CARTHAGE 48, BOLIVAR 21
CARTHAGE, Mo. —The Carthage High School wrestling team earned a 48-21 win over Bolivar on Thursday night.
Tigers coach Kenny Brown noted both teams had multiple wrestlers out due to illness.
Carthage improved to 4-2 on the season and will host Neosho next Tuesday for the Black and Blue Brawl.
Against the Liberators, the Tigers won by forfeit at 106, 113 and 120 pounds.
Carthage’s Bradyn Tate won by fall over Maddux NeSmith at 126.
Both teams were open at 132.
Carthage’s Eli Sneed (138) and Grey Petticrew (145) both won by fall, while Braxdon Tate dropped a 5-2 decision to Riley Beckman at 152.
At 160, Carthage’s Davion King won by fall in 38 seconds.
Bolivar’s Trey Brewer earned a 13-6 decision over Gabe Lambeth at 170 before Carthage won by forfeit at 182.
Bolivar’s Blake Goodman won by fall over Landyn Collins at 195, while the Liberators won by forfeit at 220.
At 285, Bolivar’s Cael McCullah defeated Jesua Coquij 8-1.
NEOSHO TOPS MAC COUNTY
NEOSHO, Mo. — The Neosho Wildcats defeated the McDonald County Mustangs 45-18 in a wrestling dual on Thursday.
Recording wins by fall for Neosho were Fisher Butler (120), Hayden Crane (132), Nate Copeland (138), Bostyn Patterson (145), Collyn Kivett (160), Eli Zar (170) and DeLeon Ulysses (195).
Earnings wins by fall for the Mustangs were Levi Smith (152) and Samuel Murphy (220).
Only three matches went the distance.
Neosho’s Gabe Mabery earned a 7-3 decision over Alex Bogart at 182, while McDonald County’s Blaine Ortiz defeated Johnny Chrisco 5-2 at 126 and Mac County’s Jayce Hitt defeated Nico Olivares 5-2 in the heavyweight match.
Both teams were open at 106 and 113 pounds.