The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association presented their latest batch of state rankings by class and weight class this week, and five teams from the area find themselves in the Top 10.
Washburn Rural is the third ranked team in class 6A, and their girls wrestling squad is the only locally ranked team, coming in ninth in the girls rankings. Manhattan is ninth in 6A, while Holton is sixth in 4A and Rossville is fourth in 3-2-1A.
Five area wrestlers are ranked #1 in their respective weight classes. Washburn Rural senior Gavin Carter is 6A’s top-ranked 195-pounder. Burlington senior Cael Johnson is tops at 160 pounds in 4A. In 3-2-1A, Rossville senior Zach Archer ranks number one at 113 pounds while Silver Lake junior Kai Allen is atop the 132-pound rankings. Junction City senior Elisa Robinson is #1 at 191 pounds in the girls rankings.
Full rankings are posted below, with local teams and wrestlers highlighted.