Eagles Wrestling Wins Versailles Tournament
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:17pm
Sullivan won the Versailles Tournament Saturday, bringing home the team championship with 193.5 points.
The Eagles finished comfortably ahead of host Versailles (178.5). Adrian (168) took third. Hallsville (127.5) finished fourth. Hollister (124) rounded out the top five.
El Dorado Springs, Tipton, Jefferson City, Missouri Military Academy and Eldon took sixth through 10th.
The Versailles JV team finished 11th, Southeast took 12th and the Tipton JV finished 13th.
Sullivan had seven wrestlers take first place.
Brendan Labbee took first place in the 113-pound weight class. Teammate Dillon Witt took third in the same weight class.
Kobie Blankenship won first in the 138-pound weight class with four victories. He took a 6-1 decision against Versailles' Kooper Wilson in the final match.
Devyn Harmon came in first in the 152-pound weight class. Harmon was making his varsity debut. He pinned Versailles' Lucas Shrock in 29 seconds in his championship-winning match.
Evan Shetley won first place in the 170-pound weight class for the second straight weekend. After sweeping his way through the Steve Leslie Invitational a week earlier, he was similiarly dominant Saturday. Shetley improved to 15-0 with five victories. His final match ended by technical fall against Tipton's Caleb Myers.
Trey Eplin won the 182-pound weight class, pinning Hollister's Layne Buck in 55 seconds in his final match.
Drake Hill took the 220-pound weight class with five pinfall wins. Hill won all five matches in 90 seconds or less. He ended the day with a fall at 1:28 against Hollister's Danny Gimlen.
Tristan Brown claimed the 285-pound weight class with a sudden victory over Adrian's Andrew Forgette.
Isaac Peregoy and Alec McCormick took third place in their respective weight classes. Peregoy (145) pinned Versailles' Gage Ward with just 36 seconds left on the clock. Peregoy went 3-2 on the day. McCormick won his first two matches before falling by a 6-3 decision to Hallsville's Cooper Crane. In his fifth match, McCormick (160) was pinned by El Dorado Springs' Kaleb Raff.