Boys Varsity Wrestling · State Champ ANTHONY FERGUSON!!!


What a weekend for the Pirate Wrestling program!  The team took six to state and broke multiple school records.  Junior Nick Lawson and Seniors Tyson Lanter and Sean Stewart all went 1-2 on the weekend making sure that all six boys made it to day two of the tournament which had never been done before.  Junior LaJames White went 4-2 and finished 5th @170 Pounds.  Junior Branden Martin went 4-1 and finished 3rd @182 Pounds.  The match of the weekend went to Junior Anthony Ferguson who won the 160 pound championship in quadruple overtime by escaping from his opponent with seven seconds left in the match.  He went 4-0 on the weekend.  The team finished in its highest place ever at 6th out of 52 teams.  Three place winners is also a new school record.  BEST WEEKEND EVER!!!!

KSHSAA 4A Championships Results for KC-Piper

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Nick Lawson (28-15) place is unknown and scored 1.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Parker Tholstrup (Clay Center Community) 29-8 won by decision over Nick Lawson (KC-Piper) 28-15 (Dec 11-4)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Nick Lawson (KC-Piper) 28-15 won by decision over Evan Flatt (Altamont-Labette County) 22-9 (Dec 5-0)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Kaiser Pelland (Pratt) 24-10 won by decision over Nick Lawson (KC-Piper) 28-15 (Dec 7-2)

138

Tyson Lanter (29-13) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Tyson Lanter (KC-Piper) 29-13 won by fall over Dylan Cox (Pratt) 11-13 (Fall 2:00)
  • Quarterfinal – Kaden Wren (Scott Community) 37-2 won by fall over Tyson Lanter (KC-Piper) 29-13 (Fall 1:50)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Joey Bockin (Marysville) 27-8 won by decision over Tyson Lanter (KC-Piper) 29-13 (Dec 11-8)

160

Anthony Ferguson (40-1) placed 1st and scored 25.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Anthony Ferguson (KC-Piper) 40-1 won by fall over Kale Wheeler (Scott Community) 29-21 (Fall 1:04)
  • Quarterfinal – Anthony Ferguson (KC-Piper) 40-1 won by decision over Cael Johnson (Burlington) 43-3 (Dec 2-1)
  • Semifinal – Anthony Ferguson (KC-Piper) 40-1 won by major decision over Hayden Oviatt (Wamego) 28-10 (MD 11-3)
  • 1st Place Match – Anthony Ferguson (KC-Piper) 40-1 won in the ultimate tie breaker over Parker Winder (Chanute) 42-4 (UTB 4-3)

170

LaJames White (37-5) placed 5th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – LaJames White (KC-Piper) 37-5 won by decision over Justin Degollado (Ulysses) 14-18 (Dec 8-7)
  • Quarterfinal – Jarin Gomez (Nickerson) 34-7 won by decision over LaJames White (KC-Piper) 37-5 (Dec 10-6)
  • Cons. Round 2 – LaJames White (KC-Piper) 37-5 won by major decision over Dakota Garrison (Santa Fe Trail) 39-9 (MD 10-2)
  • Cons. Round 3 – LaJames White (KC-Piper) 37-5 won by major decision over Joel Scott (Meriden-Jefferson West) 34-7 (MD 12-4)
  • Cons. Semi – Noah Ackerman (Marysville) 37-5 won by fall over LaJames White (KC-Piper) 37-5 (Fall 6:30)
  • 5th Place Match – LaJames White (KC-Piper) 37-5 won by decision over Jarin Gomez (Nickerson) 34-7 (Dec 8-4)

182

Branden Martin (34-1) placed 3rd and scored 18.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Branden Martin (KC-Piper) 34-1 won by fall over Cole Farris (Independence) 26-16 (Fall 1:44)
  • Quarterfinal – Branden Martin (KC-Piper) 34-1 won by decision over Storm Slupianek (Marysville) 7-4 (Dec 4-2)
  • Semifinal – Brayden Dillow (Chanute) 44-1 won in sudden victory – 1 over Branden Martin (KC-Piper) 34-1 (SV-1 3-1)
  • Cons. Semi – Branden Martin (KC-Piper) 34-1 won by fall over Daidrien Aho (Ottawa) 27-10 (Fall 0:31)
  • 3rd Place Match – Branden Martin (KC-Piper) 34-1 won by decision over Durbie McReynolds (Girard) 36-7 (Dec 4-2)

195

Sean Stewart (24-13) place is unknown and scored 2.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Sean Stewart (KC-Piper) 24-13 won by decision over Tommy Rogers (Rose Hill) 14-13 (Dec 7-4)
  • Quarterfinal – Garron Champoux (Marysville) 35-5 won by fall over Sean Stewart (KC-Piper) 24-13 (Fall 1:17)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Tanner Luttig (Lindsborg-Smoky Valley) 33-12 won by fall over Sean Stewart (KC-Piper) 24-13 (Fall 4:04)