State Wrestling Championships

The Missouri High School Activities Association State Wrestling Championships are underway. Washington sends 11 wrestlers to state, with Warrenton sending six, Owensville five and Union, St. Clair, Sullivan and Pacific all sending four. The tournament will run through Saturday at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Washington-Class 3
106 Cody Hey defeated Zeb Ashford of Branson in the first round.
113 Parker Neptune defeated Logan Beushausen of Lebanon 6-1 in the first round
126 Nicholas Solter defeated Austin Thomas of Webb City in a technical fall in the first round.
132 Cody Gardner defeated William Lindsay of Fort Zumwalt East in a fall at 3:05
138 Josh Luck-Eliminated
145 Cole Hamai-Lost in the first round, then won his first round wrestleback.
152 Izeck Elbert-Eliminated
160 Jeremy Monehan-Eliminated
182 Kyle Summers defeated Jacob Brock of Neosho 3-2
195 Logan Baird defeated Harrison Vessell of Hannibal in a fall at 1:49
285 Matt Pecka-Lost his first round match, then won his first round wrestleback

Union-Class 3
106 Dawson Sickmeier-Suffered a concussion in the district tournament and has withdrawn from the state meet.
170 Dylan Ahern-Lost his first round match, then won his first round wrestleback
182 Dalton Kuenzil defeated Christian Robertson of Branson in a fall at 2:11
220 Joe Lasky defeated Logan Shinneman of Staley in a fall at 5:52

Pacific-Class 3
120 Josh Franek defeated Jonas Miller Stockie of Ladue 10-3 in the first round.
138 Lane Smith-Eliminated
160 Dalton Voyles-Lost in the first round, then won his first round wrestleback
170 Austin Repp defeated Ben Richner of Warrensburg in a fall at :54

Warrenton-Class 3
113 Dominic Kennedy-Eliminated
120 Dakota Werner defeated Matt Stauder of Rockwood Summit 5-0
132 Drake Meine-Eliminated
138 James Biship-Eliminated
145 Daniel Filipek defeated Edxel Morales of Carthage in fall at 1:22
152 Dylan Wade-Eliminated

Sullivan-Class 2
106 Jacob Dixon-Eliminated
132 Ryan Eastman-Eliminated
145 Travis Mogab-Eliminated
160 Alexander Crooks-Lost his first round match, then won first round wrestleback-still alive.

Owensville-Class 2
132 Matthew Pohlman-Lost to Aaron Baker of Chillicothe 8-3. Won in wrestleback-still alive.
160 Bodie Bombach-Lost in the first round, then won wrestleback match-still alive
170 Christopher Dolles-Lost his second round match and was knocked into wrestlebacks.
182 Nicholas Plocinski-Eliminated
195 Alton Harrell won over Tage McNutt of Benton in a fall at :35

St. Clair-Class 2
106 Thomas Maple-Eliminated
132 Chris Algiere-Eliminated
170 Dustin Conner-Lost his second round match and was knocked into wrestlebacks.
195 Skyler Hutchison-Lost in the first round, but won in first round wrestleback-still alive.

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