Tyler Hamm’s first-period pin helped the William Chrisman wrestling team hang on to fifth place in the Belton Hall of Fame Dual Tournament.
Hamm pinned Blue Springs South’s Jastin Robertson in 1 minute, 12 seconds in their 113-pound match to make a match-ending forfeit for the Jaguars meaningless in the Bears’ 33-30 win in the fifth-place match Friday.
David Toese (220) also recorded a pin and Dominic Toese (285) won a 7-2 decision over Noah Leonard to put Chrisman ahead 27-24 before Hamm sealed the win.
Jose Muravilla (126) started the match with a third-period pin and Coltyn Weston (145) took only 37 seconds to record a pin for Chrisman. A forfeit win for Will Fisher (195) also helped the Bears withstand three forfeit losses.
Wyatt Smith (138) and Will Caton (160) each registered first-period pins to lead Blue Springs South.
Chrisman lost its other four dual matches to fall to the fifth-place match, falling 36-21 to Belton, 42-30 to Grandview, 42-37 to Raymore-Peculiar and 42-29 to Omaha (Neb.) Bryan.
Dominic Toese (285) went 5-0 for the Bears, posting pins against Grandview and Omaha Bryan, a 6-0 decision against Belton and a forfeit against Ray-Pec. Hamm (113) and David Toese (220) also went 5-0 with two forfeit wins and two falls (one a 17-2 technical fall for Toese). Fisher also went 5-0 with a pin and four forfeit wins.
Blue Springs South lost 43-16 to Omaha Bryan, 36-34 to Plattsburg and 42-24 to Lee’s Summit before beating Ray-Pec 46-30.
Brady Childers (170) led the way for the Jaguars, going 5-0 with three pins, including a 17-second win against Omaha Bryan and a 46-second fall against Lee’s Summit. He also won a major decision against Plattsburg and a forfeit win against Chrisman.
Caton (160) and Smith (138) each went 4-1, with Smith posting wins by fall against Lee’s Summit and Ray-Pec. Braedon Burner (126), Carlos Velasquez (132), Levi Legate (145) and Dayton Parks (220) also won to help the Jaguars down Ray-Pec.
Lee’s Summit defeated Plattsburg in the championship match to claim the team title.