Indian wrestlers win opening tournament

By The Hays Daily News

HAYSVILLE -- The Hays High School wrestling team took first place in its first invitational of the season on Saturday at Campus High School, holding off Wichita West, Campus, Mulvane and Salina South.

The Indians went 3-1 as a team, their only loss to Mulvane 44-30.

Three Indians brought home first-place finishes, including defending state champion senior Preston Weigel at 195 pounds. The other two were junior Ethan Deterding at 182 pounds and senior Vincent Scott at heavyweight.

Ross Hattan took second at 120 pounds, and five other wrestlers had third-place finishes.

Next for Hays High is the Colby Tournament Friday and Saturday.