Panthers headed to Class 6A wrestling tournament


Caleb Day

Junior Treyton Rusher is headed to the Class 6A wrestling tournament for the first time.

“It’s a surreal feeling,” he said. “I’ve been working hard for my whole high school career and I’m not finished yet.”

Rusher is one of 12 Panthers competing in the state tournament on Friday and Saturday at Hartman Arena. Derby won the Class 6A team title in 2019.

The following qualified for state:

Cody Woods, 106 pounds

Knowlyn Egan, 113 pounds

Tate Rusher, 120 pounds

Troy Allen, 126 pounds

Bryce Wells, 132 pounds

Xavier Sisco, 138 pounds

Cason Lindsey, 145 pounds

Treyton Rusher, 160 pounds

Taidon Wills, 182 pounds

Tyler Allen, 195 pounds

Blaise Wood, 220 pounds

Alex Hurtt, 285 pounds