Missourian Roundup: Jackson wrestlers win Springfield invite once again

Members of the Jackson wrestling squad pose with the team trophy after winning the Kinloch Classic Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Springfield.
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The Jackson wrestling program recently won the 52nd annual Kinloch Classic Wrestling Tournament at Parkview High School in Springfield for the second consecutive season.

The Indians had four individual champions and placed 11 wrestlers in the top six places in the 25-team competition.

Earning first-place finishers were Garner Horman, Cole Parker, Cole Amelunke, and David Ekstram.

Riley Wiseman, Alec Bailey, and Levi Kaelin took third-place finishes.

Rhett Wiseman, Noah Uhrhan, and Liam Bryant each finished fourth, while Griffin Horman (fifth) and Grady Livingston (seventh) also fared well.

Jackson scored a total of 379 points to dominate the meet, easily outdistancing second-place Raymore Peculiar (262) and third-place Helias (234.5).

Perryville rolls

Perryville took care of city rival St. Vincent 56-35 Saturday in girl’s basketball action.

Leah Beurck paced the Pirates with 19 points, while Ciara Ehlers had 12.

Also contributing in the victory were Emma King with 11 points, while Katie Winchel added 10.

Perryville (5-5) opens Jefferson County Conference play at DeSoto Thursday at 7 p.m.

The Indians fell to 4-4 on the season.

St. Vincent will compete in the Delta New Year’s Tournament today at 6:30 p.m. against Meadow Heights.

Tiger relay takes 13th

The Cape Girardeau Central girl’s swim team competed Saturday in the Columbia Invitational.

The Tigers’ 200 medley relay squad of Ava Duncan, Bella Dennis, Lauren Lamar, and Grace Sanders placed 13th.

Cape Central will travel to Poplar Bluff Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Indians dominate rival

The St. Vincent boy’s basketball squad jumped all over city rival Perryville early and often Saturday and ultimately won comfortably 64-33.

The Indians (8-2) led the Pirates 17-11 at the end of the opening quarter and stretched that margin to 36-18 by halftime.

Indian senior Garrett Dobbelare hit a pair of 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 21 points, while teammate Alex Brickhaus also sank two long shots and totaled 13.

Shawn Koishor and Charles Sauer added seven points apiece for St. Vincent.

The Pirates (3-8) got a pair of 3-pointers out of junior Evan Daugherty, who finished with a team-high 11 points.

Dawson Camden and Dylan Hawkinson added eight each for Perryville.

The Indians will travel to Valle Catholic today at 7:30 p.m.

Perryville will host North County Tuesday at 7 p.m.


Perryville - 11 7 9 6 - 33

St. Vincent - 17 19 22 6 - 64

Perryville (33) - Evan Daugherty 11, Dawson Camden 8, Dylan Hawkinson 8, Peyton Fritsche 2, Matthew Mueller 2, Ethan Blythe 1, Jacob Schmpert 1. FG 13, FTs 4-9, 3-pointers (Daugherty 2, Camden).

St. Vincent (64) - Garrett Dobbelare 21, Alex Brickhaus 13, Shawn Koishor 7, Charles Sauer 7, Ryan Mingione 6, Sean Harold 3, Philip Ernst 3, Luke Brickhaus 3, Colby Hager 1. FG 21, FTs 18-28, 3-pointers (Dobbelare 2, Brickhaus 2).

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