Neosho seniors Payne Hatter (152) and Chase Espinosa (160) won their third place matches to earn bronze medals Saturday afternoon at the 2011 MSHSAA Wrestling Championships at Mizzou Arena.


Neosho seniors Payne Hatter (152) and Chase Espinosa (160) won their third place matches to earn bronze medals Saturday afternoon at the 2011 MSHSAA Wrestling Championships at Mizzou Arena.

NHS senior Trevor Hughes (125) took fourth place, while River Buttram (103) and Tanner Schaack (112) both lost their two matches Saturday to finish in sixth place.

Entering the finals round Saturday night, the Wildcats remain atop the Class 3 standings with 157 points, followed by Oak Park at 137 and Kearney at 128.