The Staley wrestling team sent 12 competitors to state in Columbia from Feb. 15-17, 2018, and 6 ended up on the podium with 3 wrestling in finals and crowning one state champion. The Falcons finished 3rd as a team, only behind state champs Christian Brothers College and runner-up Park Hill.
Here are some individual highlights:
Khyler Brewer earns 2nd in Missouri at 113lbs.
Cade Coons 6th in Missouri at 120lbs.
Blake Berryman 2nd in STATE at 138lbs.
Rocky Elam is 3rd in Missouri at 170lbs. as a sophomore!
Hunter Pyle is 5th in Missouri at 182lbs.
Zach Elam is now a 3 time STATE CHAMPION, this time at 220 lbs.
Other Falcon state qualifiers were Brandon Borlinghaus (126), Anthony Benito (132), Lane Burch (145), Tyler Craig (152), Shannon Stewart (195), and Dan Mangold (285).