Dexter's Waldner wins weight class; Bearcats place sixth at Tiger Classic wrestling tournament

Dexter senior Travis Waldner won his weight class Saturday at the Tiger Classic wrestling tournament at Cape Girardeau.

Waldner won the 170-pound weight class, beating Conrad Clutter, of Northwest (Cedar Hill), 11-4 in the title match. He went 6-0 in the two-day tournament to improve to 16-0.

The Bearcats finished sixth in the 16-team invitational with 160 points. Jackson won the title with 361. The Bearcats finished seven points behind fifth-place Cape Central.

Mason Keena made his season debut and finished fourth in the 145-pound class. Bryston Pemberton was fourth at 120 pounds.

Wyatt Parker placed fifth at 132. Drew Soule was sixth at 138. Bradyn Crockett was seventh at 285.

CJ Greene (126), Shawn Robards (220), Alex Townsend (160) and Parker Vanslyke (182) finished ninth in their weight classes.

Caleb Coons placed 10th at 195 pounds, and Eric Harmon (113) and Dylan Homan (152) placed 11th.

113

Eric Harmon (5-8). Round 1: Lost by decision t0 Jesus Diaz, Kennett, 4-0. Round 2: Lost by fall to Riley Wiseman, Jackson, 1:44. Round 3: Received a bye. Quarterfinal: Received a bye. Semifinal: Lost by decision to Gavin Hicks, Poplar Bluff, 3-0. Cons. Semi: Received a bye. 11th-place match: Received a bye.

120

Bryston Pemberton (8-3). Round 1: Received a bye. Round 2: Received a bye. Round 3: Won by fall over Nate Lawrence , NMCC, 1:41. Quarterfinal: Won by fall over Wyatt Nicholson, Francis Howell North, 21 seconds. Semifinal: Lost by decision to Rhett Wiseman, Jackson 10-2, 3-1. Cons. Semi: Won by tech fall over Blayne McDermott, Sikeston, 18-3. Third-place match: Lost by fall to JoJo Camacho, Northwest (Cedar Hill), 2:31.

126

CJ Greene (8-7). Round 1: Received a bye. Round 2: Lost by decision to Trey Scott, Sikeston, 9-7. Round 3: Lost by fall to Alec Bailey, Jackson, 37 seconds. Quarterfinal: Won by fall over Dylan Eastman, Francis Howell North, 36 seconds. Semifinal: Won by decision over Dace Wisdom, Poplar Bluff, 12-7. Ninth-place match: Won by fall over Parker Craiglow, Jackson JV, 1:26.

132

Wyatt Parker (10-5). Round 1: Received a bye. Round 2: Wyatt Parker (Dexter) 10-5 received a bye. Round 3: Won by decision over Mason Kellett, Christian County, 14-7. Quarterfinal: Lost by decision to Lucas Robertson, Poplar Bluff, 5-0. Cons. Round 1: Won by fall over Tristan Staat, Northwest (Cedar Hill), 1:16. Cons. Semi: Lost by major decision to Dawson Bevens, Cape Central, 13-3. Fifth-place match: Won by injury default over Mason Kellett, (Christian County, 1:11.

138

Drew Soule (9-8). Round 1: Won by decision over Dean Parker, Park Hills Central, 11-6. Round 2: Received a bye. Round 3: Lost by tech fall to Malachi Rider, Paducah Tilghman, 18-0. Quarterfinal: Lost by tech fall to Austin Grant-Hall, Christian County, 16-0. Cons. Round 1: Won by fall over Jeremiah Johnson, Cape Central, 4:28. Cons. Semi: Lost by decision to Quinten Bell, Poplar Bluff, 3-2. Fifth-place match: Lost by major decision to Griffin Homan, Jackson, 14-4.

