Varsity Boys Wrap it with a WIN Saturday @ Chaparral!

The 2020 Road Runner Classic @ Chaparral HS is in the can…the Varsity Boys placed 7th at the tourney this weekend, going 1-2. The boys in red downed SUNRISE ACADEMY 64-26 in Saturday’s opener – Tanner Meyer lit it up with 28 pts. (60 pts total for Tanner in the tourney overall – making the ALL TOURNEY TEAM as a result!), Austin Soles had 11, Montel Tate 6, Jack Wright 4, Banks Hinshaw 3, Trace Witham 3, Jax Cornejo 3, Zane Cornejo 2, RJ Clift 2 & Cade Fairbanks 2. A nice finish by the Crusaders and their coaches. Here is updated bracket info – Clearwater finished in 1st, edging out Belle Plaine by just 2, Ark City claimed 3rd with a 10 pt win over host Chaparral.   FINAL BRACKET


Mid-Season Boys Tournament action continued Friday afternoon for the Varsity Crusaders, at the Chaparral Roadrunner Classic. The #8 seed Varsity Crusaders took on #5 seed Mulvane Wildcats in day 2 action, unfortunately the Wildcats would prevail, 71-53. Mulvane jumped out early, leading 23-10 after 1 qtr. and stretched that lead to 20 after 3. This 2nd loss in tourney action will place the Crusaders in the 7th place contest on Saturday at 1PM vs Sunrise Academy.  UPDATED BRACKET

Scoring for the Crusaders vs Mulvane:
Tanner Meyer 14
John Long 7
Zane Cornejo 6
Austin Soles 6
Tyler Brown 5
RJ Clift 4
Jax Cornejo 3
Jack Wright 3
Cope Henry 2
Banks Hinshaw 2
Cade Fairbanks 1


Student Body @ Roadrunner Classic

Opening Mid-Season Tournament action Wednesday evening at Chaparral’s Roadrunner Classic for the WHS Varsity Boys. The #8 seed Varsity Crusaders took on #1 seed Belle Plaine Dragons. The Crusaders jumped out early but by halftime, trailed by a dozen. The boys in red gained considerable ground in the 3rd qtr and pulled within 3 in the 4th, before the Dragons pulled away for the 14 pt, 70-56 victory. The Varsity boys fall to 3-7 on the season and will play #5 seed Mulvane Friday @ 3PM, the Wildcats lost to #4 seed Ark City in their opener.

(scoring courtesy sumnernewscow)
Tanner Meyer 18
Berkeley Wright 9
John Long 8
Austin Soles 8
Jack Wright 6
Tyler Brown 3
Jax Cornejo 2
Banks Hinshaw 2



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Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at or on Facebook or at any Crusader event year-round.