Strong showing by MAC Wrestling Club

By Steve Sell
March 24, 2014

The MAC Wrestling Club will have strong representation at the upcoming USAW-Kansas State Championships at Topeka’s Expocentre this weekend.

That’s because the team had a huge day Saturday in the District III Tournament at McPherson’s Roundhouse.

1st — Landon Thompson, 8-and-under, 80; Jonah Scott, 10-and-under, 130; Aaron Handlin, 10-and-under, 150; Landon Frantz, 12-and-under, 110; Austin Eldredge, 14-and-under, 105.

2nd — Tucker Pelnar, 8-and-under, 58; Jaytin Gumm, 8-and-under, 70; Devin Frantz, 10-and-under, 110.

3rd — Treyton Pelnar, 8-and-under, 52; Collin Pearson, 10-and-under, 67.

4th — Ryder Norstrom, 8-and-under, 76; Lorenzo Cruzen, 10-and-under, 64; Mya Kretzer, 12-and-under, 100.

5th — Logan Peterson, 8-and-under, 49; Elijah Clarke, 8-and-under, 76; Neill Raymond, 10-and-under, 76; Jaedon Bratcher, 12-and-under, 72; Nolan Schrader, 14-and-under, 115.

6th — Mason Thrash, 12-and-under, 130; Michael Mendez, 14-and-under, 140; Kobe Unruh, High School, 160.

Also competing were Jonah Bratcher, Colten Eldredge, Luke Thompson and Kaleb Jost.

• GIRLS PLACE AT STATE — McPherson hosted the USAW Girls State Championships Sunday at Central Christian College’s Pyle Complex, with Bailey Boyett the highest placer by taking second at 14-and-under 101.

3rd — Mya Kretzer, 12-and-under, 104; Kaleigh Marbut, 12-and-under, 130. Mya Kretzer, 14-and-under, 101 (competed in two classes).

4th — Mara Engel, 10-and-under, 69.

Mya Kretzer will be competing this weekend in the women’s nationals in Oklahoma City.