Two Mat Warriors advance

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March 17, 2010 - 12:00 AM

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Stephen McDonald works for the escape that won the match for him Saturday at Kansas Kids Wrestling District 1 south sub-district tournament at Pittburg

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Mike Armstrong (left) tries for the advantage over an opponent during Saturday’s sub-district tournament at Pittsburg.

PITTSBURG — Stephen McDonald and Michael Armstrong finished in the top four of their respective weight classes at Saturday’s Kansas Kids Wrestling District I, South Sub-District tournament.
The two Allen County Kids Wrestling Club Mat Warriors advanced to the District I tournament this Saturday in Topeka. The top four at the district tournament advance to the Kansas Kids Wrestling state tournament March 27-28 in Topeka.
McDonald, who went 2-1 and finished in a three-way tie for first, ended up third in the high school division’s 185-pound class. Armstrong placed fourth in the 14-and-under 115-pound class.
In the 14-and-under 110-pound class, Cody Conner went 1-2, losing out in the consolation side of the bracket. Also going 1-2 and losing out in consolation action was Andrew Garber in the 12-and-under 130-pound division.

LANE HAMM of Moran, who wrestles for the Parsons Kids Club, earned a trip to the District I tournament. Hamm finished third in the 14-and-under 235-pound division.

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