyers (Hays) 20-0, Jr. over Mitchael Casement (Maize) 28-4, Sr. (Fall 3:05)

285 lbs.

Fifth place – junior Karson Russell

Fifth place match Russell (Hays) 4-9.