OTHS Wrestlers close out regular season with strong performances

O’Fallon High School had some impressive wrestling over the weekend.  

O’Fallon High School’s Varsity Wrestling placed 24th out of 40 teams in the Kyle Thrasher Tournament at Francis Howell High School in Saint Charles, MO.

Varsity wrestlers competing were (name/weight):

• Kostedt, Austin 113

• Schantz, Ashton 120

• Thomas, Gabe 126

• Neuwirth, Kaleb 132

• Ford, Abe 138

• Fulton, Alex 145

• Ross, Damian 170

• Vasquez, Nathan 182

• Thompson, Terry 220

Seniors Alex Fulton and Nathan Vasquez earned medals for the Panthers. Fulton finished in fifth place in the 145 pound division out of 29 wrestlers. Vasquez, at 182 pounds, was seventh out of 23. 

O’Fallon High School’s  Junior Varsity Wrestling placed third at the Junior Varsity Southwestern Conference Tournament. O’Fallon won against Bellevile East 42 to 33, Belleville West B team 72 to 18, and Belleville West 42 to 29, while losing to Edwardsville 13 to 57.

Junior Varsity wrestlers competing were (Name/ record):

• Steven Mylo 4-0

• Eli Roberts 4-0

• Aiden Schultz 1-3

• Luke Schultz 3-1

• Donnie Schexneyder 2-1 

• Wyatt Robinson 2-2

• Jaden Randbuager 4-0

• Garret Spellman 1-3

• Sean Fricke 2-2

• Isiah Willman 3-1

• Moises Navaro 2-2

• Matt Fritz 1-3

• Jack Eberhart 1-3

• Matt Robinson 1-0 in exhibition

• Jonathan Hileman 1-0 in exhibition

O’Fallon has concluded its regular season and enters Regional action next Saturday at Granite City.