The Neosho Wildcats swept Buffalo and Logan-Rogersville in their Homecoming dual Tuesday night, 61-15 against Buffalo and 65-6 against Logan-Rogersville.
In the dual against Buffalo, Hayden Crane (113 pounds) pinned Andrew Castaneda in 1 minute, 42 seconds, Jeremiah Kincaid (120) won by forfeit, Gabriel Selby (126) pinned Isaac French in 1:32, Cayden Auch (132) won by a 19-3 tech fall against Justin Bowling, Kolton Sanders (138) pinned John Jenkins in 1:35, Bret Camerer (145) won by forfeit, and Braxton Barnes (152) won a 8-0 major decision against Blake Daher to give the Wildcats a 39-0 start.
Buffalo rattled off all 15 points in a three-match stretch, as Ethan Smith (160) pinned Alec Rothman in 1:47, Floyd Miller (170) pinned Keaton Sanders in 3:53, and Pete Herrera (182) won a 7-0 decision against Jeremiah Larson.
That would be it, though, for Buffalo, since Neosho took care of business in the last four matches: Drayke Perry (195) pinned Ashton Vogler in 3:38, Caleb Elliott (220) pinned Brock Wendlandt in 1:33, Zane Persinger (285) won a 11-2 major against Levi Kenady, and Landon Kivett (106) pinned Cornelius Kidd in 1:52.
Against Logan-Rogersville, Neosho won four matches by forfeit for 24 points, neither team fielded a wrestler at 195, and the Wildcats won eight of the nine matches wrestled.
Kivett (106) won a 3-0 decision against Preston Sleeth, Auch won a 18-1 tech fall against Riley Williams, Camerer (145) pinned Keaton Christian in 1:37, Rothman (160) pinned Gage Meadows in 1:52, Keaton Sanders (170) pinned Ryland Hacker in 1:22, Perry (182) pinned Jake Carrow in 1:31, Elliott (220) won a 11-10 decision against Barrett Beaird, and Persinger (285) pinned Adam Reaves in 38 seconds.
Crane (113), Kolton Sanders (132), Trent Neece (138), and Barnes (152) each won by forfeit.
Gabe Brandenburg (120) pinned Selby in 2:37 for Logan-Rogersville’s lone victory.
Neosho returned to action Thursday on the road in Carl Junction against Central Ozark Conference foes Ozark and Carl Junction.
Then, on Saturday, Neosho makes a trip to Ozark for the annual COC Tournament and the teams include Branson, Carl Junction, Carthage, Joplin, Neosho, Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Webb City, and Willard.
The Wildcats are the six-time defending conference champions and won last season at home with 253 points. Ozark came in second at 163.5.
Auch (106), Barnes (138), and Perry (170) return as individual champions.