Jared Johnson got second at the USA Wrestling Nationals in July

Former Pleasant Ridge wrestler Jared Johnson placed second in the Greco wrestling competition at the USA Wrestling Nationals in Fargo, N.D. in July. Johnson beat wrestlers from Illinois, Florida, Oregon, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Alabama on his way to the second place finish. Johnson received a wrestling scholarship from Colby Community College. He is the son of John and Paula Johnson of Easton, Kan. Johnson and Leavenworth native Nathan Butler made the Kansas Junior All-American Team. Andrew Milsap from Junction City, Kan, Spencer Wilson from Lawrence, Kan. and Calvin Ochs from Hoxie, Kan. also made the team.