January 13th, 2018
Written by Greg Rahe
After the first day of competition at the Newton Tournament of Champions Emporia Highs wrestling team is in 13th place. 8 of the 9 wrestlers are still in the tournament.
2 Spartans advanced to the semi-finals. Levi Buckridge at 113 and Anthony Delgado at 160, both were defeated.
Nilton Sandoval at 132, Isaac Willliams at 145 and Hunter Williams at 152 were defeated in the quarterfinals.
Drew Baker, Jose Ultreres and Dalton Leek have advanced to the consolation 3rd round. Austin Umana at 138 pounds is the lone Spartan to be eliminated.
In the team standings Valley Center is in 1st place and Ark City is in 2nd place.