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Rocky Welton team capsules

Published 1/24/2013

55th Rocky Welton Invitational

Friday and Saturday

At Garden City High School

Participating Teams

Andale; Arkansas City; Baca County, Colo.; Bear Creek, Colo.; Canon City, Colo.; Centauri, Colo.; Chaparral; Cleveland, N.M.; Conifer, Colo.; Dodge City; Eagle Crest, Colo.; Emporia; Fairview, Colo.; Garden City; Great Bend; Hays; Holcomb; Hugoton; La Junta, Colo.; Liberal; Maize; Monte Vista, Colo.; Newton; Piedra Vista, N.M.; Randall, Texas; Scott City; St. James Academy, Lenexa; Ulysses.

Andale

Classification: 4A

Head Coach: Brad Lies

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st (2011, 2012)

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 1st

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Levi Eck, 182, 1st; Tyler Mies, 120, 2nd.

Tentative Lineup:

113--Hunter Firnish (7-3); 120--Tyler Mies (19-2); 126--Dylan Eck (8-10); 160--Kyle Armstrong (21-2); 170--Isaac Taylor (3-9); 182--Levi Eck (22-2); 195--Derrick Gates (9-3); 285--Chris Betzen (5-14).

Arkansas City

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: Greg Buckbee

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st, 2012

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 1st

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Logan Terrill, 106, 2nd; Joey Defore, 113, 1st (3A); Cody Eastman, 132, 2nd.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Logan Terrill (20-9); 113--Joey Defore (17-12); 120--Marco Perez (12-11); 126--Dalton Dietrich (20-9); 132--Kendall Biddle (20-14); 138--Bryson Nuckles (15-9); 145--Cody Eastman (24-3); 152--Wyatt Villers (23-3); 160--Michael Helms (19-8); 170--Bryson Teufel (15-16); 182--Alex Breckridge (6-19); 195--Malcolm Pink (22-10); 220--Dylan Cox (24-6); 285--Matt McGrew (22-10).

Baca County, Colo.

Classification: 2A

Head Coaches: Bill Forgey, Shawn Cogburn

Best Finish at State Tournament: 2nd, 2012

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 2nd

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Johnny Loflin, 195, 2nd; Clay Seemann, 138, 3rd; Stetson Loader, 120, 4th; Terrell Stafford, 182, 3rd; Tyler Sharpe, 170, 4th.

Tentative Lineup:

113--Austin Batterton (6-10); 120--Stetson Loader (19-1); 126--J.D. Chenoweth (18-3); 132--Luke Loflin (13-12); 138--Clay Seemann (20-2); 145--Justin Westphal (15-4); 152--Cade Alton (8-4); 160--Joshua Forgey (16-4); 170--Tyler Sharpe (13-1); 182--Terrell Stafford (21-1); 195--Johnny Loflin (14-1).

Bear Creek, Lakewood, Colo.

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: Steve Burdick

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st, 1989

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 10th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

PT Garcia, 126, 1st.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Francisco Sandoval (5-10); 113--Steve Martinez (12-9); 120--Jasen Yakobson (9-4); 126--PT Garcia (19-1); 132--Dominic Dincola (2-4); 138--Brennan Ratcliff (5-8); 145--Dakota Gabehart (9-8); 152--Matt Schuster (4-7); 160--Nicholas Burdick (7-9); 170--Chris Macklberg (6-9); 182--Josh Ashton (8-11); 195--Corky Phillips (17-3); 285--John Esquival (6-9).

Cañon City, Colo.

Classification: 4A

Head Coach: Duff Seaney

Best Finish at State Tournament; 1st, 2000

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 24th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: none.

Tentative Lineup:

106--open; 113--Parker Holman (13-9); 120--Jake Schipper (21-8); 126--Ricky Garcia (14-10); 132--Caleb Coffey (16-13); 138--Gavin Guess (18-7); 145--Anthony Kelly (20-8); 152--Dillon Deutsch (15-9); 160--Spencer Bethune (11-15); 170--Tommy Dexter (7-15); 182--Anthony Abbott (22-7); 195--Blake Repshire (19-7); 220--Garrett Benell (20-2); 285--Stephen Bradshaw (12-9).

Chaparral

Classification: 3A

Head Coach: Joe Wilcox

Best Finish at State Tournament: 10th, 1995 (4A)

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 26th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Clay Wilcox, 285, three time state medalist (5th, 4th, 3rd)

Tentative Lineup:

152--Zack Duwe (17-5); 195--Ben Smithey (24-1); 285--Clay Wilcox (23-1); 285x--Jaden Helms.

Cleveland, N.M.

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: Corey Anderson

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st, 2012

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 1st

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Paul Mascarenas, 113, 1st; Clayton Panky, 220, 1st.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Trey Nicoley; 113--Paul Mascarenas; 120--Shawn Nieto; 126--Kevin Guillen; 132--Julian Roybal; 138--Jesse Nieto; 145--Nic Gonzales; 152--AJ Lermuseaux; 160--Angel Castillo; 170--Arturo Vigil; 182--open; 195--Matt Romo; 220--Clayton Panky; 285--Joe Hollinger.

