The Hermans continue to rack up tournament titles for St. Clair boys wrestling.
Both Ryan Herman (182 pounds) and Aaron Herman (285 pounds) won their respective weight classes Friday and Saturday at the Kinloch Classic in Springfield.
St. Clair finished 13th in the team scores with 200.5 points. Jackson was the team champion with 535 points.
Raymore Peculiar (510 points), Bolivar (404), Helias (388.5) and Marshfield (373) all made the top five. Other team scores included Buffalo (339), Ozark (325), Logan-Rogersville (304), Rolla (282.5), Hickman (278.5), Rogers Heritage (Ark., 234), Warrensburg (220), Imperial Windsor (165), Republic (161), Fayetteville (Ark., 135), Kickapoo (131.5), Parkview (129.5), Glendale (120.5), Springfield Central (101.5), Hillcrest (80), McDonald County (80) and Hollister (46).
Ryan Herman won five matches by pin against John Hickman (Republic, 0:31), Ethan T’ia (Hickman, 2:16), Jake Carrow (Rogersville, 1:31), Gabriel Fletchall (Springfield Central, 0:52) and Clay Wilson (Marshfield, 5:54).
Wilson was Ryan Herman’s semifinal opponent.
In the quarterfinals, Ryan Herman defeated Cole Amelunke (Jackson) by a 5-2 decision.
Buffalo’s Floyd Miller lost a battle of the unbeatens to Ryan Herman by a 2-0 decision in the championship match. Ryan Herman improved to 21-0 on the season and Miller dropped to 23-1.
Aaron Herman cruised to the championship match at 285 pounds with wins by pin against Bryce Brannon (Bolivar, 0:25), Eli Steffen (Marshfield, 0:30), Braxton Green (Jackson, 1:00) and Levi Kenady (Buffalo, 2:46).
Aaron Herman won the championship match against Tanner Karnes (Warrensburg) by a 5-2 decision. It was Karnes’ first loss of the season, dropping his record to 5-1.
Dalton Thompson finished fourth for the Bulldogs at 132 pounds.
Thompson lost the third-place match to Evan Winder (Helias) in a 6-1 decision. Winder was also responsible for Thompson’s only other loss in the tournament, an 8-0 major decision in the quarterfinals.
Thompson won by pin against Anthony Aguirre (Jackson), Quinton Papa (Kickapoo, 0:24), and Clint Wigginton (Glendale, 5:53). He also defeated Michael Taylor (Republic) by a 3-1 decision and defeated Riley Hawk (Bolivar), 8-3 in the first sudden victory round.
Grant Bay (170 pounds) wreslted his way to fifth place in the tournament.
Bay won by pin against Clay Radmacher (Helias), Andrew Burgess (Warrensburg, 1:42), Colman Ebisch (Glendale, 0:17) and Wyatt Wilsey (Marshfield, 3:13) to reach the fifth-place match where he also pinned Sincere Hall-Osbourne (Hickman) in 17 seconds.
Collin Thacker (160 pounds) placed 14th and John Davenport Cortivo (138) and Seth Banks (145) both finished 18th.
Thacker secured one win by pin against Colby Allen (Ozark) in 4:07.
Davenport Cortivo pinned both Lucas Nave (Hillcrest, 2:44) and Lucas Bare (Hollister, 3:51).
Banks picked up one victory by medical forfeit against Springfield Central’s Akash Patel.