De Soto Varsity Wrestling

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Barger Wins Regional Championship as Four Wrestlers Qualify for State

The De Soto high school varsity wrestling team competed in the Kansas 5A Regional Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday. Eleven Wildcats participated in the 18-team tournament hosted at Bonner Springs. Junior Luke Barger (182) led the way as Regional Champion while  teammates junior Lane Warner (126) finished sixth, sophomore Zak Kalafut (113) finished seventh, and sophomore

Seven Wildcat Wrestlers Earn UKC All Conference Honors

The De Soto high school varsity wrestling team competed in the inaugural United Kansas Conference Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Basehor-Linwood. Twelve Wildcats wrestled in the six-team tournament, and seven earned All-Conference honors by finishing in the top three of their weight class. Junior Luke Barger (182) was the UKC runner-up, winning three of his four

Wrestling Team Duals Eudora on Senior Night

The De Soto high school varsity wrestling team hosted Eudora for a dual Thursday night in the main gym. Two Wildcat seniors, Nick Nguyen and Josh Padron, were recognized for their dedication and commitment to the wrestling program prior to the match-up against the Cardinals. Sophomore Zak Kalafut (113) jumped to an early lead before

Nguyen Takes 3rd as Four Wildcat Wrestlers Earn Medals in Junction City

The De Soto high school varsity wrestling team competed in the Junction City Varsity Wrestling Invitational Saturday against 14 other schools from across the state. Senior Nick Nguyen (106) led the Wildcats by finishing third in his weight class, while three other De Soto wrestlers, junior Lane Warner (126), junior Dylan Dossett (145), and junior

Wrestling Finishes Fourth in Home Dual Tournament

The De Soto high school varsity wrestling team hosted the 2019 De Soto Dual Tournament Friday night. The Wildcats finished fourth out of 10 teams by winning three of their five duals. The night started with a win over Blue Valley Southwest 42-36. Senior Josh Padron (132) won his match to get DHS on the

De Soto Dual Wrestling Tournament Set for Friday, January 18th

The Varsity Wrestling Program will be hosting the 2019 De Soto Dual Tournament on Friday, January 18th. The Tournament will begin at 4:00pm. The Wildcats will begin at 4:00pm with dual vs. Blue Valley Southwest, then at 5:00pm dual vs. Shawnee Mission South, then a 6:00pm dual vs. Tonganoxie, and then a 7:00pm dual vs.

Wildcats out Wrestle the Owls 50-30

The De Soto high school varsity wrestling team competed against Olathe West in a dual Thursday evening at DHS. The Wildcats won nine of the 14 matches, including seven by fall, to outscore the Owls 50-30. Senior Nick Nguyen (106) started the night with an open victory. Then sophomore Zak Kalafut (113), freshman Joe Chames

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Wildcat Wrestlers Bring Home Medals from Derby Invitational

The De Soto high school varsity wrestling team, and over 15 other teams from across the state, competed in the 35th Annual Derby Panther Invitational Saturday in Derby. Three Wildcats earned individual medals by placing in the top six, while three others placed in the top-10 of their respective weight classes. Junior Luke Barger (182)