Christian County took third place at the Caldwell County Armstrong Classic Saturday, finishing behind Ravenwood, Tenn. and Ohio County.
Kory Polley won the 135-pound division, while J.J. Killebrew was second at the 112-pound class. Zeb White was second in the 215-pound class. Jeremy Burnham, pictured above (119), Marlon Pate (189), and Steven Stapp (285) took third place. Seventh grader Froilan Agulto finished fourth in the 103-pound class.
"It wasn't a bad showing, but we were hoping for more," said CCHS head coach Robert Burnham. "I was really pleased with (7th grader) Froilan Agulto, who stepped into the 103 position and placed 4th. Not bad for his first ever Varsity tournament."
Trigg County competed at the tournament, with Jeremiah Kline finishing second in the 103-pound class.
Daniel Ingram (125) and Jayson Faison took seventh, and Ryan Gallogly (130) and Devin Hammond (135) both finished in eighth place.
"Jeremiah got our Wrestler of the Week award voted on by the coaches. This was his first loss at the high school level," said head coach Ralph Stevens. "I'm proud of our guys, and we got to see some teams we haven't seen this year. We're just looking to improve as the season goes on."
Meanwhile, University Heights competed in the Cape Girardeau Tiger Classic and had four wrestlers medal.
Wade Willen advanced to the finals where he lost his first match of the season to a Missouri wrestler. Willen is now 17-1 on the season.
Daniel Urban took second place in the 152-pound class and stands at 14-3 on the season.
Taylor Saturday (15-3) finished in fifth place, and Cameron Montgomery (14-5) also finished in fifth place.
"This tournament was tougher than any tournament in Kentucky, and I hope the guys will learn from the tough competition," said UHA head coach Doug Willen." I am very proud that our small squad was able to place four wrestlers in this event, which was packed with ranked wrestlers and numerous high school all-americans. Even though we took some losses I am hoping this will make us better by the time the state tournament comes around."