Derby going for 6A State Wrestling title

In Class 6A, the Derby Panther wrestling team comes into state weekend with hopes to bring home their first team state championship under Bill Ross. The Panthers seek their first wrestling state title since 1986.

Derby has 13 wrestlers getting after it at state after competing in a tough Wichita South regional. The Panthers will be challenged by Olathe North for the team title who qualified 14 wrestlers for the state tournament.

Wrestlers to Watch:

106 : Cason Lindsey - Derby freshman, Steven Sellers - Garden City freshman, Kale McCraken - Campus junior, Braxton Edwards - Hutch junior, Ezekiel Rizo - Wichita Northwest junior, Nasi Johnson - Wichita West sophomore

113: Alejandro Sanchez - Wichita South senior, Silas Pineda - Garden City sophomore, Kai Rhea - Campus senior, Brian Gates - Hutch senior, Ethan Hill - Derby junior, Couy Weil - Dodge City junior

120: Jose Andrade - Wichita Southeast senior, Diago Hernandez - Garden City sophomore, Hao Dang - Wichita East senior, Daniel Rojas - Dodge City, Derek Journey - Campus senior

126: Xavier Sisco - Derby sophomore, Jacob Holt - Garden City sophomore, Edwin Estrada - Dodge City freshman, Izaiah Delvalle - Hutch sophomore, Derek Sheler - Campus sophomore

132: Nathan Bowen - Campus freshman, Garrett Edwards - Dodge City junior, Rocky Sisco - Wichita South, Kaj Perez - Garden City senior, Brandon Becker - Derby senior

138: Cisco Soto - Dodge City senior, Asiel Flores - Wichita South senior, Andrew Garcia - Garden City junior, Alec McCuan - Campus freshman, Cooper Ross - Derby junior

145: Malachi Karibo - Wichita South sophomore, Crew Squires - Derby junior, Luke Bowen - Campus junior, Jaden Evans - Wichita East senior, Wyatt McElroy - Garden City sophomore, Patrick Graebner - Hutch

152: Braydon Hoover - Wichita Northwest junior, Hunter Miller - Wichita South senior, Weston Moon - Dodge City senior, Cade Lindsey - Derby junior, Trey Medina - Garden City freshman

160: Samuel Rushin - Wichita West freshman, Dakota Mitchell - Campus senior, Levi Allen - Hutch sophomore, Jashon Taylor - Dodge City sophomore, Jacob Sims - Garden City freshman, Triston Wills - Derby junior

170: Jesse Fallier - Wichita Northwest junior, Jacob Ormsby - Derby junior, Alexavier Rodriguez - Garden City sophomore, Brycen Schroeder - Campus junior, Philip Landrum - Wichita South senior

182: Riley Smith - Hutch junior, Garin Williams - Campus junior, Jonathan Fernandez - Garden City senior, Bryce Westmoreland - Derby junior

195: Garret Bridwell - Wichita Northwest senior, Ansony Quezada - Dodge City senior, Laithen Shocklee - Wichita Southeast junior, Tyler Allen - Derby sophomore

220: Josh Carter - Wichita Northwest junior, Nik Self - Derby junior, Ian Kampe - Campus senior, Payton Collins - Wichita South junior, Cody Terrell - Dodge City sophomore

285: Steehl Limon - Hutch senior, Refugio Chairez - Garden City sophomore, Kasdon Arehart - Wichita South senior, Evan Darville - Dodge City junior, Marcus Hicks - Wichita Northwest junior, Ronnie Washington - Derby junior