Tuesday evening was the Wrestling Seniors last opportunity to wrestle on their home mat. The Seniors and their parents were recognized and honored before the dual with Newkirk began. Seniors included Blake Bales, Ian Groom, Jaylen Harris, Kadin Heacock, Logan Jones, Matt McComb, Austin Sears, Andrew Wolf and Manager Zoey Maxwell.
The WHS Varsity and JV Wrestlers were on the road Tuesday at Andale HS in double dual action with Clearwater and Mulvane. Here are the outcomes from the Varsity matches.
ANDALE 36 WELLINGTON 33
courtesy of sutv.com
(Another great source for CRUSADER / KNIGHT sports is SCORE STORE here on wellington.cc...hold your cursor over SPORTS at top of any page, the first tab underneath will get you to where you need to go! Lots of archival info too, clear back to the Fall of 2004. It's not 100% complete but still LOTS of great info and memories!)
The WHS Varsity (and some JV) wrestlers hosted both Mulvane and Rose Hill Thursday evening out at WHS in double-dual action from the home of the Crusaders. The fans were in for an exciting night of wrestling. In the end, it was a split for the Crusaders, falling to Rose Hill 33-38 and then downing Mulvane, via tie-breaker criteria (36-36). Here are the individual outcomes vs the opener with Rose Hill:
106 - Wellington OPEN
113 - Matt Sanders - loss by pin
120 - Montana Heacock - loss by pin
The WHS Varsity Wrestlers hosted their annual invitational Saturday at WHS. 15 teams total and in the end the Wellington BOYS IN RED had fared quite well! As a team, finished 6th!!
Congrats to Senior IAN GROOM (195 lbs) - Ian went 5-0 today, finishing FIRST!!! (pictured above)
Congrats to Sophomore KANDEN YOUNG (170 lbs) - Kanden went 3-1 today, finishing SECOND!!
Overall results for Wellington:
Both the WHS Varsity and JV Wrestlers opened their 2017-2018 seasons on the road Saturday. (Dec. 2nd) The JV were in action at Winfield HS and the Varsity trekked a little further, about 100 miles to be exact, to Caney Valley HS, just this side of Coffeyville in SE Kansas.