October 24, 2014

4 Blazers earn gold at Johnson County Classic

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Jacob Bonham finished first in the 106-pound division in the Johnson County Wrestling Classic at Blue Valley High School Dec. 14. Bonham defeated Sam Elliott of Blue Valley Northwest in the title match. Bonham was one of four Blazers to take top spots at the tournament.  Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Jacob Bonham,Dustin Williams, Emilio Fowler and Seth Pesek brought back first place finishes from the Johnson County wrestling classic at Blue Valley high school Dec 14-15.
Bonham, just a freshman, won the 106 pound division. He pinned the number one seed in the semifinals and then scored a 4-2 decision over Sam Elliott of Blue Valley Northwest in the championship.
Equally impressive was junior Dustin Williams who captured the 160 pound title. He continued his undefeated season with a dominating 21-8 win over Josh Miller of De Soto in the finals.
Fowler found gold at 182 pounds with a 2-0 shut out of John Reuter of Shawnee Mission East in the finals.
Pesek claimed first at 195 pounds with a close 5-4 decision over Mario Galvin of Shawnee Mission Northwest in the final.
Other Blazers placing were:
Kiefer Price-6th place at 126 pounds
TJ Burger-7th at 113 pounds
Tyler Ewbank-7th at 132 pounds
The Blazers finished fourth out of 21 teams in an elite field.

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