February 2023

Horinek, Hunt advance to State

Wellington High School hosted the KSHSAA Girls 4-3-2-1A Regional Wrestling Tournament this past Saturday, and at the end of the day two Crusaders stood as THIRD PLACE MEDALISTS and STATE QUALIFIERS!!  Junior Aubrey Hunt and sophomore Kaylee Horinek both survived to the consolation championship and both pinned their opponents to secure third place finishes in their weight classes!  These two extend their season into the state tournament which will be held in Salina February 22-23.  

Crusader basketball teams sweep El Dorado

Both the boys and girls basketball teams got some big wins last night at El Dorado!  

Varsity Boys

El Dorado 44


Individual Scoring:

Burnett 14

Wright 11

Weir 10

Hinshaw 9

Henry 9

Rogers 2

Tate 2

Bannister, D. 2

JV Boys

El Dorado 57


Individual Scoring:

Bannister, D. 14

Powerlifters crush it at home meet

Wellington High School hosted its 5th Annual Powerlifting Meet this past Saturday, and the Crusader crushed it!!  Eighteen schools had team entries to the event and the Wellington women's team took 1st, the junior men's team (comprised of freshmen and sophomores) took 1st, and the men's team (juniors and seniors) took 7th!  Several individuals PR'd or otherwise improved their overall weight lifted from last weekend's virtual Goddard meet, too!  Well done, Crusaders!!  View the compiled Wellington results and photos from the event taken by WHS Digital Media Team member Gaby Mason below!

Homecoming Basketball Roundup


The Wellington basketball teams squared off against the Circle Thunderbirds on homecoming night February 3.  This was the second meeting between the boys varsity team and Circle.  They earlier played in the Championship of the Roadrunner Classic, in which the Thunderbirds eked out a 1-point win over the Crusaders in the final seconds after trailing the entire game.  The girls varsity team last played Circle in the Sub-state Championship last season.