By William

While not a large number of wrestlers competed over the weekend representing the MAC Wrestling Club, those that did had much success as six wrestlers placed in the top-three at the tournament they were at.

In Clay Center on Saturday, Jaxon Chrislip wrestling in the 10-under, 85 lbs. division and Parker Hulvey wrestling at 10-uner, 64 lbs. both took first-place gold in the Greg Grater Classic Wrestling Tournament.

Colt Harlin, Krayton Byrd and Kaven Byrd all took second place at Clay Center while Jaxson Carlson brought home with a third-place finish.

In Mulvane at the huge Battle of the Belt Wrestling Tournament held in the Kansas Star Casino, Landon Thompson was the lone MAC Wrestler to place as he earned sixth in his division. Over 1,650 wrestlers from several states were represented at the Battle of the Belt Tournament.

Reported late from Saturday, January 26, Jase Fitzmorris earned a second-place finish at the JCWC Jena Reischick Memorial Tournament in Holton.

A couple of big events are coming up for the MAC Wrestlers, including events such as:

  • On Saturday, February 8 in Chapman for the Colin Henderson Invitational.
  • On Saturday, February 8 in Shawnee Mission at Shawnee Mission High School for the Beast of Eastern Kansas Tournament.
  • On Sunday, February 9 in Derby at the Novice Championships.
  • On Saturday, February 22 the MAC Wrestlers will be hosting a tournament to be held at Canton/Galva High School. Anyone interested in helping host this tournament is asked to contact Lance or Lennie Engel at 620-755-5738.
  • On Sunday, March 1 the MAC Wrestlers will again host the War of the Roses Girls State Championship Wrestling Tournament at the Ed Pyle Sports Complex on the Campus of Central Christian College in McPherson.


  • On Saturday at the BATTLE OF THE BELT WRESTLING TOURNAMENT in Mulvane, Kansas at the Kansas Star Casino:

Landon Thompson finished 6th at 14-under, 135 lbs. Open Division

Also participating were Julian Glover and Christian Clemmons.

  • On Saturday at the GREG GRATER CLASSIC WRESTLING TOURNAMENT in Clay Center, Kansas:

Parker Hulvey finished 1st at 10-under, 64 lbs.

Jaxon Chrislip finished 1st at 10-under, 85 lbs.

Colt Harlin finished 2nd at 10-under, 100 lbs.

Krayton Byrd finished 2nd at 12-under, 215 lbs.

Kaven Byrd finished 2nd at 14-under, 135 lbs.

Jaxson Carlson finished 3rd at 6-under, 55 lbs.

Also participating was Towns DeLaney.

  • On Sunday, January 26 at the JCWC Jena Reischick Memorial Tournament in Holton, Kansas:

Jase Fitzmorris finished 2nd at 12-under, 150 lbs.

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