Winfield wrestlers compete at Union
On February 7, Winfield High School hosted John Burroughs and Missouri Military Academy for a Senior Night Triangular. The host Warriors defeated both squads, beating John Burroughs 47-24 and defeating MMA 54-30. Double winners on the night for the Warriors were Tyler Moon, Sam Miller, Kai Rogers, Patrick Pavia, Tommy Mathews, Jacob Sadler, Tayler Nicholson and Brandon Clark. Winning one night on the night were, Brendan Politte verses John Burroughs and Cody Thompson against MMA.
On Saturday, Feb. 8, Winfield traveled to Union to participate in the Union Wrestling tournament. The Warriors finished in third place, out of nine teams with 128.5 points. Winfield wrestled well on the day as eight of the nine entrants medaled in the top three for their weight class. The lone non-medalist, Tommy Mathews, finished fourth in the 152 pound weight class. Medalist for the Warriors were: First Place: Tyler Moon, 106 pounds, Kai Rogers, 113 pounds and Tayler Nicholson, 170 pound. Second Place: Brendan Politte, 126 pounds and Patrick Pavia, 138 pounds. Third Place: Sam Miller, 120 pounds, Cody Thompson, 195 pounds and Brandon Clark, 285 pounds.
Winfield was represented by these young men at Union.
Winfield (WINF) 54.0 Orchard Farm (ORFA) 12.0
Individually: 106: Tyler Moon, WINF, forf. 113: Sam Miller, WINF, forf. 120: Kai Rogers, WINF, forf. 126: double forfeit. 132: Andrew Fuqua, ORFA, forf. 138: Patrick Freeman-Pavia, WINF, forf. 145: Gage Parsons, WINF, forf. 152: Tommy Mathews, WINF, forf. 160: Fils Rosa, ORFA, pinned Logan Thomas, WINF, 0:27. 170: Tayler Nicholson, WINF, pinned Luke Prinster, ORFA, 1:47. 182: double forfeit. 195: Cody Thompson, WINF, pinned Josh Smith, ORFA, 3:38. 220: double forfeit. 285: Brandon Clark, WINF, forf.