Middle school Cubs shine in Branson

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Monett Middle School wrestler Logan Umfleet gains position on a Hollister wrestler during the Branson Tournament. Umfleet was one of eight first-place finishers for the Cubs. Rebecca Merriman/Special to The Monett Times

8 wrestlers take first place at tournament

The Monett Middle School wrestling team continued its impressive season with a solid showing at the Branson Tournament on Nov. 21.

Joey Semerad works toward the back of his opponent to score points during the Branson Tourney. Semerad earned a first place finish. Rebecca Merriman/Special to The Monett Times

The Cubs won 46 of 75 matches, taking home eight first place medals, two second place medals and two third place medals.

Earning first-place awards were: Joey Semerad, Matthew Bahl, Karter Brink, Trevon Price, Elias Barrientos, Tanner Wright, Logan Umfleet and Cole Davis.

Second-place finishers were: Junior Villa and Wesley Merriman.

Third-place finishers were: Jace Stow and Cye Bouchard.

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