Three Panther wrestlers finish tournament 6-0

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Posting a 1-5 record, the Concordia High School wrestling team placed sixth in the dual tournament it hosted on Friday and Saturday.
Valley Center went 6-0 to win the tournament.
El Dorado, 5-1, finished second. Smoky Valley, 4-2, was third. Minneapolis, 3-3, was fourth. Chapman, 2-4, placed fifth. Beloit, 0-6, was seventh.
Concordia was beaten by Chapman 42-34 in the opening round of the tournament.
The Panthers fell 46-30 to Minneapolis.
Valley Center defeated Concordia, 63-11.
El Dorado dealt the Panthers a 45-18 setback.
Concordia beat Beloit 46-36 in round five, and then lost 44-24 to Smoky Valley.
Three Panthers went unbeaten in the tournament.
Cameron Miller, 113 pounds, was 6-0 with three pins.
Drake Hake won two matches by fall in finishing 6-0 in the 138-pound class.
Skyler Hittle, 195 pounds, went 6-0 and recorded four pins.
Isaac Sprague, 126 pounds, and Kyle Marks, 220 pounds, finished 3-3 for Concordia.
Matthew Whitley, 120 pounds, and Jared Knapp, 145 pounds, were each 2-4.
Brenton Edwards, 106; Keenan Edwards, 153; and Shea Crum, were 1-5.
Zak Romo, 285, was 0-3 and Lane Collins, 132, was 0-4.
Concordia will wrestle a North Central Kansas League dual at Chapman on Thursday.

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DUAL TOURNAMENT
Chapman def. Concordia, 42-34; Valley Center def. Minneapolis, 49-22; El Dorado def. Beloit, 47-21; Minneapolis def. Concordia, 46-30; Valley Center def. Chapman, 60-7; El Dorado def. Smoky Valley, 32-27; Valley Center def. Concordia, 63-11; Minneapolis def. Chapman, 42-37; Smoky Valley def. Beloit, 40-18; El Dorado def. Concordia, 45-18; Chapman def. Beloit, 44-33; Smoky Valley def. Minneapolis, 53-18; Concordia def. Beloit, 46-36; El Dorado def. Chapman, 51-22; Valley Center def. Smoky Valley, 45-21; Smoky Valley def. Concordia, 44-24; Minneapolis def. Beloit, 57-24; Valley Center def. El Dorado, 46-15; Smoky Valley def. Chapman, 39-36; El Dorado def. Minneapolis, 42-30; Valley Center def. Beloit, 68-3.

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