Seneca dominates wrestling tournament on Feb. 9-10

Seneca dominated the two-day Class 1 District 2 Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9-10, earning 205.5 points to secure the championship ahead of Buffalo with 133 points. Seneca qualified 10 wrestlers for the state tournament with two district champions — Levi Connelly (106) and Dalton Hembree (138). Other wrestlers qualifying for state include: Cole…

Neosho snatches another wrestling title

Even with only eight state qualifiers, the Neosho High school wrestling team took the Class 3 District 3 title over the weekend with 213 points, easily outpacing second place Carthage with 157.5 points. Neosho had five district champions: Trenton Young (132), Drayke Perry (170), Joey Williams (182), Zane Persinger (220), and Adrian Hitchcock (285). Other state qualifiers…

Neosho steals the show at the 2018 Central Ozark Conference

Neosho played host to the 2018 Central Ozark Conference – Large wrestling championship Saturday, Jan. 27. The Neosho Wildcats walked away with the team title accumulating 253 points, significantly ahead of Ozark with 163.5 points and Carthage with 160 points. Neosho also had six conference champions: Cayden Auch (106), Trenton Young (132), Braxton Barnes (138),…

Local wrestling results

Seneca High School wrestlers earned seven medals to secure third place at the Branson Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 13. Seneca accumulated 242.5 points behind second place Bentonville with 250.5 points and first place Neosho with 319 points. Seneca wrestling results: Levi Connelly (106), second; Cole Whitehead (113), 10th; Grant Smith (120), 14th; Dalton Hembree (138), third; Zane Cotten (145),…