After a disappointing finish at the Park Hill Duals Tournament Saturday, Blue Springs South wrestling coach got what he was looking for Tuesday.
The Jaguars recorded four pins to down Lee’s Summit 51-24 in a Suburban Big Seven match.
Cody Kenig (138 pounds), Brady Childers (182), Peyton Valentine (195) and Noah Leonard (220) each record first-period pins to help spark the victory.
“Big improvement with how the kids came out tonight and what they did from the weekend,” Black said. “I was especially curious to see who would show up as we challenged them in practice on Monday after the weekend performance and the lackluster effort from the weekend. Still making mistakes that are costing us matches and we need to take care of that or it will be a long road ahead with this young team.”
Jastin Robertson (113), Logan Hecker (120) and Braedon Burner (132) each won decisions for the Jaguars.
Blue Springs South’s junior varsity also won 39-5.
BEARS FALL: William Chrisman faced some tough sledding in a three-team dual against Park Hill South and Raymore-Peculiar.
The Bears finished third, while the Panthers took first by defeated Chrisman and South.
Chrisman fell to Ray-Pec 55-23. For Chrisman Coltyn Weston (152) won by tech fall 18-2; Mason Walters (182) won by fall at 1:41, David Toese won by fall in 48 seconds and Kash Ocobock won by fall in 3:07.
Against the Panthers, the Bears lost 47-27. Jose Maravilla (132) won by a 3-2 decision; and Walters, Brock Edwards (220), Toese and Ocobock all won by forfeit.