Hittle and Marks named All-NCKL

Concordia High School juniors Skyler Hittle and Kyle Marks have been named to the All-North Central Kansas League Wrestling Team.
Hittle posted a 39-3 record and won the Class 4A state championship in the 195-pound class.
Marks, 220 pounds, finished up 26-17, and qualified for the state tournament.
Concordia had freshman Cameron Miller and sophomore Drake Hake earn all-League honorable mention.
Miller, wrestling in the 113-pound class, went 34-7 and was a state qualifier.
Hake, 138 pounds, finished up 32-4 and qualified for state.
Joining Hittle and Marks on the all-League team include:
Chris Dieters, 106 pounds, Marysville; Josh Goepfert, 113 pounds, Marysville; Jr. Morgan, 120 pounds, Abilene; Caysen Smith, 126 pounds, Abilene; Kyle Wilson, 132 pounds, Wamego; James Landoll, 138 pounds, Marysville; Grady Ware, 145 pounds, Clay Center; Tim Cramer, 152 pounds Marysville; Josh Nelson, 160 pounds, Marysville; Zach Witt, 170 pounds, Chapman; Mikah Nietfeld, 182 pounds, Marysville; and Jason Zook, 285 pounds, Chapman.
Receiving all-League honorable mention include:
Logan McDowell, 106 pounds, Abilene; Zane Baugh, 113 pounds, Abilene; Dalton Carley, 120 pounds, Wamego; Jacob Dietrich, 126 pounds, Wamego; Seth Strauss, 132 pounds, Abilene; Dylan Jones, 145 pounds, Marysville; Jacob Hagedorn, 152 pounds, Abilene; Nick Ward, 160 pounds, Abilene; Dave Luebcke, 170 pounds, Marysville; Alex Madackz, 182 pounds, Abilene; Zach Thurlow, 195 pounds, Clay Center; Brandon Escocio, 195 pounds, Marysville; Casey Hilton, 220 pounds, Marysville; and Jonathan Todd, 285 pounds, Abilene.


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