(Special to Eastern Kansas Sports)
On Friday, Jan. 22nd, the Bobcat Wrestling team traveled to Wildcat country, Holton High School, to square off head to head. From top to bottom of the lineup, every Bobcat came ready to compete or as we like to say, “bring the H.E.A.T!”
106: Evan Vielhauer (Basehor-Linwood) over Tucker Gilliland (Holton) (Dec 2-0)
113: Cale Hein (Holton) over Hudson Strahm (Basehor-Linwood) (Fall 3:25)
120: Jake Barnes (Holton) over Ethan Kelley (Basehor-Linwood) (Fall 2:58)
126: Alex Smith-Mendez (Basehor-Linwood) over Kayden Elliott (Holton) (Fall 4:49)
132: Connor McMillen (Basehor-Linwood) over Unknown (For.)
138: Cohen Suchy (Basehor-Linwood) over Lucas Adcock (Holton) (Fall 1:16)
145: Aidan Baker (Basehor-Linwood) over Cayden Jackson (Holton) (Fall 5:24)
152: Jayden Fletcher (Holton) over Tyler Elven (Basehor-Linwood) (Fall 3:34)
160: Garyson Booth (Holton) over Unknown (For.)
170: Trevor Bowser (Holton) over Alonzo Luna (Basehor-Linwood) (Dec 8-6)
182: Tanner Parish (Basehor-Linwood) over Tyler Phillips (Holton) (Fall 2:47)
195: Konnor Tannahill (Holton) over Sam Hicks (Basehor-Linwood) (Fall 0:55)
220: Emanuel Vazquez (Basehor-Linwood) over Unknown (For.)
285: Zane Kincaid (Basehor-Linwood) over Dustin Chermok (Holton) (Fall 4:20)
Team Final Score: Bobcat 45 over Holton 33
MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLER for the evening goes to:
Alex Smith-Mendez, So. – 126lbs
Alex had a very impressive performance Friday night showing some new moves and some aggression that we have been waiting for! Alex continues to improve on the mat and Bobcat Wrestling is excited to see what he does moving forward!
Bobcat wrestling’s next action happens at home, Wednesday, Jan. 27th for senior night vs. Emporia and DeSoto to finish off our dual season and varsity wrestling for the regular season!
In addition to the solid night of wrestling, this win wasn’t just any win, it happened to be dual win #100 for Head Coach Jason Puderbaugh!!