BY William / www.mcpherson-county-ks.com
BURLINGTON – While the boys won the day, the McPherson girls wrestlers came close at the Burlington Invitational as they finished second to host Burlington, losing the team title by just six points.
Burlington won the 23-team event with 177 points while the Lady Bullpups came close with 171. Both teams finished way ahead of third place Baldwin and Fort Scott who each scored 109.
On the day individually, Erin Kutina took the lone gold medal for the Lady Bullpups as she went unbeated at 4-0 in the 191 division.
Cara Rawson at 235 and Hunter Wilson at 155 both brought home silver with second-place finishes while Arianna Gross placed third at 132.
Next up for the Lady Bullpup wrestlers will be a trip to Newton on Thursday for a double dual with Newton and El Dorado.
LADY BULLPUPS at the Burlington Invitational
TEAM SCORING: 1. Burlington 177; 2. LADY BULLPUPS 171; T-3. Baldwin, Fort Scott 109; 5. Eureka 91; 6. Coffeyville 90; 7. Independence 75; 8. Silver Lake 67; 9. Erie 54; 10. Fredonia 52.
LADY BULLPUP INDIVIDUAL RESULTS:
101 = Alix Wilson finished 0-3, placed 4th.
109 = Lexi Patterson finished 3-3, placed 6th.
115 = Ame Hale finished 3-2, placed 4th.
120 = Nadia Vesser finished 3-2, placed 5th.
126 = Braelynn Patterson finished 3-2, placed 4th.
132 = Arianna Gross finished 4-1, placed 3rd.
138 = Taiya Young finished 4-2, placed 5th.
143 = Montana Wilson finished 1-2.
155 = Hunter Wilson finished 3-1, placed 2nd.
170 = Addyson Senecal finished 3-2, placed 5th.
192 = Erin Kutina went 4-0, placed 1st.
235 = Cara Rawson finished 3-1, placed 2nd.
191 = Amelia Britting finished 4-2.