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Week 8 Athlete of the Week: Ryan Owens


Here is the Louisburg Sports Zone Athlete of the Week for week eight of the winter sports season, sponsored by Dr. Laura’s Orthodontics.

Ryan Owens, Senior, Wrestling

Louisburg senior Ryan Owens had a big day for the Wildcats during the Class 4A District Tournament last Saturday at Santa Fe Trail High School. Owens was one of four Wildcats to earn district titles as he went 3-0 at 120 pounds to qualify for the regional round. He recorded two technical falls and defeated Baldwin’s Nakos Benton by a 12-8 decision in the championship.

Owens has had a big season for the Wildcats as the returning state medalist has a 22-4 record to go along with 10 pins and five technical falls. He is also five wins away from 100 career victories.

The athlete of the week award is announced every Wednesday morning during the winter season and the winner is selected by Louisburg Sports Zone with the help of nominations from coaches.

Previous winners:

Week 1: Jordan Mynsted

Week 2: Julian Margrave

Week 3: Alec Younggren

Week 4: Megan Foote

Week 5: Madilyn Melton

Week 6: Michael Seuferling

Week 7: Cade Holtzen

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