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Panther wrestling pushes No. 3 ranked Manhattan
Kadin Spragis, GB pins Jantzen Borge, M from Manhattan
Great Bend Kadin Spragis pins Jantzen Borge from Manhattan. - photo by Hugo Gonzalez

Panthers drop dual 42-39

MANHATTAN – Great Bend’s state-ranked wrestlers finished 3-0 and the Panthers swept seven of 12 contested matches. But 6A No. 3 ranked Manhattan edged past the Panthers 42-39, thanks to two forfeit wins.

The Panthers’ No. 3 ranked Kadin Spragis (106), No. 5 ranked Avery Wolf (113) and No. 4 ranked Wyatt Weber (132) all won by pins. Spragis (40-14) placed fifth last year. Wolf (24-17) was a state qualifier. Weber (34-16) placed fifth and sixth the past two years.  The Panthers won five of the six lightest weighs as Skyler McMullen (120), Cooper Liles (126) also earned pins. Scott Heilman (26-10) earned a pin for the Panthers’ seventh win of the night.

The night’s biggest surprise was Great Bend’s Gage Reimer edging Manhattan’s highly-regarded Jaxson Vikander 7-6 at 170 pounds.


106—No. 3 Kadin Spragis, GB pinned Charles Fitzgerald, M, 2:26

113—No. 5 Avery Wolf, GB pinned Isaac Lopez, M, 3:38

120—Skyler McMullen, GB pinned Jantzen Borge, M, 1:54

126—Cooper Liles, GB pinned Jameal Agnew, M, 1:38

132— No. 1 Easton Taylor, M pinned Austin Moore, GB, 0:53

132—No. 4 Wyatt Weber, GB pinned Tucker Brunner, M, 4:27

145—No. 3 Blaisen Bammes pinned Jorge Aguilara, GB, 1:18

152—Devin Seibert, M pinned Mario Enriquez, GB, 4:30

160—Saben Williams, M pinned Matthew Johnson, GB, 4:54

170—Gage Reimer, GB def. Jaxson Vikander, M, 7-6

182—Scott Heilman, GB (26-10, 20-16) pinned Jeramiah Eustaquio, M, 1:08

195— T.J. Tiede, M, pinned Keyven Schroeder, GB, 4:44

235—Talique Houston, M, forfeit

285—No. 1 Damian Ilalio, M forfeit


106—Jerek McClellan, M, pinned Emanuel Prieto, GB, 1:53

120—Kaiden Hoffman, GB pinned Kameron Banks, M 4:58

126—John Szot, GB pinned Jaxon Hayes, M, 0:50; Jacob Anderson, M, pinned Jonathan Lira, GB, 1:00; Robby Gutierre, GB pinned Hayes, M, 3:07

132—Jaydin Vargas, M, pinned Adrian Fabela, GB,1:07; Jaxson Radi, M, pinned  Ramiro Rocha, GB, 3:00; Vargas, M, def.  Rocha, GB, 6-3; Radi, M pinned Fabela, GB, 0:48

138—Bryant Salas, M pinned Yahir Flores, GB, 0:17

145—Jacques Toliver, M, pinned Flores, GB, 2:16

152—Landon Machor, M pinned Xavier Ehster, GB, 0:15

160—Isaac Sinks, M pinned Ehster, GB, 0:47