Defending state champion Whitfield qualifies 12 wrestlers to Class 1 state meet

Whitfield won the district wrestling tournament for the 18th time in the last 19 years and now will be attempting to win its eighth overall state championship. The Whitfield Warriors have qualified 12 wrestlers for the Class 1 state meet. Whitfield has won the last two state meets. The Warriors dominated the Class 1 District 1 meet by scoring 267 points to take first place. “Winning district 18 out of the last 19 years, I think that’s something to be proud of,” Whitfield coach Charlie Sherertz said. “Our district is not the toughest district in the state and we’re aware ...

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Wrestlers qualify for state meet in Columbia

Here are the local wrestlers who qualified for the state wrestling meet that begins Thursday in Columbia. The top four finishers in each weight class at the recent district tournaments advance to wrestle at the Mizzou Arena. Each session costs $9. The action begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. The second session starts at 2:15 and the final one begins at 5:15 p.m. Here are the results of the district matches for the athletes who move on to the state meet. Class 4 District 1 106 3rd place: Alexander Doehring, Lafayette, dec. Zack Watkins, Marquette, 11-6 (SV-1) 113 Final: Jalin Reese, ...

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