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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Railer wrestlers fourth at Goodwill

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  • DOUGLASS — The Newton High School wrestling team claimed five individual titles and a fourth-place team finish Saturday at the Douglas Goodwill Invitational.
    Derby won the team title with 150 points, followed by Andover Central at 143, Augusta at 137, Newton at 129, Wichita Heights at 105, Pratt at 90.5, Great Bend at 88.5, Topeka Seaman at 72, Douglass at 34.5, Goddard Eisenhower at 31, Rose Hill at 27 and Wichita South at 18.5.
    "We were the only team that put five in the finals and won all five," Newton coach Jack Thaw said. "Also, I can't remember in my 40 years of coaching where you have five first and one fourth and you finish fourth."
    Winning titles for Newton was Logan Treaster at 106 pounds, Jared Langley at 182 pounds, Hayden Mock at 195 pounds, Noah Ornales at 220 pounds and Raymond Gallegos at heavyweight.
    One other medalist was Caleb Nelson, who took fourth at 113 pounds.
    "We wrestled very well overall as a team," Thaw said. "Logan Treaster extended his record to 12-0 (11 pins, one decision). Logan wrestled outstanding from the neutral position, top and bottom. His technique was almost flawless."
    Treaster won all four of his matches by fall. He downed Nick Lucas of Pratt in 3:12 in the finals.
    Langley won three matches, two by fall. In the finals, he downed Jose Santillon of Derby 6-2.
    "Jared extended his record to 11-0," Thaw said. "Jared thus far has improved a lot. That says a lot because he was state runner-up last year at 170."
    Mock received byes in both the first and quarterfinals rounds. He won his semifinal match in 29 seconds and edged Blake Bradford of Derby 2-1 in the finals.
    "Haydon Mock won his first tournament," Thaw said. "Haydon has been a two-time state qualifier, so this is another step to becoming a state placer."
    Ornales won two of his three matches by fall. In the finals, he edged Sterling Brown of Andover Central 4-2.
    "Noah Ornales, a state qualifier as a freshman, looked extremely skillful, winning first place, going 3-0," Thaw said.
    Gallegos received a first-round bye, winning his next three matches by fall. In the finals, he stopped Jacob Crane of Great Bend in 3:11.
    "Raymond Gallegos placed first, going 3-0, and has improved his takedown skills," Thaw said. "Raymond had three pins."
    Nelson lost in the second round, won by pin in the consolation semifinals and fell to Khamin Crow of Topeka Seaman in 59 seconds in the consolation finals.
    "He has steadily improved each match," Thaw said.
    At 120 pounds, Justice Grant finished 1-2. At 126 pounds, Jeremy Christenson finished 1-2. At 132 pounds, Robert Lyles finished 0-2. At 152 pounds, Michael Vela finished 0-2. At 160 pounds, Jordan Palmer finished 0-2. At 170 pounds, Cordell Clark finished 1-2.
    Page 2 of 3 - "Justice Grant also has made tremendous gains," Thaw said. "His wrestling has improved immensely since the start of the season. Jeremy Christenson has had a good week, winning a big match at our Derby home dual, plus winning several matches at the tournament. Robert Lyles continues to improve. Robert was 0-2 at the tournament, but has steadily improved at each meet.
    "At 152, Michael Vela (freshman) stepped in and lost two hard-fought matches, but the future looks promising. At 160, Jordan Palmer stepped in and filled the spot for injured Justin McBeth. Jordan lost two hard-fought matches. Cordell Clark went 1-2, winning his first match. He too has shown a lot of improvement."
    Newton was open at 138 and 145 pounds.
    "We were open at several weights due to injuries and illness," Thaw said. "Once we get straight here, we will be much improved as a team."
    Newton competes at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bishop Carroll Invitational.
    "We need to place people at the right weights and bring back our injured, and we are on the way to a great year. We had a lot of fan support, and that is appreciated by the coaches and team."
    Douglass Goodwill Inv.
    Team scores — Derby 150, Andover Central 143, Augusta 137, Newton 129, Wichita Heights 105, Pratt 90.5, Great Bend 88.5, Topeka Seaman 72, Douglass 34.5, Goddard Eisenhower 21, Rose Hill 27, Wichita South 18.5.
    Championship matches
    106 — Logan Treaster New. pinned Nick Lucas Prt. 3:12
    113 — Traé Foreman Prt. dec. Jake Goldenstein Aug. 5-4
    120 — Cesar Regalado Prt. dec. Tanner Brown Der. 5-1
    126 — Cody McDonald Der. pinned Dakota Rodd And.Ct. 1:54
    132 — Sean Deshazer WH tech.fall Cameron Niemtschk And.Ct. 19-4
    138 — Jake Wilson RH dec. Nic Augustin And.Ct. 9-4
    145 — Grant Coleman And.Ct. dec. Connor Spellman Aug. 9-2
    152 — Paul Suhr And.Ct. dec. Garrett Haskins WH 3-2 3OT
    160 — Colton Clayborn Aug. dec. Sam Mizell TS 1-0
    170 — Wright Bosley Aug. pinned Grant Schoonover And.Ct. 1:21
    182 — Jared Langley New. dec. Jose R. Santillon Der. 6-2
    195 — Hayden Mock New. dec. Blake Bradford Der. 2-1
    220 — Noah Ornales New. dec. Sterling Brown And.Ct. 4-2
    HWT — Raymond Gallegos New. pinned Jacob Crane GB 3:11
    Consolation finals
    106 — Tyler Hildibrand Aug. pinned Dallas Wilson WS 4:33
    113 — Khamin Crow TS pinned Caleb Nelson New. 0:59
    120 — Kenton Sander GB dec. Jaelynn Gay TS 3-2
    126 — Cody Liles GB dec. Josh Moore Aug. 3-2
    132 — Denton Russel GE High School pinned Cody Lytle GB 2:06
    138 — Garrett Xanders Der. dec. Kyle Fuller TS 9-3
    145 — Armond McCray WH dec. Hudson Swift Prt. 3-2
    152 — Caleb Gash Der. dec. Brendan Pribil Prt. 13-7
    Page 3 of 3 - 160 — Forlanda Parker WH dec. Christian Rivas GB 5-2
    170 — Trenton Allen Der. M-Dec Joe Lindenberger GB 8-0
    182 — Christian Strother Dgl. pinned Cody Thompson Aug. 0:27
    195 — Blake Watkins Aug. pinned Xavier Krumm And.Ct. 0:13
    220 — Malik Delecadena WH pinned Quentin Cox Der. 1:20
    HWT — Matt Kissinger Der. pinned Zachary Strother Dgl. 3:24
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