DIAMOND — The Diamond Wildcats swept teams from Kansas (Labette County 43-42), their own state Missouri (Springfield Catholic 67-0), and Arkansas (Gentry 58-12) in a tri-state quadrangular on Thursday night.
In the one-point victory over Labette County, Diamond's Triston Kralicek (120 pounds) pinned Wyatt Stritzke in 1:21, Kolbe Jones (126) pinned Kelton Gile in 57 seconds, John Odom (132) pinned Jakob Smith in 1:10, Cameron Addington (138) pinned Kimberly Ourada in 48 seconds, and Cody Behler (145) pinned Braden Barragar in 1:22 for a roaring 30-0 start for the Wildcats.
Owen Gray (220) and Justin McGough (285) each pinned their respective opponents in 1:14 and 16 seconds.
Diamond won the tiebreaker criteria, since none of their 42 points came by forfeit, unlike Labette County. The Grizzlies picked up 18 of their points from Diamond forfeits at 170, 106, and 113.
In the dual against Springfield Catholic, Diamond pinned every Fighting Irish opponent in the eight head-to-head matches.
Kralicek (120) took down Ethan Carroll in 47 seconds, Jones (126) pinned Evan Kilmer in 55 seconds, Addington (138) pinned Matthew Byers in 1:47, Behler (145) pinned Gavin Craig in 1:21, Landon Clement (152) pinned Gabriel Leonardo in 1:00, Daniel Calentine (195) pinned Nate Miller in 54 seconds, Gray (220) pinned Benji Yarnell in 2:32, and McGough (285) pinned Eyan Collins in 57 seconds.
Against Gentry, Diamond had five wins by pin and one major decision.
Behler (120) pinned Lee Roberts in 3:45, Jones (126) took down Preston Dean in 1:12, Odom (132) pinned Tyler Roberts in 2:27, Addington (138) pinned Carsen Bower in 2:34, Ty Douglas (160) won a 15-5 major against Seiren Reding, and Gray (220) pinned Steven Taylor in 2:45.
Diamond returns to action Tuesday with a quad against Guadalupe Center, Lone Jack, and St. Michael.