Five wrestlers win individual titles

MANHATTAN — The Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had five individual champions and 25 wrestlers place in the Manhattan Tournament on Saturday.
First-place finishers include:
Rush LeDuc, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Logan Jackson, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Kale Schroeder, 46 pounds, 6-and-under; Tristan Cuellar, 70 pounds, 8-and-under; Kameron Knox, 80 pounds, 8-and-under; and Phoenix Vansant, 90 pounds, 10-and-under.
Second-place finishers include:
Ayden Krier, 37 pounds, 6-and-under; Drew Sterrett, 52 pounds, 6-and-under; Tracer Murdock, 98 pounds, 6-and-under; Trenton McMillan, 49 pounds, 8-and-under; Koby Koch, 55 pounds, 8-and-under; and Keyan Miller, 90 pounds, 10-and-under.
Third-place finishers include:
Sajen Kemling, 55 pounds, 10-and-under; Drew Brown, 82 pounds, 10-and-under; Caden Womack, 85 pounds, 10-and-under; and Wyatt Trost, 100 pounds, 12-and-under.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Zane Cuellar, 49 pounds, 6-and-under; Braxtin Mason, 76 pounds, 8-and-under; Ian Ketterman, 103 pounds, 8-and-under; Nicholas Vignery, 70 pounds, 10-and-under; and Shaylan Koch, 100 pounds, 14-and-under.
Jayden Christianson, 70 pounds, 10-and-under, placed fifth.

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