By William

MCPHERSON – The McPherson High School wrestling program kicked off the 2020-21 season hosting a 12-team girls tournament and a 14-team junior varsity tournament on Saturday at the Roundhouse.

Twelve teams competed in the girls tournament while all 14 participated in the junior varsity tournament.

Among the teams hitting the mat included Andale, Brookville/Ell-Saline, Buhler, Goddard Eisenhower, Great Bend, Hutchinson, Junction City, Lakin, Larned, McPherson, Newton, Nickerson, Salina Central, and WaKeeney/Trego County.

In the girls tournament, McPherson’s Holli Giddings finished 3-0 to place first at 155 lbs., while Erin Katina, Shaylee Sheets, and Riley Baker all took second and Addison Senecal and Amelia Britting both finished third.

Landon Thompson at 160 lbs. and Skylar Lockard at 138 lbs. both took first in the junior varsity tournament, with Thompson finishing 5-0 on the day and taking all five wins by a fall.

No team scoring was available.


101 lbs. = Riley Baker placed 2nd and finished 3-1.

101 lbs. = Jordan Martens placed 4th and finished 1-3.

109 lbs. = Aubree Martens placed 4th and finished 1-3.

115 lbs. = Amethyst Hale placed 4th and finished 2-3.

120 lbs. = Nadia Vesser placed 4th and finished 1-3.

120 lbs. = Braelynn Patterson placed 5th and finished 0-4.

126 lbs. = Catalina Palacia finished 1-2.

126 lbs. = Arriana Gross finished 1-2.

132 lbs. = Addison Senecal placed 3rd and finished 1-2.

132 lbs. = Taiya Young placed 4th and finished 0-3.

143 lbs. = Shaylee Sheets placed 2nd and finished 1-1.

155 lbs. = Eliana Rush finished 0-2.

155 lbs. = Holli Giddings placed 1st and finished 3-0.

170B lbs. = Erin Katina placed 2nd and finished 2-1.

191 lbs. = Amelia Britting placed 3rd and finished 0-2.


126 lbs. = Colton Rausch placed 4th and finished 1-3.

132 lbs. = Kaden Harold finished 1-2.

132 lbs. = Hayden Farley placed 3rd and finished 3-1.

138 lbs. = Skylar Lockard placed 1st and finished 3-0.

145 lbs. = Kale French placed 4th and finished 2-2.

152 lbs. = Ethan Wagner finished 0-2.

160 lbs. = Malek Anderson placed 4th and finished 1-3.

160B lbs. = Landon Thompson placed 1st and finished 5-0.

170 lbs. = Kamdynn Clark placed 5th and finished 1-4.

195 lbs. = Carter Spotted Elk placed 3rd and finished 1-2.

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