ConKids wrestle in Throwdown Tournament

The Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had 18 wrestlers place in the top five at the Kansas-Nebraska Throwdown Tournament.
Wrestlers placing first include:
Koby Koch, 52 pounds, 8-and-under; Layton Kindel, 82 pounds, 10-and-under; Caden Womack, 82 pounds, 10-and-under; and Peyton Burross, 90 pounds, 10-and-under.
Second-place finishers include:
Chris LaPolice, 40 pounds, 6-and-under; Tristen Cuellar, 58 pounds, 6-and-under; Ian Ketterman, 88 pounds, 6-and-under; Gage Smith, 80 pounds, 8-and-under; Phoenix Vansant, 76 pounds, 10-and-under; and Carson McMillan, 80 pounds, 12-and-under.
Third-place finishers include:
Zane Cuellar, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Trenton McMillan, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Justus Trost, 67 pounds, 6-and-under; and Keaton Rudolph, 110 pounds, 14-and-under.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Drew Sterrett, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Andrew Mikesell, 80 pounds, 8-and-under; and Zane Reed, 76 pounds, 10-and-under.
Jagger Johnson, 58 pounds, 6-and-under, placed fifth.
At the Western Kansas Classic, Carter Eakins, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Wyatt Trost, 95 pounds, 10-and-under; and Zachary Strait, 88 pounds, 12-and-under, placed first.
Logan Leiszler, 61 pounds, 8-and-under, and Blake Leiszler, 80 pounds, 12-and-under, finished second.
Jayden Christianson, 64 pounds, 8-and-under, finished third.
Braxtin Mason, 64 pounds, 8-and-under, placed fourth.
Shelby Giersch, 100 pounds, 100-and-under, finished first at the Rock Creek Tournament and the Hebron, Neb. Tournament.
Tracer Workman, 130 pounds, 14-and-under, was first at Hebron and first at Rock Creek.

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