The River Pilot Wrestling Team won first place in its own 2014 invitational tournament Saturday, Jan. 25, with 126 points, while Magnolia's team was the runner-up with Barnesville, Shenandoah, and Cameron unable to attend because of weather. Several area grapplers placed in their respective weight divisions:
106 Pound: Ben Pratt, TCHS, 3rd; 113 Pound: Riley Nice, MHS, 1st; 120 Pound: Chase Schultheis, RHS, 2nd; Tyler Johnson, TCHS, 3rd; 126 Pound: Clay Adams, MHS, 1st; Dakota Smith, RHS. 3rd; 132 Pound: Chase Cooper, TCHS, 2nd; Loren Thomas, RHS, 3rd; 138: Pound: Bailey Reusser, RHS, 2nd; Chase Street, MHS, 3rd and William Chapman, TCHS, 4th; 135 Pound: Tyler Knox, TCHS, 3rd; 152 Pound: Joe Kelly, MHS, 3rd; Harley Price, MHS, 4th;
160 Pound: Jordan Sapp, RHS, 1st; Paden McConaughey, MHS, 2nd; 170 Pound: Kole Smith, RHS, 1st; Joel Hatfield, MHS, 3rd; Luke Matusik, RHS, 4th; 182 Pound: Caleb Nice, MHS, 1st; Brandon Reusser, RHS, 2nd; and Dakota Dunn, RHS, 3rd;
A River Pilot Grappler gets the best of his opponent during wrestling action.
195 Pound: Brent Rosen, RHS, 2nd; Brian Wilson, MHS, 3rd; Brandon Keys, TCHS, 4th; 220 Pound: Collin Huffman, RHS, 2nd; 285 Pound: Austin Spencer, TCHS, 2nd.