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Former SHS wrestlers' sons win state titles

Thursday, February 21, 2008

COLUMBIA -- Twin sons of a former Sikeston High School wrestler recently won state championships in Class 4. Nick and Matt Lester, juniors at Eureka High School, are the sons of Greg Lester, won the 135 pound and 140 pound weight classes, respectively. Nick, who finished with a 46-2 record, won the 135 pound class by injury default over Howell Central's Brandon Wilbourn. Nick is currently ranked eighth in the nation for his weight class. Matt who is also nationally ranked and finished with a 46-2 record, won a 7-1 decision over Daniel Breit of Raymore-Peculiar for the 140 pound title. Nick and Matt are the sons of Greg Lester, a 1979 graduate and state qualifying wrestler for Sikeston High School. Their mother is Tereasa (Cronin) Lester, formerly of Malden. They are the grandsons of the late Dr. Larry Lester, a long-

time dentist in Sikeston, as well as a graduate of Portageville High School and Marie (Horn) Weiskircher, a graduate of Portageville High School.