BLHS wrestlers earn split in season-opening duals
The Basehor-Linwood wrestling team opened the season with a dual split with Piper and Bonner Springs Thursday night at Piper.
The Bobcats lost to BSHS, 48-18, and then defeated Piper, 48-24.
Against Bonner Springs, BLHS received victories from 120-pounder Jonathan Oliva, 138-pounder Justin Summers, 195-pounder Zack Carter and 285-pounder Seagar Smith.
The Bobcats made quick work of Piper. Shane Morris opened with an unopposed victory at 106 pounds, and Sammy Seaton followed with a 5-0 decision at 113 pounds. An unopposed victory by Oliva stretched the lead to 15-0. Other victories came from Josh Summers at 132 pounds, Justin Summers, Cory McCleary at 145 pounds, Brian Crow at 152 pounds, Stephan Struzzo at 160 pounds and John Hopper at 170 pounds.
The Bobcats returned to action Friday at the Spring Hill Dual Tournament.