|Monett Youth Wrestling qualified 13 wrestlers for the state tournament when five grapplers placed first, two earned second place and six finished third at the regional tournament held at Nixa High School this past Saturday.|
Qualifying by placing first were: Joseph Semerad, Division 2, 55 pounds; Gunnar Bradley, Division 2, 60 pounds; Carlos Cordova, Division 3, 190 pounds; Ian Meyer, Division 4, 110 pounds; and Bo Vincent, Division 5, 130 pounds.
Second place finishers were: Karter Brink, Division 2, 55 pounds; and Chase Brennan, Division 5, 95 pounds.
Finishing in third place were: Wyatt Perry, Division 2, 75 pounds; Wesley Merriman, Division 2, 85 pounds; Clayton Cordova, Division 2, 115 pounds; Ben Cole, Division 3, 150 pounds; Garret Bradley, Division 4, 110 pounds; and Kedric Brink, Division 5, 100 pounds.
These wrestlers will travel to Columbia on March 26 and 27 for the state Competition at the Hearnes Center on the University of Missouri campus.