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MMS wrestlers shine in recent matches

Thursday, December 2, 2010

The Monett Middle School wrestling team (5-1) took on the Diamond Wildcats on Tuesday night at home. The Cubs and Wildcats split 14 matches on the night with each team winning seven.

The Cubs started off quickly with, Elijah George and Erwin Prez winning the first two matches of the night by pin.

* Winning matches for the Cubs by pin were: George, Dominiok Witherow, Wyatt Rook, and Prez.

* Winning by way of technical fall was Wesley Ambramovitz.

* Others winning matches for the Cubs were: Jairo Rueda and Jason Kurima.

Buffalo Tournament

The Monett Middle School wrestling team competed in the Buffalo Middle School Tournament on Nov. 20. Monett had 22 wrestlers in the tournament. The Cubs had 17 wrestlers place in the top four of their respective brackets. Monett finished fourth in the 10-team field.

* Placing first overall in their bracket for the Cubs were: Sean Jastal, Elijah George, Kedric Brink, Michael Renfro, Erwin Perez and Keanu Reed.

* Finishing in second for the Cubs were: Quincy Jackson, Jason Kurima, Jason Negre, Jaron Beason, Dillon Welch, Dalton Dunn and Ben Morris.

* Claiming third for the Cubs were: Eric Welch, George Fulton and Dominiok Witherow.

* Taking fourth for Monett was Zach Hammonds.

The MMS wrestling team will be in action tonight, combined with the high school, to take on the Branson Pirates. The dual will take place in the high school gym and is the final home match for the middle school.

Coach's Awards

* Most takedowns: Wesley Abramovitz (4)

* Fastest pins: Wyatt Rook (21 seconds)

* Most exciting matches: Dillon Welch and George Fulton.

* Wrestler of the night: Elijah George.



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