ANDERSON — The Neosho youth wrestling season continues to be in full swing as the young Wildcats recently showed their prowess with tournaments at McDonald County, Lebanon and Diamond.
The youth Wildcats were in Anderson for the McDonald County Tournament on December 29. Results from that tournament are as follows:
6-under — Jack Lankford (first place), Bostyn Patterson (second), Joel Walker (second), Wyatt Friend (third), Jon Chrisco (fourth).
8-under — Hayden Crane (second), Jacob Gravener (second), Raymond Hembree (second), Jeremiah Cobb (fourth).
10-under — Cayden Auch (first), Kale Schrader (first), Skylar Lumpkins (second), Landon Kivett (second), Nichole Fears (fourth).
12-under — Dalton Hembree (first), Trevon Letts (first), Braxton Barnes (second), Kale Schrader (second), Trenton Young (second), Colton Mouse (third), Lucas Dunaway (fourth).
14-under — Dalton Kivett (first), Gannon Millard (first), Trey Smith (first), Dakota Bronson (second), Adrian Hitchcock (second), Tyson Hice (third).
The Neosho Wildcats X-treme Team was on the road at the Lebanon Tournament on December 29 as well as they brought home the first place team trophy from the event. Nick Shaeffer was a champion in the 6-under division while Marcus Shaffer took top honors in the 10-under class.
Results for the Wildcats at the Diamond Open, which occurred on December 15-16, with their places are as follows:
Division 1 — Nick Shaeffer (first place), Wyatt Friend (second), Blake Quick (first), Jack Lankford (second), Jon Chrisco (third).
Division 2 — Ryken Shallenburger (fourth), Andrew Fears (fourth), Jeremiah Cobb (second), Hayden Crane (first).
Division 3 — Skylar Lumpkins (first), Nichole Fears (second), Marcus Shaeffer (second), Landon Kivett (fourth), Cayden Auch (second), Braxton Crane (third), Cal Kivett (fourth), Kale Schrader (first).
Division 4 — Zane Persinger (third), Mason Ray (second), Braxton Barnes (second), Kale Schrader (third), Colton Mouse (fourth), Tre' Letts (first).
Division 5 — Sam Townsend (first), Tyson Hice (second), Zack Ankney (first).
Division 1 — Nick Shaeffer (first), Jace Casady (fourth, Blake Quick (third), Carter Howard (third), Cayden Larsen (fourth), Bostyn Patterson (first), Will Meyer (third), Joel Walker (first).
Division 2 — Trenton Hale (third), Grace Garren (third), Zak Goff (first).
Division 3 — Nate Copeland (fourth), Caleb Patterson (second).