Six of the eleven Vandals wrestlers competing in the Individual Sectionals have moved into the Semifinals after second round wins on Friday night while five others will have to go through wrestlebacks which will get underway at 9:00 this morning.
At 106 lbs, Jarek Wehrle picked up a first-round win by Major Decision over Parker Hopkins of Warrensburg Latham, and then beat Bailey Powell of Litchfield by Ultimate Tie Breaker in the fourth overtime period, 8-7, to move into the semifinals.
At 113 lbs, Dakota Gasaway lost in the first round to Eivory Shellman of St. Thomas More and will now have to take on Cody Cherry of Roxana in the first round of wrestlebacks.
At 120lbs, Matthew Hobler lost to Landon Hicks of Harrisburg by Major Decision and will now face Zach Hayes of Roxana in the wrestlebacks.
At 126 lbs, Tanner Swain had a first round BYE and beat Jordon Brewster of West Frankfort by Fall in 1:38 to move into the Semifinals.
At 132lbs, Zack Stephenson had a first round BYE and beat Peyton Holt of St. Joe Ogden by Fall in 3:34 to move into the Semifinals.
At 138 lbs, Jarrett Paslay had a first round BYE and beat Tristian Mick of Murphysboro by Fall in 3:50 to move into the Semifinals.
At 152 lbs, Bradyn Kaiser had a first round BYE and lost to Jack Spence of Monticello by Decision, 8-6, and will face Chris Shelby in the wrestle backs.
At 160 lbs, Dustin Lott lost to Jordan Haskins of Murphysboro by Decision, 12-8, and will face Jordan Koester in the wrestle backs.
At 182 lbs, Garret Stewart had a first round BYE and beat Rewn Stearns of Murphysboro by Fall in 3:59 and moves into the Semifinals. **STEWART’S WIN WAS HIS 100TH CAREER WIN**
At 220 lbs, Gavin Mouser beat Julian Harshbarger of Carterville by Decision, 4-1, and then lost to Cody Miller of Bismarck Henning. Mouser will face Andrew McElligott of Belleville Althoff in the wrestlebacks.
At 285 lbs, Anthony Enlow had a first round BYE and beat Andrew Maxwell of Warrensburg-Latham by Fall in 3:56 to move into the Semifinals.