SD ROUNDUP: Three Sikeston girls' wrestlers dominate, Cannon Gaddis earns second-place at Central Rebels Tournament
PARK HILLS, Mo. ó Sikeston wrestlers participated in the Central Rebels Girls Tournament over the weekend at Park Hills Central High School.
It was another dominant showing for the Bulldogs Cherei Jones, as she remained undefeated on the season, after picking up three more pins. Jones defeated Ste. Genevieveís Emma Johns at 1:53, Cape Centralís Tambriya Wilson in 38 seconds, and Blair Oakís Rylee Robinett in 35 seconds.
Jonesí first match of the day, was a 10-2 decision victory over Hancockís Nancy Licea.
Kate Grubbs also earned a first-place medal after only needing to win two matches. Grubbs received in a bye in the quarterfinals, before pinning North Countyís Taizja Lawless at the 2:51-mark, and Ste. Genevieveís Isabel Basler, at the 3:02-mark.
Lastly, Lila Eckert picked up two wins as well, after pinning Park Hills Centralís Jasmine Alley in 73 seconds, and edging Cape Centralís LaíNiaa Brown by decision, at 9-8.
On the boysí side of the tournament, Sikestonís Cannon Gaddis advanced to the championship match at 145 pounds.
He got there by defeating Park Hills Centralís Colten Bess, by pinfall, at 3:01. Then, in his quarterfinal match, he pinned Ste. Genevieveís Levi Wiegand at 5:18, and added another pin in the semifinals, over New Madrid County Centralís Jacob Wilcox, at 1:23.
Jacob Leavitt picked up three pinfall victories. He defeated Blair Oakís Aidan Bollinger at 2:53, Kennettís Gavin Patterson at 43 seconds, and Festusí Neal Kausler in 34 seconds.
Blayne McDermott, Jonathan Green, and Brian Tims all advanced to fifth-place matches for the Bulldogs.
McDermott pinned Cape Centralís Devin Rowe, at 5:30, while Green won by 5-2 decision over Hancockís Chase Blagg to earn the honor.
Tims, however, came-up on the opposite side, after falling to Potosiís Caleb Land, by pinfall, in 71 seconds.
In three seventh-place matches, Devyn Tinsley defeated Festusí Alexander Pate my 15-3 decision.
Dominic Mullin lost his seventh-place bout to North Countyís Austin Declue in 51 seconds, while Mark Fisher fell to Park Hills Centralís Jacob Looney, by pinfall, in 32 seconds as well.