Class 4 Boys Recap: Liberty wins 4th straight team title

The goal for Liberty is simple every year – go out and dominate.

That’s exactly what the Blue Jays did in the Class 4 Missouri State High School Wrestling Championships Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. 

They won their fourth consecutive state championship with a gaudy 218 point total as Liberty absolutely blew away the competition. The separation between Liberty and other teams was massive. The second-place team, Francis Howell Central, only had 90.5 points. Staley was third with 88 and Lafayette Wildwood and Ozark tied for fourth with 81 points each. 

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“It’s awesome to be a part of this,” Liberty junior Gavin Linsman said. “We are like a family and we are always hanging out and building that team spirit. If one of us falls, we all feel it. When one os us wins, we all are right there.”

The top four teams in each class earned a state plaque and the top six wrestlers in each weight class received a medal….

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Written by Michael Smith

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