Five Jackson grapplers lead Indians to victory in the Tiger Classic
The Jackson High School wrestling team boasted five individual champions in succesfully defending its title at the two-day, 16-team Tiger Classic on Saturday at Cape Girardeau Central High School.
The Indians finished with 361 points to finish 45.5 points ahead of second-place Christian County (Ky.). Cape Central, the host, finished fifth with 167 points. Jacksons JV took eighth with 111.5 and Notre Dame finished last with 41.
Emerging as tournament champions for the victorious Indians were Riley Wiseman at 113 pounds, Alec Bailey at 126, Garner Horman at 152, Cole Parker at 182 and Cole Amelunke at 195. Bailey became a rare four-time champion at the tournament.
In addition, the Indians had four other wrestlers reach the championship round. Rhett Wiseman reached the 120 final, Grady Livingston wrestled for the 132 title, Noah Uhrhan lost in the 160 final, as did Liam Bryant in the 285 final.
Jackson has won the Tiger Classic in six of the last eight years.
106 Jeremy Newbern (Cape Central) 5th; Trenton Bollinger (Jackson) 7th
113 Riley Wiseman (Jackson) 1st; Ryan Criddle (Cape Central) 3rd; Gabe Estes (Jackson JV) 10th.
120 Rhett Wiseman (Jackson) 2nd; Craig Aufdenberg (Jackson JV) 5th; Devin Rowe (Cape Central) 10th; Henry Kennedy (Notre Dame) 11th.
126 Alec Bailey (Jackson) 1st; Owen Dowdy (Notre Dame) 4th; August Phegley (Cape Central) 6th; Parker Craiglow (Jackson JV) 10th.
132 Grady Livingston (Jackson) 2nd; Dawson Bevens (Cape Central (4th); CJ McIntyre (Jackson JV) 9th.
138 Griffin Horman (Jackson) 5th; Jeremiah Johnson (Cape Central) 7th.
145 Levi Kaelin (Jackson) 3rd; Owen Groves (Cape Central) 5th; Carson Hartlein (Jackson JV) 9th.
152 Garner Horman (Jackson) 1st; Flint Guilliams (Jackson JV) 4th; Dylan Jordan (Cape Central) 8th.
160 Noah Uhrhan (Jackson) 2nd; Cameren Walley (Cape Central) 4th; Tyler Beyatte (Jackson JV) 7th; Tyson Legrand (Notre Dame) 15th.
170 Tanner Mitchell (Jackson) 10th; Javin Hitchcock (Jackson JV) 11th; Conrad Scheller (Cape Central) 13th.
182 Cole Parker (Jackson) 1st; Anthony Robinson (Cape Central) 8th.
195 Cole Amelunke (Jackson) 1st; Josh Pullen (Cape Central) 2nd; Ethan Jackson (Notre Dame) 6th.
220 David Ekstam (Jackson) 3rd; Jayden Moore (Jackson JV) 4th; Trey Schreckenberg (Notre Dame) 8th; Tanner Herbst (Cape Central) 12th(tie).
285 Liam Bryant (Jackson) 2nd; Zane Collier (Jackson JV) 5th; Tanner Mendoza (Cape Central) 8th.