Derby edges Manhattan for 6A Regional Title

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Behind three individual titles and another runner-up, the top ranked Derby Panthers won the 6A wrestling regional Saturday in Garden City.

Derby finished with 229.5 points, beating Manhattan's 220.5 for the first place finish. In total, 12 Derby wrestlers finished in the top eight to qualify for the state wrestling tournament in Wichita Feb. 22.

Garden City matched Derby with three individual titles, leading to a 4th place finish for the Buffaloes with 201.5 points. Campus and Dodge City had one champion each, taking 5th and 6th place as a team respectively.

FINAL RESULTS
106: Bishop Murray (Washburn Rural) def. Damian Mendez (Dodge City)
113: Kale McCracken (Campus) def. Easton Taylor (Manhattan)
120: Diago Hernandez (Garden City) def. Couy Well (Dodge City)
126: Lou Fincher (Free State) def. Erik Dominguez (Garden City)
132: Jacob Holt (Garden CIty) def. Cason Lindsey (Derby)
138: Josh Janas (Garden City) def. Garrett Edwards (Dodge City)
145: Elijah Jacobs (Free State) def. Cole Wells (Washburn Rural)
152: Crew Squires (Derby) def. Luke Bowen (Campus)
160: Bubba Wilson (Manhattan) def. Malachi Karibo (Wichita South)
170: Cade Lindsey (Derby) def. Quincy Saddler (Manhattan)
182: Triston Wills (Derby) def. Gavin Carter (Washburn Rural)
195: Preston Williams (Washburn Rural) def. Alexavier Rodriguez (Garden City)
220: Christian Schlepp (Manhattan) def. Jackson Stroud (Wichita North)
285: Evan Darville (Dodge City) def. Refugio Chairez (Garden City)

TEAM RESULTS
1: Derby - 229.5
2: Manhattan - 220.5
3: Washburn Rural - 210.0
4: Garden City - 201.5
5: Campus - 159.0
6: Dodge City - 154.0
7: Free State - 120.5
8: Hutchinson - 81.5
9: Junction City - 73.0
10: Gardner-Edgerton - 72.0
11: Wichita West - 71.0
12: Wichita South - 51.5
13: Lawrence - 46.0
14: Wichita Southeast - 29.0
15: Wichita North - 26.5
16: Liberal - 24.5
17: Topeka - 17.0
18: Wichita East - 12.5


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