The Newton Wrestling Club hosted its annual tournament Saturday, drawing 500 athletes from 32 clubs.


The Newton Wrestling Club hosted its annual tournament Saturday, drawing 500 athletes from 32 clubs.

The tournament featured both novice and advanced competition.

The Newton club had 26 wrestlers in competition, winning seven titles.

Winners included Myriah Nicholson (6 and under, 37 pounds), Boone Roberson (6 and under, 49 pounds), Grant Treaster (6 and under, 52 pounds), Trevor Pryor (10 and under, 73 pounds), Luke Porter (12 and under, 110 pounds), Noah Ornelas (10 and under, heavyweight) and Raymond Gallegos (12 and under, 190 pounds),

Second-place finishes went to Henry Hein, Kolby Clanton, Wyatt Hendrickson, Colby Beer, Kolby Burns, Brody Roberson, Jayden Anderson, Eddie Gallegos, Morgan Murphy, and Jered Langley.

Third-place finishes went to Colton Davis, Brennan Wald, Justin Biehler, Mason Mock, Kade Remsberg, and Reece Hedge-Dye.

Also competing were Bryce Nicholson, Dakota Easterburg, and Mitchell Murphy.

The club will compete this week at the Salina Tournament of Champions, expected to draw 1,200 wrestlers and the Augusta tournament.