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For Boonville wrestlers Gabe Gander and Raven Taylor, the annual Chillicothe Invitational Event was greater than only a event.
With 15 groups competing on the boys aspect of the bracket and 11 for the ladies, Boonville head coach Justin Hahn knew it was going to be powerful for the wrestlers-especially for the reason that event consisted of 16-man brackets.
Nevertheless for Gander and Taylor, the duo led the best way to Boonville by inserting third of their respective weight lessons.
“We had a tough day on the Chillicothe event,” stated Boonville wrestling coach Justin Hahn. “I knew it was powerful event, nevertheless it was good for the youngsters being in 16-man brackets. This can be a good studying software being just like a district format. I had a number of out this weekend for varied causes. For the ladies, Raven Taylor and Emme Comegys positioned third and fourth, respectively. Emme was really tied for second however misplaced the tie breaker. Emme and I had a aim to beat the California woman whom we had misplaced to beforehand. Emme achieved her aim with good positioning and by pinning the woman within the third interval. For the boys, Gabe Gander positioned third. Gabe has fought arduous all 12 months and is getting higher. Gabe needed to battle in his third place match however was capable of rating a takedown late with again factors securing the win. Jacob White, Tyson White, and Ryder Comegys all positioned fourth. I instructed the youngsters that it is not the place we would like but when it have been districts, they might be going to state. Xavier Flippin, Gage Hodges, and Clayton Schuster all positioned fifth. The boys all wrestled properly on the bottom stringing collectively a variety of wins to put fifth.”
As for Gander, the freshman grappler completed 3-1 within the event with one bye, one fall and one determination. After receiving a bye within the quarterfinal spherical, Gander dropped his semifinal match in opposition to Money Dew of Maryville 9-2. Nevertheless, within the comfort semifinals, Gander got here again with a second interval pin in opposition to Bryce Bergan of Chillicothe in 1:25. In the meantime, within the third place match, Gander received by a 13-9 determination over Trenton Schreiner of Marceline.
As for Taylor, she had somewhat more durable street to go after dropping her opening spherical match by a fall in opposition to Payton Weese of Marceline 1:19. In the meantime, after profitable by a forfeit within the second spherical in opposition to Clara Viau of Maryville, Taylor suffered her second lack of the event by dropping by fall to Tori Stoner of Chillicothe in 4:44.
Boonville wrestlers Jacob White, Tyson White, Ryder Comegys and Emme Comegys additionally completed fourth within the event. Whereas competing within the 138 pound weight class, Jacob White completed 2-2 general with one bye and one fall. White’s solely fall within the event got here within the quarterfinals in opposition to Dax Thomas of Marceline in 4:54. Tyson White, in the meantime, completed 2-2 within the 150 pound weight class with two byes. At 285, Ryder Comegys completed 2-2 with one bye and a fall over Gavin Cagle of Trenton in 3:51. As for Emme Comegys at 155, the freshman grappler completed 3-2 with one bye, one forfeit and a fall over Ivy Scroggins within the closing spherical in 4:55.
Putting fifth-all at 4-1-were Xavier Flippin at 144, Gage Hodges at 157 and Clayton Schuster at 165. Flippin had one bye, two falls over Tomas Dela Rose of Chillicothe in 1:59 and Morgan Orndorff of Chillicothe’s JV in 1 :47 and one main determination over Lincoln LaFave of Savannah 10-0. Hodges, in the meantime, completed with two byes and two falls over Benjamin Kauffman of Macon in 2:50 and Xander Brown of Maryville in 1:53. As for Schuster, the freshman grappler had one bye and three falls over Quincy Swearingen of Chillicothe in 1:49, Daniel Kauffman of Macon in 3:07 and Brayden Wiggins of Trenton in 2:55.
Within the 175 pound weight class, junior wrestler Rhodes Leonard completed 1-2 within the event with one bye, one loss by 4-2 determination and one match by which he was pinned at 5:46.
Within the closing workforce standings for the boys, St. Pius X of Kansas Metropolis completed first with 179.5 factors. Trenton positioned second with 142 factors, adopted by Chillicothe with 134, Marceline 131, Savannah 124, Macon 113.5, Southern Boone 95, Maryville 90, Boonville (ninth) 81, Gallatin 79, Chillicothe JV 18, Chillicothe JV2 13, Savannah JV 4, Southern Boone JV 3 and Macon JV and Macon JV2 0.
For the ladies, Marceline captured the title with 129 factors. Southern Boone completed second with 81 factors, adopted by Macon with 59, Mexico 46, Chillicothe 44, Gallatin 34, California 24, Boonville (eighth) 20, Savannah 20, Trenton 20 and Maryville 9.
The Boonville girls and boys wrestling groups will journey to Ashland on Tuesday to face the Southern Boone Eagles in TCC motion, beginning at 5:30 pm Then, on Friday and Saturday, January 20-21, Boonville will compete within the Hick-man Event .