Two Emporia Highs wrestlers came home from the 5A State tournament with medals.
For the second year in a row Sage Eckman finished in 3rd place. Garrett Whitson, making his 3rd trip to state, finished in 4th place. 3 other Spartans were one win away from wrestling for a medal. Max Detwiler, Nick Kirmer and Hayden Perry were defeated in the consolation quarterfinals. St. James Academy won the 5A team championship.
Two area wrestlers also earned medals at State. Council Groves Austin Swartz finished in 5th place at the 3-2-1A state tournament. Burlingtons Colby Johnson finished in 5th place at the 4A state tournament.