HALSTEAD — The Remington Broncos lead the area contingent after the first day of competition at the Halstead Invitational.

Minneapolis leads the 22-team field with 81.5 points, followed by Nickerson at 59, Chase County 56, Douglass at 48.5, Remington at 48.5, Southeast of Saline at 42. Marion at 40, Bluestem at 35.5, Hillsboro at 30 and Cherryvale at 28.

Hesston is 18th with 12 points. Halstead is 21st with four points.

Remington had five wrestlers reach today’s semifinals — Grayson Graber at 126 pounds, Owen Thiel at 138 pounds, Javier Martinez at 145 pounds, Jeyton Saunders at 152 pounds and Preston Ritter at 220 pounds.

finishing 1-1 was Gavino Lopez at 152 pounds. Jacob Holle (113), Craig Fee (132) and Dalton Roach (heavyweight) all lost their first matches and will compete today in the second consolation round.

For Hesston, Matt Whitsitt at 160 pounds received a first-round bye and won by major decision in the quarterfinals. He will compete today in the semifinals.

Alex Koehn finished 1-1 at heavyweight, winning by fall and losing by fall.

Riley Slater (1-5), Jason Hecht (126), Michael Friesen (132), Owen O’Halloran (182) and Sean Duerksen (220) all lost their first match and will compete today in the consolation rounds.

For Halstead, heavyweight Cole Herman won in the first round and fell in the quarterfinals by fall.

Carter Hiebert (132), Ivan Guiterrez (138), Cayden Brandt (145), Kaden Hill (160) all lost their first match and will compete today in the consolation round.

Competition resumes at 9:30 p.m. today.

Halstead Inv.

Friday

Team scores — Minneapolis 81.5, Nickerson 59, Chase County 56, Douglass 48.5, Remington 48.5, Southeast of Saline 42, Marion 40, Bluestem 35.5, Hillsboro 30, Cherryvale 28, Salina St. John’s Military 26, Circle 22, Lyons 22, Cheney 20, Wichita Trinity Academy 20, Ellsworth 19, Central of Burden 14, Hesston 12, Flinthills 11, Herington 5, Halstead 4, Fredonia 3.

Halstead results

132 — Carter Hiebert (0-1): 1. bye. QF. L Hazen Benton, Bluestem :00.

138 — Ivan Gutierrez (0-1): 1. L Brec Voges, Wichita Trinity Academy 2:24. C1. bye.

145 — Cayden Brandt (0-1): 1. bye. QF. L Javier Martinez, Remington 1:19.

160 — Kaden Hill (0-1): 1. L Layne Wilton, Minneapolis 1:59. C1. bye.

HWT — Cole Herman (1-1): 1. W Dalton Roach, Remington 3:36. QF. L Josiah Moore, Southeast of Saline :13.

Hesston results

120 — Riley Slater (0-1): 1. L Mackenzie Bartel, Hillsboro :49. C1. bye.

126 — Jason Hecht (0-1): 1. bye. QF. L Grayson Graber, Remington 4-0.

132 — Michael Friesen (0-1): 1. L Eli Reling, Salina St. John’s Military :53. C1. bye.

160 — Matt Whitsitt (1-0): 1. bye. QF. W Dylan Stewart, Nickerson 16-7 maj.dec.

182 — Owen O’Halloran (0-1): 1. L Jarin Gomez, Nickerson :19. C1. bye.

220 — Sean Duerksen (0-1): 1. L Brendan Tripp, Ellsworth 16-11. C1. bye.

HWT — Alex Koehn (1-1): 1. W Ryan Chatham, Chase County :46. QF. L Bryce Kisner, Salina St. John’s Military 1:30.

Remington results

113 — Jacob Holle (0-1): 1. bye. QF L Austin Roth, Minneapolis 1:06.

126 — Grayson Graber (2-0): 1. W Seth Brittain, Chase County :35. QF. W Jason Hecht Hesston 4-0.

132 — Craig Fee (0-1): 1. L Ethan Darnall, Marion :47. C1. bye.

138 — Owen Thiel (1-0): 1. bye. QF. W Seth Teague, Cheney 4-0.

145 — Javier Martinez (2-0): 1. W Haden Farmer, Circle 2:15. QF. W Cayden Brandt, Halstead 1:19.

152 — Jeyton Saunders (2-0): 1. W Dylan Horton, Hillsboro 18-2 tech.fall. QF. W Dalton Hestand-Vail, Cherryvale 2:35.

182 — Gavino Lopez (1-1): 1. W Clayton Vague, Ellsworth 2:45. QF. L Tyson Villalpando, Minneapolis 5:05.

220 — Preston Ritter (1-0): 1. bye. QF. W Brendan Tripp, Ellsworth 6-2.

HWT — Dalton Roach (0-1): 1. L Cole Herman, Halstead 3:36. C1. bye.