The East Atchison and Rock Port High School Wrestling Teams joined 30 other squads to compete in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Friday and Saturday, January 8 and 9, 2021.

The girls’ tournament was held Friday, with one East Atchison wrestler competing. EA results include:

122B – Round 1 – Addison McGarry (Mid-Buchanan) over Brooklyn Wennihan (EA) (Dec. 5-2); Round 2 – Payton Weese (Marceline) over Brooklyn Wennihan (EA) (Fall 5:03); and Round 3 – Josie Briant (Lawson) over Brooklyn Wennihan (EA) (Fall 4:53)

The boys’ tournament was held Saturday. Both East Atchison and Rock Port wrestlers competed in the event. For EA, Aaron Schlueter placed 4th overall in the 185 pound weight class. For Rock Port, Caleb Lucas placed 3rd in the 113 pound weight class and Colten Stevens placed 3rd in the 182 pound weight class.

Individual statistics for the Wolves follow:

132 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Brendan Barton (Maysville) over Linkin Murry (EA) (Fall 1:54); Cons. Round 1 – Linkin Murry (EA) received a bye; Cons. Round 2 – Linkin Murry (EA) over Cayden Eckerson (South Harrison) (Dec 9-3); and Cons. Semis – Zach Pelletier (South Harrison) over Linkin Murry (EA) (Fall 4:59)

138 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Braiden Wennihan (EA) over Braden Wallace (Maryville) (Fall 2:52); Quarterfinals – Blaise Rastorfer (St. Michael the Archangel) over Braiden Wennihan (EA) (Fall 5:43); and Cons. Round 2 – Parker Chamberlin (South Harrison) over Braiden Wennihan (EA) (Fall 0:22)

145 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Sammie Litherbury (EA) over Chance Garber (Mid-Buchanan) (Fall 1:22); Quarterfinals – Caden Isreal (Maysville) over Sammie Litherbury (EA) (Fall 1:07); Cons. Round 2 – Sammie Litherbury (EA) received a bye; and Cons. Semis – Jacob Edmundson (St. Michael the Archangel) over Sammie Litherbury (EA) (TF 17-2 4:00)

152 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Jayson Baker (South Harrison) over Tanner Rollins (EA) (Fall 2:19); and Cons. Round 1 – Luke Mason (Maysville) over Tanner Rollins (EA) (Fall 1:42)

160 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Andrew Stone (Polo) over Connor Brown (EA) (Fall 0:33); and Cons. Round 1 – Jake Crowell (Platte County) over Connor Brown (EA) (Fall 1:08)

170 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Bo Graves (EA) over Benjamin Kneib (Lafayette St. Joseph) (Fall 1:39); Quarterfinals – Jake Cox (Bedford/Lenox) over Bo Graves (EA) (Fall 1:24); Cons. Round 2 – Bo Graves (EA) over Aden Hallquist (Mid-Buchanan) (Fall 1:16); and Cons. Semis – Caleb Zweerink (Central St. Joseph) over Bo Graves (EA) (Dec. 5-1)

195 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Aaron Schlueter (EA) over Wyatt Spencer (Platte County) (Fall 0:23); Quarterfinals – Aaron Schlueter (EA) over Lane Scott (West Platte) (Fall 1:06); Semifinals – Creed Webster (Mid-Buchanan) over Aaron Schlueter (EA) (MD 14-0); and 3rd Place Match – Keiren Watkins (Maryville) over Aaron Schlueter (EA) (Dec. 11-5)

220 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Jayden Umbarger (EA) over Hunter Brumley (Penney) (Fall 1:21); Quarterfinals – Lamar Henderson (West Platte) over Jayden Umbarger (EA) (MD 9-1); and Cons. Round 2 – Konnor Watkins (Maysville) over Jayden Umbarger (EA (Dec. 6-2)

285 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Grant Turnbull (EA) received a bye; Quarterfinals – Jarrett Eivins (South Harrison) over Grant Turnbull (EA) (Fall 0:27); Cons. Round 2 – Grant Turnbull (EA) received a bye; Cons. Semis – Dawson Miller (Penney) over Grant Turnbull (EA) (Fall 0:48); Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Donaldson (EA) received a bye; Quarterfinals – Cole Gripka (Maysville) over Tyler Donaldson (EA) (Fall 1:20); and Cons. Round 2 – Dawson Miller (Penney) over Tyler Donaldson (EA) (Fall 0:45).

Individual statistics for Rock Port wrestlers follow:

113 lbs. – Clancey Woodward (Mid-Buchanan) over Caleb Lucas (Rock Port) (TF 15-0 5:10); Round 1 – Caleb Lucas (Rock Port) over Tristan Flynn (Lafayette St. Joseph) (Fall 3:16); Round 2 – Caleb Lucas (Rock Port) over Johnathan Morrison (Penney) (Fall 3:24); Round 3 – Norman Schneider (Raytown South) over Caleb Lucas (Rock Port) (Dec. 9-3); and 3rd Place Match – Caleb Lucas (Rock Port) over David Maschger (St. Michael the Archangel) (SV-1 7-5)

152 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Ellis Edwards (St. Michael the Archangel) over Trulin Pankau (Rock Port) (Fall 3:34); Cons. Round 1 – Trulin Pankau (Rock Port) over Elijah Sutphin (Platte County) (Fall 0:34); and Cons. Round 2 – Aiden Krahn (Smithville) over Trulin Pankau (Rock Port) (Fall 1:11)

182 lbs. – Champ. Round 1 – Colten Stevens (Rock Port) over Zach Dye (Smithville) (Fall 1:32); Quarterfinals – Colten Stevens (Rock Port) over Logan Nible (South Harrison) (Fall 1:44); Semifinals – Jay Greiner (Lafayette St. Joseph) over Colten Stevens (Rock Port) (Dec. 13-6); and 3rd Place Match – Colten Stevens (Rock Port) over Jakson Wimberly (St. Michael the Archangel) (Dec. 5-4)

Caleb Lucas placed 3rd in the 113 lb. weight class in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021. (Tricia Stevens photo)

Colten Stevens placed 3rd in the 182 lb. weight class in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021. (Tricia Stevens photo)

Aaron Schlueter placed 4th in the 195 lb. weight class in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Trulin Pankau prepares to push his opponent to the floor in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021. (Tricia Stevens photo)

Tyler Donaldson wrestled in the 285 lb. weight class in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9. (Tim Turnbull photo)

Jayden Umbarger goes head-to-head with a Hornet in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Connor Brown wrestled in the 160 lb. weight class in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9. (Tim Turnbull photo)

Tanner Rollins pushes up from the mat during a match at the Mid-Buchanan Invitational. (Tim Turnbull photo)

Bo Graves grapples with an opponent in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Grant Turnbull faces off with a Hornet in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021. (Tim Turnbull photo)

Braiden Wennihan waits for the ref’s whistle during the Mid-Buchanan Invitational.

Sammie Litherbury takes his opponent to the mat in the 145 lb. weight class in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Linkin Murry works to roll over his opponent in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational.

Brooklyn Wennihan pins her opponent to the mat in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Friday, January 8. (Allen Wennihan photo)