Bison wrestling duo reach Durham finals

Monday, January 7, 2019

NORTON, Kan. — McCook’s Carson Richards and Alec Langan both wrestled for championships at the prestitious J.R. Durham Invitational on Saturday.

The Bison placed sixth with 96 points among 16 teams including perennial Kansas powerhouse/host Norton.

Scott City, Kan. (176) took the team title over Norton (155) and Cozad (128).

McCook, Beloit (91) and Smith Center (78) completed the tourney’s top eight.

Many Bison results from Saturday at Norton along with updated season records:

106 pounds — Jullian Stiver (9-7) placed 4th and scored 9 team points.

Quarterfinal - Jullian Stiver (McCook) 9-7 won by decision over Mason Fuller (Beloit) 2-2 (Dec 10-6) Semifinal - Reece Grafel (Oberlin-Decatur Community) 13-4 won by fall over Jullian Stiver (McCook) 9-7 (Fall 0:55) Cons. Semi - Jullian Stiver (McCook) 9-7 won by fall over Jackson Pinckney (Smith Center) 8-10 (Fall 4:04).

120 — Carson Richards (15-6) placed 2nd and scored 16 team points.

Semifinal - Carson Richards (McCook) 15-6 won by decision over Garin Cooper (St. Francis) 7-4 (Dec 6-4). 1st Place Match - Drew Bell (Hoxie) 16-2 won by fall over Carson Richards (McCook) 15-6 (Fall 2:56).

126 — Talyn Campbell (19-9) placed 3rd and scored 18 team points.

1 - Talyn Campbell (McCook) 19-9 won by fall over Jacob Pfeifer (Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian) 2-8 (Fall 0:49)

Quarterfinal - Talyn Campbell (McCook) 19-9 won by fall over Arianna Gomez (Holcomb High School) 4-9 (Fall 0:32)

Semifinal - Drew Juenemann (Oberlin-Decatur Community) 16-4 won by decision over Talyn Campbell (McCook) 19-9 (Dec 6-1). Cons. Semi - Talyn Campbell (McCook) 19-9 won by fall over Will Alleven (Marion) 7-9 (Fall 1:37). 3rd Place Match - Talyn Campbell (McCook) 19-9 won by decision over Luke Hyland (Overland Park-Blue Valley) 15-9 (Dec 11-7)

132 — Trevor Felber (15-11) place is unknown and scored 4 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Trevor Felber (McCook) 15-11 won by fall over Nathan Hrabe (Smith Center) 0-2 (Fall 1:41)

138 — Tate Felber (5-4) did not place.

Quarterfinal - Jaden Atwood (Smith Center) 14-5 won by major decision over Tate Felber (McCook) 5-4 (MD 11-1)

152 Kallen Feikert (1-7) did not place.

170 — Kody Hahn (11-13) did not place.

Cons. Round 3 - Gavon Uehlin (Oberlin-Decatur Community) 12-7 won by decision over Kody Hahn (McCook) 11-13 (Dec 4-3)

182 — Alec Langan (21-4) placed 2nd and scored 20 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Alec Langan (McCook) 21-4 won by fall over Kaden Sekavec (Hoxie) 1-10 (Fall 1:25) Quarterfinal - Alec Langan (McCook) 21-4 won by fall over Brell Spiess (Smith Center) 12-7 .Semifinal - Alec Langan (McCook) 21-4 won by decision over Mitchell Bartsch (Overland Park-Blue Valley) 18-3 (Dec 3-2) 1st Place Match - Tanner Johnson (Holcomb High School) 14-0 won by decision over Alec Langan (McCook) 21-4 (Dec 3-1)

195 — Jared Cole (11-8) placed 3rd and scored 14 team points.

Quarterfinal - Jared Cole (McCook) 11-8 won by decision over Alex Daniels (Overland Park-Blue Valley) 12-11 (Dec 3-1) Cons. Semi - Jared Cole (McCook) 11-8 won by decision over Lane Shirley (Oakley) 9-10 (Dec 8-1) 3rd Place Match - Jared Cole (McCook) 11-8 won by decision over Cyrus Green (Atwood-Rawlins County High School) 13-6 (Dec 2-1)

220 — Colin Giron (10-6) scored 7 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Colin Giron (McCook) 10-6 won by fall over Cade Stott (Cozad) 14-11 (Fall 1:18) Cons. Round 2 - Colin Giron (McCook) 10-6 won by fall over Lucas Kraus (Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian) 0-8 (Fall 0:19)

285 — Hunter Cunningham (18-10) placed 4th and scored 9 team points.

Quarterfinal - Hunter Cunningham (McCook) 18-10 won by fall over Juan Interial (Holcomb High School) 5-10 (Fall 2:27)

Cons. Semi - Hunter Cunningham (McCook) 18-10 won by decision over Connor Staab (Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian) 10-8 (Dec 8-2). Area wrestling results appear Tuesday.

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