Conifer, Colo.

Classification: 4A

Head Coach: Barry Himmelman

Best Finish at State Tournament: 9th, 2008

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 14th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: none.

Tentative Lineup:

106--open; 113--open; 120--Bronson Spies (10-0); 126--Logan Lucio (11-13); 132--Tristen Wolf (16-7); 138--Hunter Shively (14-7); 145--open; 152--Andrew Wolf (11-11); 160--Joseph Grobarcik (3-6); 170--open; 182--Dillon Tussey (18-7); 195--open; 220--open; 285--open.

Dodge City

Classification: 6A

Head Coach: Lars Lueders

Best Finish at State Tournament: 3rd, 1996

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 9th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Dane Edwards, 138, 3rd.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Howard Johnson (13-8); 113--Jaden McRoberts (23-8); 120--Clay Weil (24-5); 126--Jaquan Graves (12-8); 132--David Forrester (7-8); 138--Dane Edwards (19-2); 145--Jhett Ostrom (12-13); 152--Santiago Garcia (7-11); 160--James Meehan (8-7); 170--Corey Keller (12-5); 182--David Mendez (6-7); 195--Connor Kinkelaar (7-17); 220--open; 285--open.

Eaglecrest, Colo.

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: Dan Wrona

Top Returner from 2012:

Mike Howshar, 285, 6th.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Phillip Ross; 113--Stephen Ramirez; 120--John Barchenger; 126--Andrew George; 132--Jake Dugan; 138--Devante Deschwanden; 142--Ace Ellison; 152--Justin Gomness; 160--Aldin Puris; 170--Adin Puris; 182--Trevon Beauford; 195--James Knott; 220--Weston Akers; 285--Mike Howshar.

Emporia

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: Dennis Charbonneau

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st, 2010

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 8th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: none.

Tentative Lineup:

106--open; 113--open; 120--Isaac Russell (17-5); 126--Garrett Whitson (18-7); 132--Blake Whitson (9-8); 138--Max Detwiler (21-5); 145--Damian Herrera (8-9); 152--Nollan Kirmer (9-12); 160--Noel Torres (20-2); 170--Joesph Monrroy (16-3); 182--Sage Eckman (17-5); 195--open; 220--Luis Zuniga (10-12); 285--Emanuel Cornejo (6-11).

Garden City

Classification: 6A

Head Coach: Carlos Prieto

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st (7 times, last 1999)

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 8th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

AJ Hurtado, 132, 1st.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Michael Prieto (28-1); 113--Efrain Sanchez (11-10); 120--Matt Urrutia (9-1); 126--Alec Castillo (17-12); 132¬­--Tevin Briscoe (27-3); 138--AJ Hurtado (23-5); 145¬­--Trevor Kennedy (19-9); 152--Chris Adler (20-9); 160--Zac Finch (19-7); 170--Anthony Gardner (15-6); 182--Randall Long (1-3); 195--Sam Reyes (21-8); 220--Samson Aldaco (11-11); 285--Montana Fuller (4-3).

Hays

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: John Hafliger

Best Finish at State Tournament: 6th, 2011

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 9th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Preston Weigel, 170, 1st.

Tentative Lineup:

106--open; 113--Ross Hattan (18-12); 120--Ethan Waddell (5-20); 126--open; 132--open; 138--Tathan Burkhart (6-8); 145--Jake Sedbrook (22-7); 152--Leroy Franco (17-8); 160--Clay Drylie (16-12); 170--Kyler Meyers (26-4); 182--Ethan Deterding (26-5); 195--Preston Weigel (29-0); 220--open; 285--Vincent Scott (25-5).

Hugoton

Classification: 4A

Head Coach: Brent Mahan

Best Finish at State Tournament: 8th, 2011

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 12th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: none.

Tentative Lineup:

126--Genesis Martinez (14-9); 145--Patrick Weaver (16-2); 152--Lawson Fiss (17-4); 195--Bradley Campbell (8-2).

La Junta, Colo.

Classification: 3A

Head Coach: Todd Corn

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st, 1996

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 28th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: none.

Tentative Lineup:

106--open; 113--open; 120--Michael Lee (8-14); 126--open; 132--open; 138--Tristan Tenorio (17-12); 145--Eddie Aragon (16-9); 152--Elias Altamirano (28-4); 160--Taylor Maik (31-0); 170--Patrick Salas (1-5); 182--open; 195--Abren Tenorio (23-8); 220--open; 285--Hayden Bickel (23-9).

Maize

Classification: 6A

Head Coach: Mike Schauer

Best Finish at State Tournament: 3rd, 2009

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 20th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: none.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Landon Wood (7-4); 113--Faden Reneau (2-8); 120--Jacob Wilgers (11-6); 126--Brett Moon (22-4); 132--Shane Brock (17-6); 138--Kyle Baldwin (11-6); 145--Josh Owings (13-12); 152--Chad Gloudeman; 160--Tate Hettinger (2-9); 170--Casey Nance (6-12); 182--Addison Klein (1-4); 195--open; 220--open; 285--open.

