Darien Willis a Senior at Sumner Academy of Arts and Sciences has chosen to wrestle at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. Willis who is 29-1 this year with 26 of those wins co...ming by Fall is one of the most highly recruited wrestlers in the State of Kansas. He is the first Sumner Academy wrestler to receive a scholarship.
Willis has one numerous high school and Freestyle Roman Grecco National Events. Willis was a member of the Kansas National Wrestling team and competed at the National Championships for USA Wrestling. Coach Frank Gonzales, stated, Darien has worked hard to improve himself and we look forward to adding his name as a State Champion very soon.
Benedictine Coach Cy Wainright added, Darien is the type of person and wrestler that we want on campus at Benedictine. Darien has accomplished alot during his career and we look forward to having him as a member of the Benedictine Community.
Willis will wrestle this weekend at the Kansas State 4A Regional at Spring Hill and then the Kansas State Championships in Salina, Kansas.