Published in the Iola Register on Jan. 27, 2014.

Kids wrestlers place in two tournaments

The Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had wrestlers competing in two separate tournaments over the weekend.
Led by five individual champions, Concordia had 13 wrestlers place in the top four at the Wamego Tournament.
Individual champions include:
Drew Sterrett, 52 pounds, 6-and-under; Trenton McMillan, 52 pounds, 8-and-under; Koby Koch, 55 pounds, 8-and-under; Dustin Sterrett, 58 pounds, 8-and-under; and Phoenix Vansant, 90 pounds, 10-and-under.
Second-place finishers include:
Dan Kuder, 37 pounds, 6-and-under; Rush LeDuc, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Dylan Thoman, 82 pounds, 8-and-under; and Shaylan Koch, 100 pounds, 14-and-under.
Jakub Brooks, 46 pounds, 6-and-under, placed third.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Jaxon Brooks, 61 pounds, 8-and-under; Carson McMillan, 88 pounds, 12-and-under; and Peyton Burross, 105 pounds, 12-and-under.
Concordia had seven wrestlers place in the top five at the Battle of the Belt Tournament in Maize.
Hunter Schroeder, 95 pounds, 10-and-under, placed first.
Wyatt Trost, 100 pounds, 12-and-under, and Zach Strait, 100 pounds, 14-and-under, placed third.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Carter Eakins, 52 pounds, 6-and-under; Zane Reed, 85 pounds, 10-and-under; and Blake Leiszler, 85 pounds, 14-and-under.
Ian Ketterman, heavyweight, 8-and-under, placed fifth.