MO State High School Wrestling Meet Begins

Day 1 of competition is complete at the Missouri State High School wrestling tournament in Columbia. In Class 4, Joplin’s Solomon Garcia at 195 lbs. & Jadyn Withrow at 220 won their first round matches Thursday (2/16); while the Eagles’ Jacob Bartlett at 170 & Jacob Booe at 285 lost in the first round and the wrestlebacks. In Class 3, defending state champs Neosho had 8 wrestlers advance. In Class 2, all 7 of Monett’s wrestlers won their first round matches. And in Class 1, defending state champ Seneca had 9 of their 10 wrestlers win in round one, and the only one who didn’t (Dayton Fields at 132) pinned his wrestleback opponent in 21 seconds! If there’s anyone in particular you’re looking for, you’ll find the results here: