Smith Center, Hoisington fighting for 321A title

Riley Philborn of Hoisington tries to flatten the shoulder of Christian Ostrom of Plainville to pin him in their 285 pound weight class match. The Hoisington and Plainville wrestling teams faced off in a dual at the Hoisington Activity Center in Hoisington, Kansas on January 11, 2018. (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

Smith Center has won three state wrestling championships in school history, meanwhile Hoisington has never taken home the title.

In the Pre-State coaches rankings, the Redmen were ranked No. 1 in Class 321A wrestling. Here are the wrestlers to watch in Hays this weekend.

106: Rathe Aschenbrenner - Colby sophomore, Seth Schneider - Ell-Saline junior, Alessia Cokeley Douglass senior, Stephan Baldwin - Russell sophomore, Aaron Lenker - Phillipsburg sophomore, Alex Segarra - Hill City junior, Mason Fuller - Beloit freshman, Colton Shoemaker - Smith Center sophomore, Sam Pyle - Ellis freshman

113: Ashten Dodson - Douglass senior, Austin Roth - Minneapolis junior, Alex Eskew - Decatur Comm. freshman, Zack Sherman - Hoxie senior, Brandon Roberts - Scott City sophomore, Brendan Lee - Smith Center freshman

120: Gauge Small - Douglass junior, Dylan Weimer - Hoxie sophomore, Braiden Lynn - Cimarron senior, Cole Steinert - Hoisington freshman, Blayne Harris - Beloit senior, Jake Reed - Colby junior, Jacob Sisson - Phillipsburg sophomore, Joe Stocker - Smith Center junior

126: Justus McDaniel - Scott City sophomore, Jason Hecht - Hesston sophomore, Chandler Schoenberger - Russell junior, Aidan Stephenson - Oakley sophomore, Caden Emmot - Beloit senior, Kel Grafel - Decatur Comm. senior, Jordan Bachman - Hillsboro freshman, Dayton Randall - Minneapolis sophomore, Bryce Younger - Ellis senior

132: Chase Anderson - Bennington sophomore, Josh Lenker - Phillipsburg senior, Chris Goans - Lyons junior, Kaden Wren - Scott City sophomore, Ryan Johnson - Norton senior, Hunter Prochaska - Beloit freshman, Aidan Baalman - Hoxie freshman, Jaden Atwood - Smith Center sophomore, Ethan Darnall - Marion junior

138: Tristin Hauck - Minneapolis junior, Kurt Schroeder - Colby junior, Joaquin Castillo - Leoti freshman, Jacob Conrad - Smith Center sophomore, Tanner Cassity - Hoisington senior, Konnor Pfeifer - Ellis freshman, Dawson Ensign - Goodland senior, Camden Harris - Beloit senior

145: Spencer Heise - Osborne senior, Isaiah Mason - Decatur Comm. junior, Dayton Porsch - Hoxie junior, Tranden Daerr - Garden Plain freshman, Ethan Hamel - Hill City senior, Johney Perez - Lakin, Brell Spiess - Smith Center sophomore

152: Christopher Ball - Hoisington senior, Wylie Weems - Hoxie sophomore, Sean Rall - Colby senior, Scott Kuder - Minneapolis senior, Rudy Rodriguez - SE of Saline junior, Colton Hutchinson - Smith Center senior, Kayden Christiansen - Lakin senior, Jalen Kreup - Atwood senior

160: Joshua Ball - Hoisington freshman, Kyiowa Greenfield - Douglass sophomore, Cole Amlong - Norton sophomore, Kaegon Williamson - Minneapolis senior, Jordan Finnesy - Plainville sophomore, Morgan Rains - Oakley junior, Layne Wilton - Bennington junior, Jarret Jurgens - Scott City senior, Matt Whitsitt - Hesston senior, Dylan Stewart - Sterling junior

170: Wyatt Hayes - Scott city junior, Blaine Burks - Beloit senior, Kaden Pichler - Douglass junior, Kory Finley - Colby, Zac Schneider - Ellsworth senior, Sean Urban - Hoisington senior, Sterling Harp - SE of Saline freshman, Maverick Green - Atwood senior, Byron Roenne - Osbonre senior, Noah Hansen - Plainville senior

182: Dylan Newton - Cimarron junior, Mitchell Topel - Smith Center senior, Zachary Dressler - Douglass junior, Wyatt Pedigo - Hoisington sophomore, Evan Peter - Goodland senior, Tevin Petrie - Norton senior, Roxton Brown - Osborne senior, Tyson Villalpando - Minneapolis junior, Hagan Booi - Colby freshman

195: Ryan Junkermeier - Plainville junior, River Paul - Beloit junior, Joey Nuzum - Douglass senior, Josh Seabolt - Cimarron senior, Nick Davenport - Ell-Saline junior, Tucker Branum - Colby junior, Tyler Palic - Marion senior, Chance Korinek - Minneapolis junior, Hayden Wiltfong - Norton

220: Luis Ledesma - Goodland senior, Isaiah Wasson - Douglass sophomore, Charlie Nordquist - Marion junior, Chris Cox - Hoxie senior, Dalton Kuhn - Smith Center senior

285: Gabriel Bowers - Scott City freshman, Hadley Panzer - Lakin sophomore, Chase Donovan - Minneapolis senior, Jarret McLinden - Marion senior, Avery Hawkins - Smith Center senior, Reyes Bustillos - Goodland senior