Archive for Friday, February 26, 2010

Symon Seaton reaches state title match

Symon Seaton, Basehor-Linwood junior, took the upper hand in his 125-pound championship match at the Class 4A regional tournament Saturday at De Soto High School. Seaton is ranked No. 1 in the state in his weight class entering the state tournament.

Symon Seaton, Basehor-Linwood junior, took the upper hand in his 125-pound championship match at the Class 4A regional tournament Saturday at De Soto High School. Seaton is ranked No. 1 in the state in his weight class entering the state tournament.

February 26, 2010

Basehor-Linwood junior Symon Seaton has earned an opportunity to become a state champion.

Seaton, the No. 1-ranked wrestler in Class 4A at 125 pounds, earned his first trip to the state finals Friday at the Salina Bicentennial Center by winning his first three matches.

The state finals will take place Saturday evening.

Seaton began his day with a 5-1 decision against Seth Gunter of Mulvane and then moved on to the semifinals by beating Jake Mertins of Valley Center with an 8-0 major decision.

Seaton battled to a 3-1 decision against Logan Singular of Clay Center in the semifinal match Friday evening.

Seaton (33-2) will square off in the title match against Silver Lake senior Brett LaMar (35-2).

Also for BLHS, junior Mike Torrez is still alive in the 103-pound bracket, and senior Joe Johnson is still in the hunt for a medal at 160. Both went 1-1 on Friday.

Tyler Simpson posted an 0-2 mark at 130 and Derek Pike went 0-2 at 135.

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