Multiple Teams · Wrestlers Compete in Area Tournaments


The De Soto wrestling team saw action in two different tournaments Saturday. The varsity team competed in the Baldwin Invitational Tournament while the junior varsity team wrestled at Olathe North.

Six varsity wrestlers placed in their respective weigh classes. Nate Panagakis (170lbs) finished third, Caleb McQuality (220lbs) finished fourth, Chase Carter (152lbs) finished fifth, Lane Warner (113lbs), Michael Zuchowski (195lbs), and Michael Mashburn (285lbs) each finished eighth. The Wildcats scored a total of 73 team points to finish in 13th place.

The junior varsity team featured Luke Barger (160lbs) finishing in second place while Alex Harris (132lbs), Hunter Coykendall (152lbs), and Jacob Goodin (285lbs) each finished third in their respective weight classes.

The Wildcats wrestle at home this week, starting with a junior varsity eight-team mixer on Wednesday before Senior Night against Eudora on Thursday.

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