CPHS Wrestling: Blake Sargent signs with Newman University


Charles Page High School senior Blake Sargent signed a letter of intent Tuesday morning to wrestle at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas. Sargent concluded his high school career in February as a three-time State Qualifier with a 105-33 record.

In eighth grade Sargent placed third at Junior High All-State Championships. He went 13-2 on varsity as a freshman, placing third at the Perry Tournament of Champions and the Jay Hancock Memorial Invitational. He also came in runner-up at Junior High All-State.

During his sophomore year Sargent placed third at Perry, ninth at the Kansas City Stampede, and fifth at the Jay Hancock Memorial. He won the Bobby Lyons Invitational and the Regional Championship and finished third in the state at 120 pounds with a 39-12 record.

As a junior Sargent went 37-11. He placed fourth at Perry, second at Kansas City, third at the Jerry Billings Invitational, and third at Regionals for another State Tournament appearance.

His senior season was hampered by injury, but Sargent amassed a 16-8 record for third place at the Bobby Lyons Invitational, fifth at Regionals, and third at State. 

The Jets finished the 2018 season with a 4-5 dual record, placing first at the Kansas Cup, fifth at the MIAA Championships, tenth at the NCAA Super Regional, and twelfth at the NCAA Division II Championships with one National Champion.