El Do Wrestling competes in districts

El Dorado Springs' Josh Haberle stands atop the podium following his first-place finish in the Class 1 District 4 tournament held in Butler Saturday, Feb. 13.

The El Dorado Springs High School Wrestling team competed in the Class 1 District 4 tournament held Saturday, Feb. 13, in Butler. The Bulldogs competed at districts where the team brought home El Do’s first two ever district champions, Josh Haberle and Trey Graves. Nine wrestlers advanced to sectionals as the team came away with a second place as a team.

Other individual results include: Jace Shinn – third, Blayze McCullough – third, Hunter Austin – third, James King – third, Noah Stockdale – third, Matthew Esparza – third and Roger Partridge – fourth.

Not only did the boys’ team shine, but the Lady Bulldogs Wrestling team put on a well-rounded performance as well. The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Grandview Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Class 1 District 6 tournament. El Dorado Springs’ team ended the day sending three members for the girls’ team on to sectionals. The achievement marked the first time in school history El Do has sent wrestlers from the girls’ team to sectionals.

Sectional qualifiers include: Annabelle Govoro – fourth, Madison Garcia – fourth and Leah Moore – fourth.

Girls sectional are to take place Saturday, Feb. 20, while the boys compete one week later on Saturday, Feb. 27. Location for sectionals TBA.

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