Carthage Wrestlers Celebrate End of the Year Banquet

Senior Wrestlers pose with coaching staff: Front row - Clint Spencer, Byron Lopez, Christian Brown, Eli Sneed, Cody Reeves, Grant Lasley, Nate Kelly. Back row - Walter Reyes-Mojica, Kenny Brown, Brett Rockers, Braxdon Tate, Kanen Vogt, John Petticrew, Kellen Bounous. Crystal Brown / CNO

CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage Wrestling team officially closed their season with their annual awards banquet last Thursday, recognizing the accomplishments of its team members.  In addition, the coaching staff acknowledged the families, parents, bus drivers, trainers and the contributed to the Tigers’ successful season.

Individual awards were given to Grey Petticrew, Most Improved Varsity Wrestler; Christian Brown, Varsity Rookie of the Year; Trey Nye, JV Wrestler of the Year; Eli Sneed, Varsity Hustle Award and Davion King, Varsity Wrestler of the Year.

Head Coach Kenny Brown listed the team’s accomplishments for the year:

·      4th @ Farmington Duals


·      5th @ Harrisonville Tournament

·      4th @ Carthage Duals

·      Beating Neosho for the first time in 15 years

·      3rd @ Platte County Tournament

·      5th @ COC Tournament

·      1st @ JV COC

·      4th @ Districts

·      17th @ State

·      8-2 Dual Record

The following junior varsity wrestlers were recognized this year:

Matthew Bysor, Landyn Collins, Bryce Guzman, Wyatt Hole, Emerson Ixcol, Jamison Moser, Aydan Nye, Tanner Putt, Abdias Rabanales, David Recinos, Corey Breese, Jesua Coquij, Indiana Gray, Malachi Housh, Alexander Salas-Marquez, Alberto Sales, Antoni Sales, Esvin Gonzalez, Santos Guzman Gomez, Trey Nye

Wrestlers earning their varsity letter:

Dylan Huntley—(17-6)V

1st in Tech Falls(4)

3rd in Reversals(13)Tied

1st in Nearfalls(36)

Bradyn Tate—(31-12)V

2nd in Takedowns(74)

Kip Castor—(23-13)V

1st in Reversals(20)

Davion King—(38-5)V—2nd in State, Academic All-State, 2 Time District Champion

1st in Team Points(277)

1st in Wins

1st in Falls(27)

1st in Takedowns(80)

2nd in Nearfalls(29)

27th on All-Time Wins List(108)

Individual Weight Class Awards(160)

Most Team Points— surpassing Kelten Campbell((’20)—275

Gabe Lambeth—(11-12)V, (8-0)JV

3rd in Escapes(21)

Grey Petticrew—(25-10)V, (1-0)JV

3rd in Falls(21)

1st in Escapes(33)


Christian Brown—(18-14)V (1-1)JV, (20-14)V (42-14)JV Career

3rd in Reversals(13)Tied

Grant Lasley—(15-1)JV, (34-11)JV Career

Byron Lopez—(9-10)V (10-1)JV, (9-10)V (51-23)JV Career

1st in Penalty Points Earned(8)

Cody Reeves—(0-1)V (13-2)JV, (2-2)V (39-17)JV Career

Walter Reyes-Mojica—(10-8)JV, (18-32)JV Career

Brett Rockers—(15-10)V, (43-27)V 26-6)JV Career—61% Winning Percentage— 95th on Career Winning Records List

Eli Sneed—(35-7), (91-43)V (15-3)JV Career—68% Winning Percentage—2 Time Conference Champion – 66th on Career Winning Records List

2nd in Team Points(244.5)

2nd in Wins

2nd in Falls(24)

3rd in Takedowns(64)

2nd in Reversals(19)

3rd in Nearfalls(26)

Braxdon Tate—(32-8)V, (107-42)V (7-0)JV Career—72% Winning Percentage – 46th on Career Winning Records List

3rd in Team Points(220.5)

3rd in Wins

2nd in Escapes(24)

1st in Forfeits(5)

30th on All-Time Wins List

Kanen Vogt—(54-39)V (15-1)JV Career

Each senior was presented with a varsity letter or pin, a scrapbook, personalized letter from their coach and a Carthage Wrestling Alumni t-shirt.

Individual Award Winners: Grey Petticrew, Most Improved Varsity Wrestler; Christian Brown, Varsity Rookie of the Year; Davion King, Varsity Wrestler of the Year; Trey Nye, JV Wrestler of the Year; Eli Sneed, Varsity Hustle Award. Crystal Brown / CNO