Geary/Watonga Places Six Wrestlers at Dippel Memorial Tournament, Team Places 5th Overall

By Chad Waters

The Geary/Watonga Wrestling team placed 5th at this year’s Max Dippel Memorial Tournament with a team score of 125 points.

Six Geary/Watonga wrestlers placed at this year’s tournament: Junior Marco Buchanan (120 lbs.) placed 4th, sophomore Landon Holt (138 lbs.) placed 2nd, sophomore Max Glasgow (152 lbs.) placed 6th, senior Kendell Johnson (170 lbs.) placed 1st, senior Jose Perez (220 lbs.) placed 5th, and junior Chase Merkey (heavyweight) placed 2nd.

Senior Kendell Johnson, who was also voted Outstanding Wrestler for the heavy divisions, continued his undefeated season throughout the tournament, winning all four matches over the weekend. After defeating Clinton’s Tyler Maley in the finals, Johnson is now 10-0 on the season.


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