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Bulldogs finish seventh at Flyer Holiday tournament

Saturday, December 29, 2012

ST. LOUIS -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished in seventh place Friday during the Flyer Holiday Tournament at Lindbergh High School in St. Louis.

Sikeston scored a total of 163 points as a team.

"Kids wrestled very well," Sikeston wrestling coach Chris Lowe said. "This was a tough tournament and we wrestled very tough against some very tough competition. It was a great team effort and everyone contributed. Our goal was to get better every time we wrestle and I think we have done that. We have a great group of young men who want to be successful."

Senior Nick Nichols narrowly missed snatching a gold medal in the 195-pound division.

Nichols, who went 6-1 throughout the tournament, lost by a final score of 7-4 to the No. 1 ranked wrestler in Class 4.

Clay Porter, who also went 6-1, finished third.

Sikeston will wrestle next at the Vianney Invitational Tournament next Saturday. The Bulldogs' dual with Anna-Jonesboro, originally scheduled for Jan. 3 has been cancelled.

Individual Sikeston results: Garrett Middleton 4th (5-2), Garrick Madison 10th (4-3), Javion Bonner 17th (0-4), Chase Rodgers 15th (2-4), Jake Stinnett 5th (5-2), Zac Stinnett 8th (3-4), Courtney Hawkins 8th (2-5), Antwon Dorsey 11th (4-3), Christian Crumpecker 13th (4-3), Clay Porter 3rd (6-1), Devin Cochran 4th (4-3), Nick Nichols 2nd (6-1), Tarrington Marks 9th (5-2), Gage Barber 17th (2-4).

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