The boys completed fourth within the event after back-to-back wins final Thursday
After dropping to county rival Brookfield on Jan. 10 (see story on web page B1), the Marcellin Excessive Faculty wrestling groups had a gradual stream of ups and downs the remainder of final week. The Girl Tigers simply outlasted a small area of opponents sufficient to win the staff championship of the Dave Kinen Basic event.
The ladies’ half of this event was so unpopulated that solely three of MHS’s eight members wrestled a couple of match.
Junior Payton Weese, who solely excelled at 135 kilos, picked up two victories on the mat, every time profitable by second-minute falls. Each Aislinn Schick at 125 and Ella Lowe at 155 cut up battles.
Their solely contested performances have been dominated by Maddie Dauber at 100, Madison Teeter at 110 and Jada Taylor at 145. Due to these wins and quite a few shutouts and losses, the MHS women scored 129 factors, properly forward of runner-up Southern Boone’s 81.
On the boys facet of the Kinen Basic, younger standout Conner Quinn, a priority for Marceline’s Tigers, needed to miss his third-place bout at 144 kilos on medical go away after being pinned by Gallatin’s once-beaten Dravin Wright in 5:05 of the championship semifinals. There was no phrase on whether or not there was an sickness or damage concern that saved Quinn out of his final bout, and an inquiry into Quinn’s standing and situation from coach Andrew Stewart was not returned late Sunday. this publication has been revealed.
In any other case, Chillicothe’s second-place finishes from Gunner Evans at 165 kilos, Brayden Brown at 150 and Ryder Gooch at 175 and third-place end from Kenan Wright at 138 accounted for the most important proportion of the Tigers’ 131 staff factors. did That whole put them in fourth, simply three behind the house staff and 11 behind second-place Trenton. Kansas Metropolis: St. Pius X captured the title with a rating of 179-1/2.
Gooch got here very near profitable his division, dropping a 10-9 choice to SPX’ Jackson Rotterman within the finals after profitable three earlier within the fall. It was solely Tiger’s third loss in 27 fights this season (wins embody forfeits).
Evans pinned two opponents earlier than being pinned in 36 seconds by Savannah’s Likelihood Phillips within the title bout.
Brown additionally failed to finish the complete six minutes within the championship race. Southern Boone took a 17-0 lead halfway by the ultimate interval earlier than handing him a TKO.
Wright (23-4) has a pair of wins in his three bouts, dropping 3-2 within the semifinals to a Trenton opponent who had decisioned him 7-2 two nights earlier in Marseille.
Double duals with Trenton and Polo final Thursday gave MHS the higher hand within the boys’ competitors, however the women’ cut up.
For the Tigers, Drew Griffin, Brown and Evans led the best way with two bout victories at 120 kilos as they edged the Bulldogs of THS 33-24. Dane Dorrell (215 kilos) and R. Gooch every had a pin win within the allowance.
The primary occasion was Brown’s 2-1 victory at 150.
From a “low” begin to the third interval, Brown stormed again to attain the primary two factors of the bout, then averted any additional defeat after Gavin Chambers escaped to win 2-1.
Had Brown misplaced, the rating would have been as shut as six factors or extra (MHS could not win three and Trenton might rating three or extra), placing stress on Scout Cook dinner to keep away from being pinned by THS’ 190-pound star. Sam Gibson. Though he in the end did not have to, S. Gooch did and held on for a 4-0 loss, limiting Trenton’s result in simply three factors.
By then, MHS’s victory was already secured, cemented by senior Ryder Gooch’s late victory at 175 (5:47). unsurpassable chief.
On the women facet, the MHS-THS match featured just one contested bout, and Trenton’s Avery Clark gained by a 9-1 main choice at 140 kilos. Trento had no different daughters.
The identical was not true for Polo because the Girl Panthers gained 5 “open” weights (out of a complete of 14 weights) to defeat the Girl Tigers by a rating of 39-27.
PHS gained all however two senior bouts, six of which have been by fall. He swept the final three controversial fights to safe the decision.
Schick edged her 125-pound opponent 8-7, and Jada Taylor gained at 145 in 3:38.
There are solely two entries on the MHS wrestling schedule this week and early subsequent week — a women event at Brookfield on Friday, adopted by a boys event there — the Gary Haag Invitational — on Saturday.