August 20, 2014

GEHS Blazers headed to state with 9 team members set to compete

Front Row: Emilio Fowler 182 lb Champion, Seth Pesek 195 lb Champion, Dustin Williams 160 lb Champion & Regional Wrestler of the Year. Center Row: Coach Kyle Pacheco, Jacob Bonham 106 lb 2nd place, Tyler Norton 120 lb 4th place, Kiefer Price 126 lb 4th place, T.J. Burger 113 lb 3rd place, Coach Matt Yeamans, Coach Jeremy Williams. Back Row: Coach Jerad Gorney, Hunter Mulford 285 lb 4th place, Cody Rader 145 lb 4th place. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Front Row: Emilio Fowler 182 lb Champion, Seth Pesek 195 lb Champion, Dustin Williams 160 lb Champion & Regional Wrestler of the Year. Center Row: Coach Kyle Pacheco, Jacob Bonham 106 lb 2nd place, Tyler Norton 120 lb 4th place, Kiefer Price 126 lb 4th place, T.J. Burger 113 lb 3rd place, Coach Matt Yeamans, Coach Jeremy Williams. Back Row: Coach Jerad Gorney, Hunter Mulford 285 lb 4th place, Cody Rader 145 lb 4th place. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Nine Blazers will be making the trip to the 6A State wrestling meet in Wichita this weekend after posting qualifying marks in the Blue Valley Northwest regional Feb. 16.
As a team, Gardber Edgerton High School placed third behind champion Blue Valley West and runnerup Blue Valley Northwest.
Capturing regional titles were junior Dustin Williams, who kept his record perfect at 160 -pounds; sophomore Emilio Fowler, 182- pounds; and sophomore Seth Pesek at 195-pounds.
At 106-pounds, Jacob Bonham finished second and sophomore T.J. Burger qualified at 113- pounds with a third place finish.  Qualifying with fourth place finishes were Kiefer Price, 126-pounds, Tyler Norton, 120-pounds, Cody Rader, 145- pounds and Hunter Mulford, 285-pounds.
Others competing but not qualifying were Tyler Ewbank, 132-pounds, Lane McKinney, 138, Anthony Cisneros, 152- pounds, Ed Heniss, 170-pounds and Andrew Sprague, 220- pounds.
The 6A state meet takes place Feb. 22-23 in Wichita.

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