Pratt wins CKL wrestling meet

Members of the Pratt Greenback wrestling team hold up their brackets in celebration of winning...
Members of the Pratt Greenback wrestling team hold up their brackets in celebration of winning the league title. The Central Kansas League held their league wrestling meet at Larned Middle School in Larned, Kansas on February 8, 2019. (Photo: Joey Bahr, (KWCHCIK)
Published: Feb. 8, 2019 at 11:49 PM CST
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The Pratt Greenbacks won the Central Kansas League wrestling meet by more than 100-points over the next nearest team.

Teams met in Larned for the meet that was postponed by a day due inclement weather.

Pratt wrestlers took first in six out of the 14 weight classes. "Our goal was to get as many bonus points as we could by getting pins," said Pratt Head Coach Tate Thompson. "We saw today as the start of the post season for us. We needed this to go into Regionals with some momentum."

Pratt finished the night with 230 team points. Smoky Valley placed second as a team with 119 points. Hoisington took third on the evening with 107.5 points.

In weight class 106, Pratt's Devon Weber took first. Quentin Boxberger of Hoisington placed second and Austin Armstrong of Larned finished third.

Kaiser Pellend of Pratt took first in the 113 weight class. He was followed by Gage Cooper of Nickerson and Nicolas Rubio of Hoisington.

In weight class 120, Koda Dipman of Pratt won the class. Gatlin Hoch of Larned took second and Devon VanFosson of Smoky Valley came in third.

Dylan Cox of Pratt took the top honor in weight class 126. Raymond Johnston of Hillsboro came in second and Brogan Isley of Nickerson took third.

Chris Goans of Lyons won weight class 132. Jason Hecht of Hesston followed in second. Tarrant Young of Pratt took third.

In weight class 138, Samajay Alboyd of Larned won the class. Jordan Bachman of Hillsboro took second and Seth Morgan of Smoky Valley came in third.

Braydon Lemuz of Larned finished in first for weight class 145. He was followed on the podium by Hogan Thompson of Pratt and Dylan Schneider of Nickerson.

Hesston's Malachi Holmes took first in weight class 152. Trevor Stimatze of Pratt finished second and Carter Hiebert of Halstead took third.

Kadence Riner of Pratt finished first in weight class 160. Smoky Valley's Chase Pywell followed in second and Logan Erway of Larned finished third.

In weight class 170, Joshua Ball of Hoisington took first. He was followed by Dax Hopp of Smoky Valley and Jarin Gomez of Nickerson.

Pratt's Caden Blankenship took first in weight class 182. Tanner Luttig of Smoky Valley finished second. Josh Kramer of Larned took third.

Hoisington's Wyatt Pedigo took first in weight class 195. Seven Hance of Pratt finished in second place and Domanic Colpton of Hesston took third.

In weight class 220, Jon Burks of Smoky Valley took first. Hunter Huber of Pratt finished in second. Keaton Thompson of Larned finished in third.

Smoky Valley's Ethan Wampler took first in weight class 285. Riley Philbern of Hoisington finished in second and Alex Koehn of Hesston took third.