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PREP WRESTLING: Carthage tops Joplin, Carl Junction remains unbeaten with win over Webb City

SoMo Sports staff reports

Carthage and Carl Junction were victorious in prep wrestling duals on Tuesday night.



The Tigers won eight of the nine matches that were contested. 

Carthage’s Aydan Nye won by fall over Brayden White at 106 pounds and Carthage’s Wyatt Hole won by forfeit at 113.

Carthage’s Christian Brown pinned Toryn Jones at 120 and Bradyn Tate earned a major decision, 9-1, over Freddy Cerrato-Martinez at 126.

At 132, Kip Castor earned a 5-2 decision over Joplin’s Alex Short and Eli Sneed won by fall over Joplin’s Orion Norris at 138.

At 145, Carthage’s Grey Petticrew won by fall over Johnathon Burke and Braxdon Tate won by forfeit at 152.

Carthage’s Davion King won by fall over Jack Stanley at 160 and Gabe Lambeth won by technical fall, 18-1, over Joplin’s Elijah Neville at 170. 

Joplin won three straight matches by forfeit182 (Brayden Thomas), 195 (Draven VanGilder) and 220 (Travis Shofler).

In the heavyweight match, Joplin’s Gunner Price earned a 9-2 decision over Alexander Salas-Marquez.

Carthage (3-1) will compete at this weekend’s Harrisonville Holiday Tournament.

Joplin is at the Columbus Tournament this weekend.



Carl Junction improved to 9-0 this season. 

The Bulldogs won by forfeit at 106 and 113.

Carl Junction’s Sam Melton earned a tech fall, 23-8, over Jake Cottingham at 120. 

Webb City’s Colt Taylor won by fall over Max Matthews at 126 and Carl Junction’s Dylan Frazier pinned Aiden Moore at 132.

At 138, Webb City’s Carson Farmer earned a 1-0 decision over Keaton Colburn.

At 145, CJ’s Dexter Merrell pinned Silas Sanita.

Webb City’s Hunter England earned a 7-0 decision over Braxten Jones at 152 and Cooper Heilbrun pinned CJ’s Arlen Wakefield at 160.

Carl Junction’s Tony Stewart won by fall over Aiden Rose at 170 and CJ won by forfeit at 182. 

Chance Benford won by fall over Webb City’s Liam Taylor at 195 before the Bulldogs won by forfeit at both 220 and 285.

Carl Junction and Webb City are both competing at the Harrisonville tourney this weekend.  



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