EMPORIA – The Abilene Middle School Longhorn wrestling team opened its 2021-2022 season with a second-place team finish at Emporia last Saturday.

The Longhorns finished with 126 team points for the runner-up spot behind Santa Fe Trail at 133 points. Pioneer Ridge was third at 93 points.

Placing for Abilene were:

95A – Murphy Randolph, 2nd – fell by fall to Brock Johnson, Paola in championship match

110A – Cael Casteel, 1st – won two matches by pins and one with major decision

120A – Dayven Cuba, 1st – won 9-0 major decision over Telo Trujilio, Emporia in championship

134A – Pierce Casteel, 1st – won three matches by pin

141A – Aiden Woods, 4th – fell to Cooper Carr, Baldwin in third place match

148A – Canyn Taylor, 3rd 

180A – Heath Hoekman, 1st – won three matches, two by pin

215A – Jalen Robinson, 3rd

90-95B – Jayce McAsey, 4th

100B – Luke Hunter, 3rd

120B – Blake Rivers, 3rd

127B1- Ethan Evans, 2nd – fell to Logan Turner, Burlington in championship

141B – Hunter Havener, 2nd – fell to Cael Horgan, Rossville in championship

155B – Richie Bayha, 4th

100C – Kayden Thrower, 1st – won four matches by pin.


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