wanted its trophy back, and, as a team, from
to bottom, the Golden Wave simply went out and
Grundy wrestlers won individual titles and 13 of
wrestlers placed as the Wave shot past defending
Franklin County to win at the 28th annual Agie
Memorial wrestling tournament over the weekend
Riverview Elementary-Middle School.
Golden Wave topped Franklin County, 303-228.5, for
team title, and a mix of youngsters and veterans
freshmen, Sean Vandyke (103 pounds) and Jeremy
(112), a sophomore, Ethan Owens (130), and two
Josh McCowan (160) and Josh Lee (189), won
for Grundy, which sent nine wrestlers to the
including eight A-teamers and one "C" teamer.
wrestlers reached the championship semifinals
ten finished in the top three in their weight
Anderson (119), Cody Rife (125) and Jon Dotson
reached the finals for the Golden Wave. Dakota
wrestled for the Wave C-team, and lost to Hurley
the 112-pound finals. Kaleb Smith (145), and
Owens (171) each placed third, as did B-teamer
McClanahan (160). Other Grundy place-winners
Brandon Hankins (5th at 140), Morgan Owens (6th
215) and Alex Edwards (8th at 285). Smith, Hankins
Demarco Owens made it to Saturday morning's
thought we wrestled pretty well in a pretty good
Grundy coach Travis Fiser said. "There
a lot of good teams that had several good
number of Golden Wave wrestlers dominated their
weight class, including Vandyke, Hurley,
their first Agie Skeens tournament, Sean Vandyke
the 103-pound weight class and Jeremy Hurley
at 112 pounds.
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