COLUMBIA – The Ste. Genevieve Dragons won nine of their 12 matches in the Class 2 first-round of the State Tournament, and they also had one wrestler continue in the Tournament after winning his wrestleback match to advance 10 wrestlers in all to Friday’s rounds, resulting in the Dragons scoring 27 points to move into sixth place after the first day.
The Central Rebels had three of their five wrestlers survive the first day, and the Potosi Trojans hopes lie with James Bone (138), their only wrestler still left in the tournament.
Ste. Genevieve –
Out of their nine wins in the opening round, only Wesley Dickens (113) and Ethan Vaeth (285) were able to pin their opponent in their respective matches. Vaeth took only 23 seconds to pin Jonathan York of University City.
Wade Dickens (120), Tyler Jones (145), and Austin Brewer (152) were all able to gain extra points for the Dragons by recording major decisions in their matches, Nathan Geisner (106), Tanner Jones (132), Wyatt Hahn (170), and Albert Gonz (182) all won by a decision to earn passage into the tournament’s quarterfinals.
Andrew Derousse was able to win a 10-2 major decision in his wrestleback match to advance to Friday’s second wrestleback round.
Brandon Maberry (182) punched his ticket into the quarterfinals as he recorded a fall over Zach Keeven of St. Charles West just six seconds before the end of the second period.
Jonathon Goheen (138) and Russell Harrington (20) both lost by fall in the opening round, but both bounced back in the wrestleback round to keep their hopes alive with Goheen winning a decision and Harrington posting a fall in 2:44.
James Bone (138) pinned Luke Drenon of Odessa in the third period of their opening round match earn a spot in the quarterfinals as the field of 16 dwindled down to eight in his weight class. Nick Juliette (120) lost both of his matches by fall to exit the tournament, and Ben Turnbough (152) lost both of his by forfeit.
Ste. Genevieve –
106 Nathan Geisner (SG) won by dec. over Luke Moffett (Bolivar), 6-4
113 Wesley Dickens (SG) won by fall over Tyler Wine (Mexico), 1:36
120 Wade Dickens (SG) won by maj. dec. over Chance Sullivan (Pleasant Hill), 15-3
126 Jordan Shewmaker (Benton) won by fall over Andrew Derousse, 3:51
132 Tanner Jones (SG) won by dec. over Jason Pae (Fulton), 11-4
145 Tyler Jones (SG) won by major dec. over Danny McCarthy (St. James), 9-0
152 Austin Brewer (SG) won by maj. dec. over Patrick Rolwes (Priory), 13-3
160 Austin Weygandt (Odessa) won by dec. over Wade Hahn, 9-2
170 Wyatt Hahn (SG) won by dec. over Austin Keefhaver (Richmond), 12-7
182 Albert Gonz (SG) won by dec. over Taylor Gillooly (Fulton), 4-0
195 Kameron Gray (Pleasant Hill) won by dec. over Gabe Harman, 8-7
285 Ethan Vaeth (SG) won by fall over Jonathan York (University City), 0:23
First Round wrestlebacks:
126 Andrew Derousse (SG) won by maj. dec. over Chase Hampton (Bolivar), 10-2
160 Ian Meyer (Monett) won by dec. over Wade Hahn, 1-0
195 Alex Vance (Richmond) won by dec. over Gabe Harman (Ste. Genevieve), 5-1
138 Jake Bollinger (Smithville) won by fall over Jonathon Goheen, 1:08
170 Dalton Brinegar (Oak Grove) won by fall over Dustin Saunders, 0:17
182 Brandon Maberry (Central) won by fall over Zach Keeven (St. Charles West), 3:54
195 Jacob Negre (Monett) won by fall over Sean Mahoney, 3:50
220 Tommy Williams (Pleasant Hill) won by fall over Russell Harrington, 1:34
First Round Wrestlebacks
138 Jonathon Goheen (Central) won by dec. over Garret Bradley (Monett), 7-2
170 Luke Francaviglia (Logan-Rogersville) won by fall over Dustin Saunders, 2:54
195 Thomas Bolstad (John Burroughs) won by fall over Sean Mahoney, 0:30
220 Russell Harrington (Central) won by fall over Curtis Weston (Benton), 2:44
120 Sean Jastal (Monett) won by fall over Nick Juliette, 0:36
138 James Bone (Potosi) won by fall over Luke Drenon (Odessa), 4:21)
152 Brit Wilson (Mexico) won by forfeit over Ben Turnbough
First Round Wrestlebacks:
120 Hayden Hamlin (Kirksville) won by fall over Nick Juliette, 2:26
152 Matt Shaffer (Chillicothe) won by forfeit over Ben Turnbough