145

Mason Keena (4-2). Round 1: Won by fall over Humberto Pinto-Ferreyra, Francis Howell North, 18 seconds. Round 2: Received a bye. Round 3: Won by fall over Jacob Wilcox, NMCC, 47 seconds. Quarterfinal: Won by tech fall over Cannon Gaddis, Sikeston, 16-1. Semifinal: Lost by decision to Cannon Newhouse, Northwest (Cedar Hill), 4-2. Cons. Semi: Won by fall over Owen Groves, Cape Central, 1:57. Third-place match: lost by decision to Levi Kaelin, Jackson, 9-3.

152

Dylan Homan (5-7). Round 1: Lost by fall to Dylan Jordan, Cape Central, 1:17. Round 2: Lost by fall to Flint Guilliams, Jackson JV, 3:29. Round 3: Lost by fall to Jeremiah Meador-Boland, Francis Howell North, 2:56. Quarterfinal: Lost by decision to Devyn Tinsley, Sikeston, 4-2. Cons. Round 1: Received a bye. Cons. Semi: Won by fall over Landon Brumfield, Christian County, 1:54. 11th-place match: Won by tech fall over Aaron Deken, Notre Dame, 19-2.

160

Alex Townsend (9-7). Round 1: Lost by fall to Trey Huck, Valle Catholic, 1:28. Round 2: Lost by fall to Justin Mitchell, Poplar Bluff, 3:46. Round 3: Won by fall over Dominic Mullin, Sikeston, 1:34. Quarterfinal: Won by fall over Ty Blakey, NMCC, 40 seconds. Semifinal: Won by fall over Jimmy Mooney, Paducah Tilghman, 1:31. Ninth-place match: Won by fall over Darius Hargrove, University City, 3:41.

170

Travis Waldner (16-0). Round 1: Received a bye. Round 2: Won by fall over Aaron Lashley, Francis Howell North, 1:07. Round 3: Won by fall over Josh Bieser, Valle Catholic, 2:40. Quarterfinal: Won by tech fall over Cody Skaggs, Park Hills Central, 20-5. Semifinal: Won by fall over Oscar (J.T.) Adams, Christian County, 2:42. Championship match: Won by decision over Conrad Clutter, Northwest (Cedar Hill), 11-4.

182

Parker Vanslyke (4-8). Round 1: Lost by fall to Johnny Daffron, Northwest (Cedar Hill), 8 seconds. Round 2: Lost by fall to Jacob Looney, Park Hills Central, 2:35. Round 3: Received a bye. Quarterfinal: Received a bye. Semifinal: Won by fall over Mark Fisher, Sikeston, 45 seconds. Ninth-place Match: Won by fall over Tim Okenfuss, Valle Catholic, 42 seconds.

195

Caleb Coons (3-12). Round 1: Lost by fall to Chase Viehland, Northwest (Cedar Hill), 1:36. Round 2: Lost by fall to Dariuan Pointer, University City, 21 seconds. Round 3: Received a bye. Quarterfinal: Received a bye. Semifinal: Won by fall over Adrian Lipp, Valle Catholic, 1:43. Ninth-place match: Lost by decision to Brian Tims, Sikeston, 11-4.

220

Shawn Robards (5-9). Round 1: Lost by fall to Niko Bussell, Christian County, 40 seconds. Round 2: Lost by fall to Austin Carver, Park Hills Central, 1:26. Round 3: Received a bye. Quarterfinal: Received a bye. Semifinal: Won by forfeit over Gage Gattis, Kennett. Ninth-place match: Won by fall over Jacob Calbreath, Valle Catholic, 38 seconds.

285

Bradyn Crockett (6-9). Round 1: Received a bye. Round 2: Received a bye. Round 3: Lost by fall to Liam Bryant, Jackson, 22 seconds. Quarterfinal: Lost by fall to TyDarius Kelly, Christian County, 34 seconds. Cons. Round 1: Lost by fall to Zane Collier, Jackson JV, 4:00. Seventh-place match: Won by fall over Tanner Mendoza, Cape Central, 1:34.

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