No. 7 Vikings roll past El Dorado in AV-CTL D-III finale

Winfield High School sophomore Trevin Biddle is moments away from a pin in his 160-pound match against Michael Riddle of El Dorado in the final AV-CTL D-III dual in Ollie Thomas Gymnasium. Biddle secured the fall with three seconds remaining in the first period.

The Class 4A No. 7-ranked Winfield High School wrestling team cruised to a 57-18 victory against El Dorado in the final AV-CTL D-III dual of the season Thursday night in Ollie Thomas Gymnasium.

The visiting Wildcats gave up forfeits at four weights, three to start the dual in an 18-0 hole.

Sophomore Braden Ledford, ranked No. 3 at 126, made it 24-0 with a pin of William Gomez in 3:43.

Freshman Kody Brenn needed just 47 seconds to pin Cayden Gilbert at 138 and fellow frosh Parker Smith followed with a first-period fall against Terek White at 145.

Sophomore Trevin Biddle pinned Michael Riddle with three seconds left in the first period at 160, and freshman Parker Manning rolled to an 8-2 decision in his 170-pound bout against Levi Wittenberg.

Senior Zach Phillips, ranked No. 5 at 220, needed all of 1:39 to pin Collin Scott.

The Vikings compete Feb. 21-22 in the Class 4A Regional Championships at Wellington High School. The regional includes No. 2-ranked Andale and No. 9-ranked Pratt.


Winfield 57, El Dorado 18

106 — Layton Topper (Win) won forfeit. 113 — Gunther Flower (Win) won forfeit. 120 — Monte James (Win) won forfeit. 126 — Braden Ledford (Win) pin William Gomez (ED), 3:43. 132 — Jett Roberts (ED) pin Andrew Konrade (Win), 1:59. 138 — Kody Brenn (Win) pin Cayden Gilbert (ED), 0:47. 145 — Parker Smith (Win) pin Terek White (ED), 1:35. 152 — Jake Knowles (ED) dec. Chance Price (Win), 9-5. 160 — Trevin Biddle (Win) pin Michael Riddle (ED), 1:57. 170 — Parker Manning (Win) dec. Levi Wittenberg (ED), 8-2. 182 — Kai Wernli (ED) dec. Cole Finney (Win), 7-0. 195 — Eli Lynch (Win) won forfeit. 220 — Zach Phillips (Win) pin Collin Scott (ED), 1:39. 285 — Gavin Bell (ED) pin Jackson Angle (Win), 3:52.

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