The S-C wrestlers won Conference Tuesday night at Clinton. The boys beat St. Pius X, O’Hara, Warrensburg and Clinton teams to clinch the Conference title. They did not lose a single Conference Dual. They’ve only lost one dual all year (to a non-conference team).
In the team photo: front row, left to right: Kyle Perez, Tanner Proctor, Luke Archibeque, Logan Parham, Jake McFail, Alex Carr, Kayla Semler. Back row, from left: ) Coach Nelson, coach Pomajzl, Michael Laster, Barry Rivera, Jacob Weeks, Noah Aziere, Wade Hagebusch, Kyler Taber, Zach Paynter, coach Sherman, coach McFail. Photos courtesy Barb Hagebusch.
Details: Smith-Cotton (SCH) 42.0 Clinton (CLIN) 30.0
160: Noah Aziere, SCH, dec. Chance Huff, CLIN, 9-4. 170: Jacob Weeks, SCH, pinned Blake Mallory, CLIN, 1:57. 182: Barry Rivera, SCH, tech. fall Tyler Grimes, CLIN, 4:51 15-0. 195: Wade Hagebusch, SCH, pinned Walter Langdon, CLIN, 0:55. 220: Isaac Suthoff, CLIN, dec. Kyler Taber, SCH, 6-2. 285: Michael Laster, SCH, pinned Steven Walker, CLIN, 1:07. 106: Jordan Whalan, CLIN, pinned Kayla Semler, SCH, 3:56. 113: Kyle Perez, SCH, pinned Jordan Wilson, CLIN, 5:32. 120: Logan Parham, SCH, pinned Benny Ladd, CLIN, 2:58. 126: Samuel Bayless, CLIN, dec. Luke Archibeque, SCH, 4-0. 132: Tanner Proctor, SCH, maj. dec. Justin Puckett, CLIN, 12-0. 138: Joshawa Ryun, CLIN, pinned Jake McFail, SCH, 1:08. 145: Grant Taylor, CLIN, pinned Zach Paynter, SCH, 1:14. 152: JD Bristow, CLIN, pinned Alex Carr, SCH, 3:18.
The S-C varsity squad will compete in the Bill Skillman Memorial Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 25.