The Emporia High wrestling team opened their season with a duel win over Shawnee Heights 40-33.
The Spartans took control of the match with 6 straight wins, 4 by falls Issac Russell at 126, Blake Whitson at 132, Max Detwiler at 138 and Tucker Lee at 152. Sage Eckman at 195 won by decision to seal the win. Anthony Aguillier at 106 won by forfeit and Damian Herrera at 145 won by major decision. The Emporia High wrestlers will be competing at the Valley Center Tournament Saturday.