High school wrestling: Parkway runner-up in Ken Cole Invitational

first_imgThe Parkway Panthers finished runner-up in the 43rdannual Ken Cole Invitational wrestling tournament held Friday and Saturday inLafayette. Robert Summerlin/Special to The Press-TribuneParkway’s Joshua Keeler, wrestling above in the Lone Survivor tournament earlier this season, won the 106-pound class in the Ken Cole Invitational on Saturday in Lafayette. Parkway’s Kaleb Garcia dropped a tough 2-1 decision toZachary’s Austin Landry in the 160-pound third-place match. Teurlings Catholic scored 230 points to 205.5 forParkway. Lafayette Comeaux was just one point behind the Panthers in third. For the third time this season, nemesis LafayetteTeurlings Catholic prevented the Panthers from winning the title. And for thethird time, it was by a slim margin. Haughton’s Nate Williams was sixth in the 145-poundclass. Chittom edged Williams 6-4 in the fifth-place match.Premier Diamond BoutiqueHong Kong’s first lab-grown diamond empirePremier Diamond Boutique|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Keeler defeated Basile’s Alex Menier in the 106-poundfinals 2-1. Keeler pinned his first two opponents and then won a 9-0 majordecision over Sam Houston’s Kiaunta Zachary in the semifinals. In another tight title match, Fontenot shut outTeurlings Catholic’s Colten Sonnier 3-0 in the 120-pound division. He pinnedhis first two opponents and then defeated Live Oak’s Clayton Hill by a 10-2major decision in the semifinals.center_img Teurlings Catholic and Parkway shared the Division IIstate title last year and are expected to battle it out again this year at thestate tournament Feb. 8-9 at the CenturyLink Center. Parkway’s Joshua Keeler and Trey Fontenot and Airline’sPeyton Bass won their respective weight classes. Bass dominated his opponent in the 126-pound finals,defeating Comeaux’s Hunter Broussard 16-0, a technical fall. He pinned hisfirst three opponents to reach the semifinals against Parkway’s DarrylNicholas, who won his first three matches by fall, a 5-1 decision and a 13-1major decision. Parkway’s Peyton Miller was fourth in the 195-poundclass. Jacob Chittom (145) and Connor Cloinger (220) posted fifth-placefinishes. Jordan Clark was sixth in the 113-pound class. Airline’s Tucker Almond took third in the 152-poundclass, edging Teurlings Catholic’s Carlos Femmer 4-3 in the third-place match.He won his first two matches by fall and decision before losing to eventualchampion Dylan Ames by fall in 5:59 in the semifinals. Bass pinned Nicholas in 1:35 to reach the finals.last_img

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