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Sikeston wrestlers finish second at Vianney tournament

Monday, January 7, 2013

sports@standard-democrat.com

KIRKWOOD -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished second at the Vianney Invitational wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday.

The Bulldogs scored a team total of 163, close behind the tournament's first place team, St. Louis University High's (SLUH) 179.

"Our boys wrestled good," Sikeston wrestling coach Chris Lowe said. "I'm very proud of our freshmen who stepped up and competed very hard for the team."

Seven different Bulldogs fought for a first place finish but only Garrett Middleton and Jacob Stinnett brought home first place medals. Each went 2-0 Saturday.

Sikeston went into the weekend's tournament without three wrestlers and had to fill two spots with freshman Chase Rodgers, who finished second at the 126-pound division and John Paul Rowland.

The Bulldogs will travel to Ste. Genevieve on Wednesday to take on both Ste. Genevieve and Windsor in a dual at 4 p.m.

Individual results from the Vianney tournament are as followed:

Garrett Middleton (2-0), 1st place, Garrick Madison (1-1), 2nd place, Javeon Bonner (1-2), 4th place, Chase Rodgers (2-1), 2nd place, Jacob Stinnett (2-0), 1st place, Zac Stinnett (1-2), did not place, Courtney Hawkins (2-1), 2nd place, John Paul Rowland (0-2), did not place, Christian Crumpecker (2-1), 2nd place, Clay Porter (1-1), 2nd place, Devin Cochran (1-2), 4th place, Nick Nichols (1-1), 2nd place, Gage Barber (1-2), 4th place.