SALINA — The Newton High School wrestling team improved to 2-0 in dual meets, edging Salina Central 36-32 Thursday in Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I action in Salina.
Down 32-24 with two matches left, Wyatt Hendrickson scored a pin in 28 seconds at 220 pounds and Garrett Garnica posted a pin in 1:42 at heavyweight to get the win.
Grant Treaster scored a pin at 120 pounds. Kenyon Forest scored a pin at 160 pounds.
Winning by decision for Newton were Boone Roberson at 138 pounds and Dante Harper at 170 pounds.
Colin Bybee received a forfeit win at 106 pounds, where Salina Central was open.
Losses by decision for Newton went to Gaige Llamas at 113 pounds, Sawyer Mock at 126 pounds and Josh Edson at 145 pounds. Tjaden Simmons won by technical fall at 132 pounds.
Losing by pin were Trevor Waldrop at 152 pounds, Trent Henrich at 182 pounds and Diego Arellano at 195 pounds.
Newton competes Saturday at the Goodwill Invitational in Douglass.
Newton 36, Salina Central 32
106—Bybee, N win by forfeit. 113—S.Adam, SC dec. Llamas, 9-2. 120—Treaster, N pinned Wiedman, 3:18. 126—Harder, SC dec. Mock, 9-4 (ot). 132—D.Burgoon, SC tech. fall Simmons, N, 17-0. 138—Roberson, N dec. Sutton, 6-3. 145—Bolen, SC dec. Edson, 5-1. 152—True, SC pinned Waldrop, 1:58. 160—Forest, N pinned Chard, 1:06. 170—Harper, N dec. Munson, 5-1. 182—Peters, SC pinned Henrich, 0:16. 195—Bishop, SC pinned Arellano, 1:53. 220—Hendrickson, N pinned Rosado, 0:28. 285—Garnica, N pinned Wilkins, 1:42.