The Trenton High School wrestling team finished in 23rd place in the Class 1 state wrestling tournament Saturday in Columbia. Junior Mason Mounce, at 170 pounds, was Trenton's only medalist with a third place finish.
Trenton Head Coach Charlie Bacon reviews the Bulldog performance over the three days at state (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday):
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Blair Oaks, Oak Grove, Neosho, and Park Hill claimed the TEAM championships on Saturday night at Mizzou Arena. Blair Oaks edged Whitfield by 2 1/2 points to capture the Class 1 title. Blair Oaks had 98 points, Whitfield 95 1/2, third place Lawson 86, and fourth place Marceline 84 1/2 points. Brookfield was ninth with 64 points, Maysville tenth with 61 1/2, South Harrison 14th with 47 1/2, Gallatin 15th with 47, Albany 22nd with 32 1/2, and Trenton 23rd with 30 points. Trenton had one medalist, Mason Mounce in third place at 170 pounds.
Checking Class 1 state medalists from our area:
At 106 pounds, Dylan Wheeler of Marceline was state champion with Cody Graven of Mayville fifth
At 113 pounds, Kaleb Popplewell of Maysville was first, beating Dalton Fisher of Marceline in the final, 4-2.
At 120, Wyatt Bird of Gallatin was fourth
At 132, Cody Niemeyer of Brookfield was second and Trenton Stoll of Stanberry sixth
At 138, Logan Coleman of Albany was second, Andrew Edgar of Marceline fourth, and Mason Doll of South Harrison fifth.
At 152, Joshua Frank of Carrollton was second and Nate Florine of Marceline fourth.
At 160 pounds, South Harrison's Austin Ward was third
At 170 pounds, Mason Mounce of Trenton was third and Jack Hicks of Polo sixth.
At 182, JJ Abongo of Brookfield was second, Michael Stanley of Gallatin fourth, Kasey McFall of South Harrison fifth, and Duncan Payne of Albany sixth.
At 195, Josh Riggs of Maysville was second and Ethan Crowe of Southwest Livingston fourth.
At 220 pounds, Josh Riggs of Maysville was second, Wiley Martin of Polo fourth, and Jesse Bundy of Gallatin fifth.
Medalists from this area, from Class 2, were:
At 113 pounds, Justin Gans of Cameron at fifth
At 126, Trevor Burkhart of Cameron fourth
At 132, Aaron Baker of Chillicothe was sixth
At 145, Kyle Anderson of Cameron was sixth
At 152, Nathan Neal from Cameron was third
At 160 pounds, Marshall Coleson of Cameron was second.
Oak Grove won the Class 2 state title with 163 points. Smithville was second with 140 1/2, Kirksville third with 117, Cameron sixth with 86, and Chillicothe 30th with nine points.
Neosho ran away with the Class 3 state title, rolling up 218 points. Second place Staley had 160 1/2. Kearney was third with 138.
Park Hill is the Class 4 winner with 132 points. Rock Bridge was second with 126.