CJHS wrestlers go 1-2

SALINA — Concordia posted a 1-2 record in the Lakewood Invitational junior high wrestling tournament on Saturday.
Concordia defeated Chapman, 26-24.
The Panthers lost 72-20 to Hays and 71-29 to Lakewood.
Blake Leiszler, 80 pounds; Rope Dorman, 134 pounds; and Brent Beaumont, 180 pounds, each went 3-0 for Concordia.
Keaton Rudolph, 120 pounds, and Tryston Jochems, 127 pounds, finished 2-1 for the Panthers.
Kyler Caspers, 90 pounds, and Tyler Stupka, 141 pounds, were 1-2.
Carson McMillan, 85 pounds; Timmy Lambert, 95 pounds; Alex Bonebrake, 105 pounds; Treyton Kindel, 110 pounds; and Chance LeDuc, 265 pounds, were 0-3.
"It was nice to get a win against Chapman, a league opponent. We were actually one short Saturday, and forfeited six weights. Blake Leiszler, Rope Dorman and Brent Beaumont all had very good tournaments," Concordia coach Doug Moore said.
In junior varsity matches, Tyler Kearn, 100 pounds; Shaheed Darden, 134 pounds; and Austin Higbee, 265 pounds, were 0-2.

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