Frontenac wins at Circle; Jameson with 1/2 victory; Raiders with big move in the rankings
Frontenac’s large leap in the 4A rankings from unranked to fourth came with its big performance at Circle. The Raiders collected 209 points in the 26-team Circle tournament, well ahead of Eureka at second place with 153.5 points. Keith Akin and staff have built this program from the ground up that is in its ninth year. For their big performance, the Raiders have earned the Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week for the second time this season.
Riley McDaniel (30-0) continued to stay perfect at 138 and top-ranked in 4A. In the final, McDaniel defeated Eureka’s Brennan Lowe, 7-3, Lowe is No. 3 at 138 in 3-2-1A.
At 145, Mason Jameson won by fall against Clearwater’s Darryl Rylant for Rylant’s first loss of the season. They flip-flopped 1-2 in the rankings. Jameson is 28-5, and Rylant is 32-1. Jameson was named the Tournaments Most Outstanding Wrestler
At 152, Brendan Ishimura moved from sixth to fourth with a title and improved to 22-2. He won 13-4 against Eureka’s Brent Escareno, who is fourth in 3-2-1A. Will Jameson (18-2) also captured the title at 160 and moved from unranked to third. At 182, Kaleb Kroenke (21-12) is first.
Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2018-2019 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" for the fifth consecutive season.
"I am looking forward to this partnership again for another year with Craw-Kan and highlighting teams from the SEK area to not only a local platform but also giving them statewide reach on our network, it's became quite the popular feature over the last five years," said Sports in Kansas CEO, Chet Kuplen. "Not only does this help athletes and teams to be promoted for their achievements, it also lets the area know what all the new products that Craw-Kan has to offer, including new gigabit fiber now in the the area. Also that Craw-Kan is now in Frontenac and Pittsburg. It's also going to several other areast in Southeast Kansas”
"Craw-Kan offers all your technology needs in the area from internet to web design and cell phones to security systems." said Craw-Kan Marketing Manager, Zach Adams. "We have a lot of new products including the fastest internet in the area in the new gigabit fiber, we are also in Frontenac and Pittsburg with our service. We are very excited with all the new products we have to offer to the area."
Nominations will be accepted from every Friday-Sunday, with the "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" being released every Monday on Sports in Kansas (Kansas-Sports.com). Teams must be nominated via email or twitter.
Teams must be from the following leagues in the Southeast Kansas area to be eligible: SEK, CNC, TRL, plus Erie, Pittsburg and Parsons.
Craw-Kan and Sports in Kansas will also partner in releasing a "All Craw-Kan Team" for the Southeast Kansas area after postseason play has wrapped up.
How to nominate?