By William / www.mcpherson-county-ks.com
DERBY – The McPherson Middle School wrestlers opened their post-Thanksgiving schedule on Tuesday in Derby with a set of dual matchups with Derby North Middle School and Valley Center Middle School.
After gaining a victory, 60-42 in their first matchup with Valley Center, the Junior Pups lost a close one to host Derby North, 59-48, in the final.
Six McPherson wrestlers were able to finish the day unbeaten at 2-0, they included Kolyn Simon at 75 lbs.; Chase Wagner at 95 lbs.; Keaton Crane at 115 lbs.; Julian Glover at 120 lbs.; Cooper Reves at 148 lbs. and Dylan Hall at 215 lbs.
Next up for the Junior Pup wrestlers will be another road trip on Tuesday, December 7 to Andover Central Middle School.
MCPHERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL WRESTLING RESULTS:
- McPherson Junior Pups 60 Valley Center 42
- Derby North Middle School 59 McPherson Junior Pups 48
- 75 lbs. = Kolyn Simon finished 2-0
- 80 lbs. = Parker Hulvey went 1-1
- 85 lbs. = Bryant Simmelink went 0-2
- 90 lbs. = Paxton Houchen went 0-2
- 95 lbs. = Chase Wagner finished 2-0
- 100 lbs. = Hudson Krehbiel went 1-1
- 105 lbs. = Noah Garcia went 1-1
- 110 lbs. = Nolan Pearcy went 0-2
- 115 lbs. = Keaton Crane finished 2-0
- 120 lbs. = Julian Glover finished 2-0
- 127 lbs. = Aiden Smith went 0-2
- 134 lbs. = Carter Boesker went 0-2
- 141 lbs. = Braxton Burgess went 0-2
- 148 lbs. = Cooper Reves finished 2-0
- 155 lbs. = Matt Burger went 1-1
- 165 lbs. = Colton Johnson went 1-1
- 180 lbs. = Hunter Davis went 1-1
- 215 lbs. = Dylan Hall finished 2-0
- 265 lbs. = Charlie Barrow went 1-1