The Greensburg Rec Wrestling team participated in three tournament over the last two weeks. On Feb. 4, eight wrestlers traveled to Larned where Bo West placed 2nd wrestling up an age division in the 10 and under class. Jace Merhoff placed 3rd in the 6 and under 55lb class. Placing 4th were Tye Newell, 6 and under 40lbs, Brett West, 6 and under 46lbs, Tanner Newell, 8 and under 49lbs, Ashlind Gumpenberger, 10 and under 67lbs, and Braiden Merhoff ,12 and under 72 lbs. Also wrestling in Larned was Jennifer Taylor in the 6 and under 55lb class.
Also on Feb. 4 four wrestler traveled to Maize to wrestle in the “Battle for the Belt” which has wrestlers from several states competing to win a Championship Belt. Connor Pore placed 3rd in the 8 and under 49lb class, while Caydan Pore 8 and under 58lbs, Mason Dean 8 and under 88lbs and Gage McDonald, 10 and under 82lbs also competed in the event.
On Feb. 11 eight wrestlers traveled to Hutchinson to wrestle in the prestigious Sports Arena. Mason Dean brought home 1st place in the 8 and under 88lb class, while Bo West, 8 and under class, and Ashlind Gumpenberger 10 and under 67 lbs, both brought home 2nd. Bringing home 4th place were Connor Pore, 8 and under 49lbs, Caydan Pore, 8 and under 58lbs, and Gage McDonald, 10 and under 82 lbs. Also wrestling in Hutchinson were Tye Newell, 6 and under 40lbs and Tanner Newell, 8 and under 49lbs.
Up next for the Greensburg Rec Wrestling team is Cimarron on Feb. 19, Ellsworth on Feb. 25, Hays on March 3, then Sub-Districts on March 10 in Garden City.