Monte Vista, Colo.

Classification: 3A

Head Coach: Eric Hotz

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st (1997, 1998, 2006)

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 12th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Diondre Garcia, 106, 2nd; Austin Vance, 160, 3rd.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Diondre Garcia (24-2); 113--Jose Duran (23-8); 120--Gavin Burk (7-5); 126--Cody Cowan (22-8); 132--Daniel Borunda (11-13); 138--Jeffrey Cooper (0-0); 145--Jose Lopez (5-9); 152--Garrett Pacheco (17-10); 160--Austin Vance (20-5); 170--open; 182--Isaac Medina (5-11); 195--Matthew Barnes (10-13); 220--open; 285--open.

Newton

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: Jude Wilson

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st, 1977

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 2nd

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Dillon Archer, 195, 1st.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Trevor Pryor (11-11); 113--Eliseo Torres (12-12); 120--Andrew Gehring (4-13); 126--Quinton Harrison (18-6); 132--Earnest Johns (11-13); 138--Brennan Barger (0-3); 145--Robert Loeffler (1-9); 152--Peter Nelson (10-6); 160--Heydon Mock (22-9); 170--Jared Langley (22-4); 182--Noah Ornelas (14-8); 195--Dillon Archer (23-0); 220--Raymond Gallegos (22-4); 285--Garret Lee (21-5).

Piedra Vista, N.M.

Classification: 4A

Head Coach: Levi Stout

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st (2011, 2012)

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 1st

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012:

Jacob Palmgren, 120, 1st; Anthony Juckes, 132, 1st.

Tentative Lineup;

106--Sam Sandoval (33-1); 113--Phillip Archuleta (29-5); 120--Jacob Palmgren (23-0); 126--Luis Soliz (10-12); 132--Anthony Juckes (30-3); 138--Wyatt Weaver (21-10); 145--Dillon Strunk (21-3); 152--Ryan Rino (17-5); 160--Wyatt Hardy (25-8); 170--Joseph Kerr (16-13); 182--John Ellsaesser (25-8); 195--Zach Ahlgrim (30-4); 220--Christian Acosta (32-1); 285--Kason Wilkinson (28-9).

Randall, Canyon, Texas

Classificaton: 4A

Head Coach: David Quirino

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st (2008/2009)

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 2nd.

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: Jacob Rubio (126, 2nd).

Tentative Lineup:

106--Jonathan Sotellp; 120--Kelby Irlbeck (9-11); 126--Joseph Byrd (16-9); 132--Jacob Rubio (13-0); 138--Parker Martinez (21-6); 145--Chris Thompson (17-3); 195--Beau Henson (27-3); 220--Joel Gallardo (23-3); 285--Charlee Graham (8-8).

Scott City

Classification: 3A

Head Coach: Jon Lippelman

Best Finish at State Tournament: 1st (1990, 1994, 2004, 2012).

State Champions/Runners-up returning from 2012: James Jurgens (113, 2nd).

Tentative Lineup:

106--Zack Tucker (2-7); 113--Cameron Wolfe (3-8); 120--James Jurgens (11-1); 126--Alex Kough (10-2); 132--Wyatt Kropp; 138--Marshal Hutchins; 145--Alonzo Hermosillo; 160--Warren Kropp (10-2); 170--Raleigh Wishon (9-3); 182--Cooper Griffith; 195--Lane Hayes; 220--Bryce Johnson; 285--Michael McEachern.

St. James Academy, Lenexa

Classification: 5A

Head Coach: Mike Medina

Best Finish at State Tournament: 4th, 2011

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 11th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: Reese Cokeley, 106, 1st; Trent Salsbury, 170, 2nd.

Tentative Lineup:

106--Stephen Tujague; 120--Reese Cokeley; 138--Andrew Tujague; 145--Ben VanLerberg; 152--Matt Pratt; 170--Trent Salsbury; 182--Andy Muehlberger; 285--Darin Feist.

Ulysses

Classification: 4A

Head Coach: Joe Gonzales

Best Finish at State Tournament: 8th, 2012

Finish at State Tournament in 2012: 8th

State Champion/Runners-up returning from 2012: none.

Tentative Lineup:

106--open; 113--Zach Miller (15-7); 120--Mario Rodriguez (13-9); 126--Luis Mendoza (9-8); 132--Adrian Ochoa (1-8); 138--JoAngel Cortez (19-7); 145--Bryce Rodriguez (7-6); 152--Charles Garnett (10-8); 160--Juan Anguiano (5-10); 170--Daulton Farris (6-6); 182--Armando Sandoval (18-7); 195--Diego Maravilla (18-8); 220--Otto Orosco (16-4); 285--Steven Degollado (15-8).

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