Ark City going for 21st state wrestling title

Dropping down to Class 4A only helped Ark City's chances of taking home a state title this winter. The Bulldogs were ranked in the top spot of the classification all season. The question on several minds in Salina this weekend is 'Will Ark City take home its 21st state wrestling championship?'

Wrestlers to Watch at 4A State:

106: Jordan Zimmerman - Hays sophomore, Gabe Fox - Augusta junior, Chadwich Stahl - Mulvane freshman, Devon Weber - Pratt freshman, Caleb Pavlacka - Andale sophomore, Griffin Baker - Andover Central senior

113: Kael Pappan - Ark City freshman, Hector Serratos - Andale freshman, William Stroda - Abilene sophomore, Kaiser Pelland - Pratt freshman, Kyle Sackett - Rose Hill junior, Landon Crews - McPherson sophomore, Gage Cooper - Nickerson sophomore, Chris Ray - Winfield junior

120: Rhett Edmondson - McPherson sophomore, Matt Atkinson - Rose Hill senior, Josh Patch - Andover Central senior, Dylan Cox - Pratt sophomore, Zach Strait - Concordia senior, Trig Tennant - Ark City freshman

126: Gabe Buckbee - Ark City junior, Adam Whitson - Buhler junior, Payton Sadowski - El Dorado senior, Jake Patch - Andover Central senior, Blake Leiszler - Concordia senior, Chance Price - Winfield sophomore

132: Juan Urbina - Ulysses junior, Trevor Casteel - Abilene senior, Gunnar Gentzler - Andover Central, Collin Pavlacka - Andale senior, John George - Augusta senior, Nick Elliott - Buhler junior, Christian Robinson - Ark City junior

138: Dylan Schneider - Nickerson freshman, Juan Carlo Terrazas - Ulysses senior, Jaxon Roberts - El Dorado senior, Darryl Rylant - Clearwater junior, Bryant Page - Andover Central senior, Marcus Robinson - Ark City senior, Brynton Crews - McPherson senior

145: Jake Beeson - Ark City senior, Jonah Clarke - McPherson sophomore, Kadence Riner - Pratt junior, Jackson Schell - El Dorado sophomore, Hunter Fitzpatrick - Larned senior, Christian Hannon - Andover Central sophomore

152: Steele Morin - Winfield, Hunter Schroeder - Concordia freshman, Montez Robinson - Ark City junior, Scott Radke - McPherson junior, Bradan Slemp - Hugoton senior, Kai Wernli - El Dorado sophomore, Grant Scheer - Rose Hill junior

160: David Leck - Rose Hill sophomore, Dakota Laun - Abilene junior, Nichola Bahm - Ark City sophomore, Dante Rodd - Andover Central senior, Jadon Koehler - Pratt junior, Kreighton Meyers - Hays junior

170: Dakotah Whiteley - Abilene junior, Luke Culbertson - Rose Hill senior, Tanner Johnson - Holcomb junior, Rope Dorman - Concordia senior, Britton MacLaughlin - Ark City junior, Brant Huckaby - Clearwater senior

182: Kaden Clites - El Dorado senior, Deston Miller - Ark City sophomore, Trey Hoerner - Abilene senior, Chance Rodriguez - Holcomb senior, Chase Thrush - Rose Hill senior, Owen Braungardt - Winfield junior

195: Braden Morgan - El Dorado junior, Tucker Trevett - Trinity Academy junior, Cayden Winter - Andale freshman, Ian Groom - Wellington senior, Dalton Collins - Ark City senior, Hunter Huber - Pratt sophomore, Bailey Yarborough - McPherson senior

220: Sevren Hance - Pratt junior, Cole Edwards - Augusta senior, Jace Ebert - Andale senior, Cameron Hunt - El Dorado senior, Matt McComb - Wellington senior, Kourtney Craig - McPherson sophomore, Maximus Shannon - Ark City freshman

285: Terrell Morris - Ark City junior, Logan Schulte - Hays junior, Conner Snell - Clearwater junior, Kendall Davis - Augusta senior, Jeremiah Slattery - Larned senior, Ethan Shackelford - Andale junior, Patrick Skinner - Andover Central junior