The Axtell Wildcats and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons wrestling teams were in action on December 13 traveling to Southern Valley for the crowded 19-team field at the Southern Valley Invite.
The Wildcats continued their early season team success with a second place team finish ending with 175.5 points as they were edged by Sedgwick County/Fleming with 178.5 with Arapahoe in third with 169. The Falcons placed 18th overall with a team score of 48.
The Wildcats had eight medalists including champions Joe French at 145 pounds and Dustin Klingsporn at 138. Second place finishers were Jon Olson at 170 pounds and Jacob Fox at 113. Thomas Kirby was third at 220 with Quinn Bertrand fifth at 132 and sixth place to Austin Riley at 126 and Kaleb Senff at 182.
The Falcons had two medalists with Lane Lieb taking second at 152 pounds and Trevor Young fifth at 170.
for full story see December 18 Courier