Hittle named outstanding wrestler

State champion Skyler Hittle was named the recipient of the Outstanding Wrestler Award during the Concordia High School wrestling banquet on Saturday.
Hittle, a junior wrestling at 195 pounds, posted a 39-3 record and placed first in the Class 4A state tournament. He was a first-team All-North Central Kansas League selection.
Freshman Cameron Miller was presented the Outstanding Young Wrestler Award.
Miller competed in the 113-pound class. He finished 34-7 and qualified for the state tournament.
Panthers receiving varsity letters include:
Hittle, Miller, Brenton Edwards, James McCabe, Matthew Whitley, Gage Canfield, Isaac Sprague, Jaden Payeur, Lane Collins, Drake Hake, Jared Knapp, Keenan Edwards, Blane Payeur, Shea Crum, Kyle Marks and Stafen Guevara.
Receiving participation awards were Yeoman Whitley and managers Stormie HIttle and Michaela Hyman.


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