Thirty-four Monett Youth Club wrestlers parrticipated in the Ozark Open Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.
|Tournament champions for Monett were: Ethan Umfleet, Joseph Semerad, Jace Stowe, Elias Barriento, Gunnar Bradley, Joel Barrientos, Ashton Massardo, Carlos Cordova and Eric Welch.|
Tournament runners-up for the Cubs were: Blaine Garver, Tanner Wright, Caleb Hall, Brody Crawford, Hunter Pyle and Jorden Henson.
Earning third place honors for Monett were: Ian Jackson, Karter Brink, Cole Davis, Josh Bahl and Gabe Pryor.
Placing fourth for Monett were: Deacon Dodson, Harrison Merriman, Spencer Bryand, Adryan Bello, Junior Villa, Wesley Merriman, Clayton Cordova, Ryan Welch, Dillon Welch and Garrett Bradley.
Two Monett wrestlers travelled to Oklahoma City to participate in the 2012 U.S. Junior Open Championship.
After losing his first match, Ian Meyer pinned his way to a third place finish. Meyer won five straight matches by pin after his initial loss to complete the weekend.
Also wrestling for Monett was Matthew Bahl, who went 2-2 on the weekend.
|The Monett Youth Wrestling Club travels to Carthage this weekend. Matches are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.|