The Monett Cubs, ranked #1 in Class 2, will hold their annual tournament this weekend. It traditionally hosts some of the top class 2 and 3 teams from around the state as well as adding tough teams from Arkansas and Oklahoma.
The tournament will feature nine kids ranked at the top of their respective weight classes, as well as, several ranked kids at nearly every weight.
Also, there are at least 5 ranked women wrestlers on teams, it will be great if they are featured on their team’s tournament rosters. Monett will be the team favorites with 6 ranked athletes and two #1’s.
At 106lbs, the favorite will be #2 Kyler Carter of Webb City followed closely by #3 Christian Finley of Willard. #3 Granite Cunningham of Bolivar will be vying for the gold medal, as well as, #6 Kaden Scarborough of Oak Grove.
113lbs will feature ranked wrestlers from Rogersville in #4 Preston Sleeth and Michael Finley of Willard who is ranked #5. Freshman Canyon Cunningham from Bolivar is an honorable mention, who will be looking to knock off a ranked wrestler to breaking into the rankings himself. Also, watch out for Isaiah Simmons from Eldon, he is a state medalist from last year and currently 7-1.