by: Scott McCaulley
The State Wrestling Championships are underway in Missouri while the Arkansas Championships begin today.
The Arkansas Championships are being held in Little Rock while the Missouri Championships are hosted by the University of Missouri in Columbia.
In the Missouri Championships, four Branson Wrestlers, Kyshin Isringhausen (113), Christian Cartright (126), Max Petruccelli (170), and Christian Berumen (220) all won their First Round Matches in the Class 3 Boys Competition while Erin Bohmont won her Opening Match in the Girls Competition at 142.
Among other area schools, Reeds Spring’s Chase Johnson lost both of his matches at 120 in Class 2 while Damien Pera of Hollister grabbed a win in his first match at 126.