Almost a month into the high school wrestling season, Buhler’s defending state champion Sam Elliott is off to a 15-0 start. After bringing home a state title at the 152 weight class as a sophomore, Elliott moved up to 160 this season where he’s ranked first in class 4A.
Back in April, the Kansas State High School Activities association voted to sanction girls wrestling, that vote passed unanimously recognizing girls wrestling as a sport in the state.Friday's tournament at Valley Center was the first area tournament for girls.
Girls across the state prepare for the first official season of wrestling under KSHAA certification. The first official dual was in Topeka, soon other teams will get the chance to showcase their skills in official competition.