Eldredge wins state opener

By Steve Sell
February 27, 2015

SALINA — McPherson High’s Austin Eldredge had little trouble in his first-round match this morning in the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament at the Bicentennial Center.

Eldredge was a 9-2 winner over Tonganoxie’s Aidan McClellan. He is now 36-1 on the season.

He now faces Ottawa’s Jared Parenti in the second round. Parenti was an 8-2 winner over Jaryd Weber of Andale in his opener.

All eight higher seeds in the class won in the first round.