Archive for Sunday, March 2, 2008

Flynn to compete in Metro Classic

March 2, 2008

Lansing High senior Nick Flynn will take to the mat one more time as a high school wrestler at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the 16th annual U.S. Army Metro Classic Wrestling Dual at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

The tournament pits the top Kansas senior wrestlers against the top Missouri seniors in the Kansas City area.

The event features numerous state champions and state medalists from both sides of the state line. Flynn, a third-place medalist at 152 pounds this year, will compete at 145 pounds against Wes Gorham of Richmond High School. Gorham posted a 30-14 record this year and placed fourth at state.

Tickets cost $10 at the door or may be purchased in advance for $8 each at Jay Greco's Farmer's Insurance, Nill Bros. Sporting Goods, Rayton-Lee's Summit Community Credit Union, Wrestling Central, Sports Nutz, Nutz Legends and Varsity Sports.

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