|Three medals come home with Plainsmen wrestlers|
Perkins County wrestlers reached the mid-point in the 2009-2010 season with a tournament in Garden County on Saturday, Jan. 9. The team finished in the 10th place spot with 55 points in a field of 16 teams.
First place went to Maxwell with 149 points, second to Fleming with 118 points and third to Garden County with 110. Sutherland was fourth with 107; Southeast Goshen fifth with 101, Bridgeport sixth with 99.5; Sedgwick County seventh with 81; Hemingford eighth with 68; North Platte JV ninth with 68; Crawford 11th, 40; Banner County 12th, 35; Hyannis 13th, 34; Sioux County 14th, 28; Bayard 15th, 26; Minatare 16th, 0.
Three Plainsmen came away with medals: Kyle Schulze (130 lbs.) finished second; Austin Thelander (103 lbs.) third; and Vinny Ross (215 lbs.) third.
Austin Thelander (103 lbs.) third place; pinned by L. Carpenter, NPJV; pinned Lane Summers, Sedgwick County.
Rassel Hausman (119 lbs.) pinned by L. Kautz, Southeast Goshen County; won 10-6 B. Conley, Bridgeport; pinned by R. Lohr, Bayard.
Trey Johnson (125 lbs.) pinned by J. Wright Maxwell; lost 2-3 L. Kizziere, Bayard.
Kyle Schulze (130 lbs.) second place; won 9-1 K. Rigel, Fleming; lost 3-5 J. Campose, Hemingford.
Mark Hanson (140 lbs.) pinned by M. Milanuk, Garden County; lost 3-11 B. Fritzler, Hemingford.
Riley Kosmicki (152 lbs.) pinned Ben Raska, NPJV; pinned T. Patczum, Minatare; lost injury default D. Russell, Garden County.
John Prante (171 lb.) pinned by S. Crane, Maxwell; pinned Favian Steinmaier, Minatare; pinned Zach Redshaw, NPJV; lost 3-4 C. Weiss, NPJV.
Vinny Ross (215 lbs.) third place; pinned Brent Hoerler, Bridgeport; lost 5-7 N. Gamble, Maxwell; pinned D. Gifford, Banner County; pinned Brent Hoerler, Bridgeport.
Ty Summers (285 lbs.) pinned by J. Ostwald, Sutherland; pinned by B. Miller, Maxwell.
The Plainsmen will participate in a dual with Kimball today (Thursday) followed by a tournament in Chase County on Saturday, Jan. 16.