Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Frontenac Wrestling

This weeks Craw-Kan Team of the Week from Southeast Kansas is the Frontenac Raider wrestling team who picked up a tournament championship Saturday in Garnett at the Anderson County Wrestling Tournament. 

The Raiders, led by head coach Keith Aikin, placed first with 218 points in front of Anderson County who took second and Santa Fe Trail at third. There were 14 teams that participated as teams in the tourney. The Raiders also beat Arkansas 7A Fayetteville 61-27 and Labette County 57-22 earlier in the week.

At ACHS several Raiders had big tournaments including championships from Dawson Lapping, Wil Jameson, Dylan Esnch and Kaleb Kroenke. Other wrestlers that had big showings included Griffin Souder (3rd), Justice Compton (2nd), Storm Niegsch (2nd) and Bennie Adarr (3rd).

Last season, Frontenac had its first ever state champion in Riley McDaniel as the team placed near the top of most tournaments all season long. 

Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner” and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2019-2020 school year to release a “Craw-Kan Team of the Week” for the sixth 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 ( 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?

email: [email protected]

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