Labette Community College's Wrestling Team Off to Nationals After Stellar Regional Performance

February 29, 2024

Wrestling Nationals 2024

By Caydon Miller and Garrett Davis

Parsons, KS – Labette Community College (LCC) proudly announces its wrestling team's stellar performance at the recent regional championships, clinching first place and sending all ten wrestlers to the National Wrestling Championships in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

At last weekend's Regional Championships, LCC's wrestling team showcased unparalleled skill and dedication, securing victories and demonstrating their commitment to excellence. Head Wrestling Coach Jeff Vesta remarked on the team's performance: "Our wrestlers have worked tirelessly all season, and their hard work and dedication have paid off with this extraordinary accomplishment."

With Kolton Misener, Corban Zugelder, Jazen Brown, Jamarius Koshko, Davion King, Matt Smith, Garrett Davis, Corey Chilcoat, Matthew Marcum, and Gabe Kant all qualifying for Nationals, the LCC wrestling team is poised to compete against the nation's best.

Coach Vesta expressed his pride in the team's achievements, "This is a fantastic achievement for our program, and we are incredibly proud of each and every wrestler for their dedication and determination."

174-pound wrestler Garrett Davis shared his excitement about the opportunity to compete at Nationals, "This is my second year going to the national tournament. It's more exciting this year as the team comes off as district champions. I'm excited for us to bring home some medals and hopefully a team trophy for the first time in 11 years!"

Labette Community College congratulates the wrestling team on their outstanding regional performance and wishes them the best of luck at the National Wrestling Championships.

Those unable to attend in person can watch the event online via the NJCAA Network. To access the event, please visit to purchase a viewing pass. Prices vary; detailed event access instructions will be provided upon purchase.

For more information or media inquiries, please visit for additional information on the LCC wrestling program.

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