By Shari Friedel
Perkins County wrestlers took part in the Chase County Invite on Saturday, Jan. 18, finishing 13th with 30 points as a team.
Scoring 217 points, Sedgwick County took first place. Following with 167.5 points was Gordon-Rushville and in third was Cambridge with 122 points.
Other teams were Sidney 107.5; Bridgeport 100; Dundy County-Stratton 99; Bayard 93.5; Ogallala 92; Hershey 50; Garden County 47; Chase County 45; Hitchcock County 38; Minatare 24 and Wauneta-Palisade 14.
Perkins County had two individual placers, senior 138 lb. Garrett Toner, back from an injury that kept him off the mat last week. Toner took a third place medal home.
Taking sixth place in the 220 lb. bracket was Brandon Holtz.
Kiffen Cook (126 lb.) 2-2, 3 team points. Bye; pinned by P. Baumann, Bridgeport 3:11; pinned A. Conley, Bridgeport 1:21; pinned by J. Hilliker, Gordon-Rushville 2:13.
Brennan Toner (138 lb.) 1-2. Pinned by S. Child, Gordon-Rushville :35; pinned by C. Crow, Hershey :18; bye.
Garrett Toner (138 lb.) 4-1, third place, 20 team points. Pinned C. Casady, Sedgwick County :47; pinned B. Fisher, Chase County 1:54; pinned by S. Harrington, Sedgwick County 3:17; pinned R. Ellis, Minatare 3:03; won 8-3 vs. B. Fisher, Chase County.
Brandon Holtz (220 lb.) 3-3, sixth place, 7 team points. Pinned S. McMillen, Sidney :36; bye; pinned by T. Jensen, Dundy County-Stratton 1:13; pinned by J. Heeren, Sidney 1:54; bye; pinned by A. Wamboldt, Bayard 2:27.