Andrew Sprague’s gold medal at 220 pounds helped the Blazer varsity wrestlers to a fifth place finish at the Johnson County Classic in Blue Valley high school last week.
Sprague, previously ranked fourth in 6A, was bumped from the current rankings and was on a mission last weekend to reestablish rank.
In pool play, Sprague beat number one ranked Blake Johnson from Blue Valley Northwest 5-2 and in the finals upset third ranked Kevin Easterwood of Olathe East.
Dustin Carstens took second at 182 pounds. Currently ranked number four, Carstens lost in the finals to fifth ranked Ryan Kleeper of Blue Valley North.
Freshman Taven Ewbank took third, while Drake Taysom was fourth at 106 pounds.
Jensen McDermott took fifth and Matt Klaurens was sixth.