The Abilene Cowboys Wrestling Team captured their fourth state title in school history and their first since 2003 with a dominant performance at the 4A State Wrestling Tournament at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center. Abilene finished the day with 133.5 points with all nine wrestlers placing. Bonner Springs finished in second place with 89 points. Abilene was led by Junior Trey Hoerner who won the state title at 182 pounds. Hoerner defeated Clay Center’s Ryan Tiers 6-4 in the championship.
106 Freshman Will Stroda 5th
120 Senior Tanner McGivney 4th
126 Junior Trevor Casteel 4th
132 Senior Cody Wuthnow 5th
170 Senior Dausen Whitely 4th
182 Junior Trey Hoerner 1st
195 Senior Logan Riekeman 6th
220 Senior Jaron Christensen 5th
285 Senior Sam Burt finished 4th
Abilene Wrestling Head Coach James Stout was also named the KWCA Regional Coach of the Year by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association.