Firebirds News · Firebird Wrestlers Remain Unbeaten and Pick up two convincing wins at Home


The Free State wrestlers played host to Gardner-Edgerton and Olathe East and opened the new year in dominant fashion on Saturday. The Firebirds dominated Gardner-Edgerton 61-18 and downed Olathe East 49-27 in their first home event of the season. Free State Wrestling moved to 12-0 on the dual season with the two matinee victories.

Picking up victories in both duals for the Firebirds were Nolan Bradley, Eric Streeter, Darius Shields, Maddy Gray, Caleb Streeter, Ben Mellenbruch, Laythan Biddle, and Tai Newhouse.

In the Girls division, Clare Benton picked up a pin.

Free State travels to Blue Valley West on Wednesday for their next dual.

FS 61 GE 18

106: Bradley (FS) pin Smith (GE)

113: Streeter (FS) pin Smith (GE)

120: Shields (FS) dec Andrews (GE)

126: Borjas (GE) pin Birdashaw (FS)

132: Gray (FS) pin Smith (GE)

138: Streeter (FS) pin Therron Meade (GE)

145: Mayfield (GE) received a FF

152: Mellenbruch (FS) maj dec Troutman (GE)

160: Biddle (FS) pin Vasquez (GE)

170: Marcum (FS) pin Shuler (GE)

182: Burenheide (FS) pin Foster (GE)

195: Davis (GE) pin Blanchard (FS)

220: Allison (FS) pin Whitley (GE)

285: Newhouse (FS) pin Jensen (GE)

FS 49 OE 27

106: Bradley (FS) pin Whittney (OE)

113: Streeter (FS) pin Devries (OE)

120: Birdashaw (FS) pin Escabi (OE)

126: Shields (FS) dec Bradley (OE)

132: Gray (FS) pin Dalton (OE)

138: Streeter (FS) pin Bragg (OE)

145: Carlson (OE) received a FF

152: Mellenbruch (FS) pin Horton (OE)

160: Biddle (FS) maj dec Marroquin (OE)

170: Avena (OE) dec Marcum (FS)

182: Washington (OE) pin Burenheide (FS)

195: Herl (OE) pin Blanchard (FS)

220: Linnard (OE) pin Allison (FS)