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French and Bennett Fall in Wrestlebacks

The two remaining Festus varsity wrestlers still alive at the state wrestling meet in Columbia on Friday, saw their seasons come to a close. Dillon French (11)  lost to Jackson Shea of Battle in the 106 pound weight class.  Meanwhile, Cole Bennett (12) lost to Caleb Knobel of Fort Zumwalt South in the 152 pound

Festus Wrestlers Battle on First Day of State Meet

Four Festus wrestlers took part in Thursday’s opening day of competition at the Missouri State Wrestling Meet in Columbia. Dillon French (11) went 1-1 in the 106 pound weight class on Thursday.  He lost his opening match to Ethan Moses of Van Horn, but rebounded to defeat Payton Irvin of St. Charles.  He pinned Irvin

Four Tigers Qualify for State as Festus Wrestling Finishes Sixth at Districts

The Festus wrestling program will be represented by four athletes at the state wrestling tournament after this past weekend’s district tournament at Farmington High School.  The Tigers finished sixth as a team, accumulating 93 points.  Pacific won the team competition with 191 points. Eight Tigers scored points for the team, led by Dillon French (11). 

One More District Wrestling Tournament Change

In an effort to complete tonight’s rounds at Farmington High School as early as possible, wrestling will begin at 5:30 p.m. instead of 6:00 p.m.  Weigh-ins remain at 4:00 p.m.

Updated District Wrestling Information

Due to the forecasted winter weather for some areas on Saturday afternoon, officials at Farmington High School have made an adjustment to the district wrestling schedule for this weekend.  All start times will remain the same, however, on Friday night there will be an extra round (2nd Round Wrestlebacks).  This will allow the tournament to be finished earlier in the day on Saturday and

FHS Wrestling Takes First Place at University City Lions Classic

The Festus varsity wrestling team took first place in the gold pool of the University City Lions Classic on Saturday.  The Tigers were a perfect 5-0 in duals. Ironically, the first dual of the day was against the Festus JV squad.  The varsity won 69-0 with four wrestlers winning matches.  Cole Bennett (12) won by

FHS Wrestling Splits a Pair of Duals at Potosi on Tuesday

The Festus varsity wrestling squad competed in a tri-dual meet at Potosi on Tuesday.  The Tigers fell to North County 53-25, but rebounded to take a 52-22 decision over Potosi. Against North County, five Festus wrestlers were victorious.  Dillon French (11) won by decision (11-9) at 106.  Andrew Nahlik (9) won by fall (3:57) at

FHS Wrestling Goes 0-2 at Tri-Duals at Hillsboro

The Festus varsity wrestling team lost two duals at the Hillsboro Tri-Duals on Tuesday.  The Tigers dropped a 44-33 decision to Hillsboro, and also fell 60-20 to DeSoto. Against Hillsboro, Festus got victories from Dillon French (11) at 106 (Fall 2:43), Zack Naucke (9) at 113 (forfeit), Dawson Bruno (11) at 138 (Fall 1:27), Cole

Tuesday’s Wrestling Tri-Meet at Hillsboro to be Broadcast by Prepcasts

The Festus Tigers wrestling team will be featured in a Prepcasts broadcast on Tuesday.  The Tigers will be taking on Hillsboro and DeSoto beginning at 5 p.m.  Fans can access the broadcast at this link:  http://www.prepcasts.com/event/wres-festus-desoto-hillsboro-1-9-18/?instance_id=7672