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Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:00 pm

Austin Repp and Jeff Miller, both juniors, earned all-state honors for Pacific Thursday through Saturday at the MSHSAA Wrestling Championships at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.

The Indians placed 14th in the Class 3 team standings with 41.5 points.

Repp won the 170-pound title with a 1-0 victory over Winnetonka’s Casey Bryan.

Repp (56-2) pinned his first three state foes, Chaminade’s Alec Chrismer in the first round in 1:21, Warrensburg’s Brett Marr in the quarterfinals in 1:31, and Farmington’s Garrison Jones in the semifinals in 2:25.

“It feels good to get where I finally am and where I’ve always wanted to be,” Repp said. “I’ve worked hard to get here.”

Repp, a three-time state qualifier, won his second state medal after placing third at 145 pounds last year.

“Austin really took his wrestling up a notch this season,” said Pacific Head Coach Rob Schimsa. “He worked harder in the room. He’s just very solid.”

Miller (48-9) finished in fifth place at 132 pounds to earn his second career medal in three trips to state. He also won a fifth-place medal last season.

Miller posted a 3-2 tournament record. He opened with an 8-7 win over Belton’s Clay Stine and followed that with a 14-4 major decision over McDonald County’s Josh Kinser in the quarterfinals.

In the semifinals, Miller was pinned by eventual and three-time state champion Nate Rodriguez of Neosho. He then lost to Carthage’s Seth Logan in the consolation semifinals.

Miller won the fifth-place match 10-3 over De Soto’s Aaron Minx, who he lost to in the district tournament.

“It was a good tournament. I wish I would have wrestled better in the wrestlebacks to get higher on the medal stand. I wrestled good in the fifth-place match. He beat me at districts 6-5, so I’m glad I got this one,” Miller said. “It was a good season. I hope to wrestle more this offseason and get better. I’m hoping to go up some weight classes, but we’ll see.”

Schimsa was pleased with Miller’s performance.

“Jeff wrestled a good revenge match for fifth place against Minx after losing to him at districts. He just wrestled his match,” Schimsa said. “I thought Jeff would finish in the top four, but he had a good season and a good tournament. I look for bigger things from him next year.”

Four other Indians competed at the state tournament.

Freshman Josh Franek (106) won his opening match by technical fall 16-0 over Staley’s Seth Otis.

Franek (47-7) then lost in the quarterfinals 5-2 to Ft. Zumwalt North’s Shaun Beeman and was eliminated in the wrestlebacks with an 11-7 loss to Ft. Zumwalt South’s Hunter Brazil.

“Josh wrestled in a tough weight class. He had a decent quarterfinal match and probably dwelled on it too much in the wrestlebacks,” Schimsa said. “Josh is a freshman who has a great future.”

Sophomore Joe Rind (120) was 0-2 in the event to end the season with a 39-17 record. He lost by technical fall 18-3 to Neosho’s River Buttram followed with an 11-5 loss to Ft. Zumwalt North’s Trenton Jaco in the wrestlebacks.

“Joe lost to a kid in the wrestlebacks who he probably should have beaten,” Schimsa said. “Joe is a solid wrestler who just had a bit of a hard time adjusting to wrestling at 120 pounds. He’ll get better.”

Senior Joon Kim (145) was 0-2 in the tourney to end with a 22-28 record. He was pinned by Neosho’s Kyle Hostetter in 1:49 and Warrensburg’s James Culp in 1:33.

“Joon is a third-year wrestler who never wrestled before that,” Schimsa said. “He was 1-14 last year, so he made huge improvements this year.”

Sophomore Dalton Voyles (152) was 0-2 at the event to end with a 35-17 record. He lost a 12-1 major decision to Staley’s Jayden Bears and followed with a 5-3 overtime loss to Willard’s Thomas Massengale.

“Dalton had a tough draw. He lost to a kid in the first round who ended up taking second place. Then he lost a heartbreaker in the wrestlebacks,” Schimsa said. “Dalton is a sophomore who has a great future ahead of him.”

Schimsa is optimistic about next year’s team.

“Five of our six state qualifers are coming back next year. We have some promising younger wrestlers in the program,” Schimsa said. “Hopefully we’ll be better in our heavier classes. I can see Dalton moving up to 170 or 182 and Austin at 170 or 182. I think we’ll be sitting pretty good. There’s a good shot for a top 10 state finish.”

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Area Scoreboard

Football

Friday, Sept. 19

*Ft. Zumwalt S 56, Washington 7

Borgia 42, Cardinal Ritter 6

*Union 55, St. Clair 35

*Sullivan 27, Pacific 10

Owensville 19, Hermann 16

St. James 28, Ash Grove 7

Brentwood 41, Cuba 24

*St. Charles West 49, Warrenton 7

South Callaway 55, Wright City 6

Friday, Sept. 12

*Ft. Zumwalt North 49, Washington 0

*Borgia 35, St. Dominic 0

*Union 27, Pacific 19

*Sullivan 47, St. Clair 21

Hermann 65, Wentzville Liberty 7

*Owensville 29, St. James 28 (OT)

Cuba 22, Windsor 6

*Warrenton 14, St. Charles 6

*Bowling Green 55, Wright City 0

Friday, Sept. 5

Warrenton 14, Washington 6

Borgia 13, Maplewood-Richmond Heights 0 (forfeit)

*Union 32, Sullivan 19

*Pacific 20, St. Clair 18

*Hermann 52, St. James 20

Owensville 35, Cuba 8

*Wright City 36, Montgomery Co. 0

Friday, Aug. 29

Sullivan 30, Washington 8

Borgia 56, Union 13

Ozark 41, St. Clair 0

Potosi 34, Pacific 13

Hermann 54, Cuba 12

Blair Oaks 42, Owensville 0

St. James 36, Houston 18

Warrenton 28, Troy 0

Orchard Farm 36, Wright City 18

Friday, Aug. 22

Washington 26, St. Clair 21

Borgia 48, Owensville 12

Parkway West 49, Union 39

Pacific 28, De Soto 20

Park Hills Central 34, Sullivan 27

St. James 12, Cuba 6

Hermann 61, Montgomery Co 12

Warrenton 26, St. Dominic 23

Trinity 28, Wright City 24

Softball

Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Borgia at Notre Dame    4:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt N    4:30 p.m.

*Union at Owensville    4:30 p.m.

*Pacific at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*St. James at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Hermann at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Washington at Warrenton    4:30 p.m.

Sullivan at Northwest    4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Dominic at Borgia    3:45 p.m.

*Union at Hermann    4:30 p.m.

*St. Clair at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*St. James at Pacific    4:30 p.m.

*Owensville at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 19

Union at Ft. Zumwalt N Tny    TBA

South Callaway at New Haven    5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Union at Ft. Zumwalt N Tny    TBA

St. James Tny    TBA

Monday, Sept. 22

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt S    4:30 p.m.

Union at North County    4:30 p.m.

Warrenton at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

Principia at Sullivan    4:30 p.m.

Hermann at Cuba    4:30 p.m.

Owensville at Cuba    4:30 p.m.

St. James at Bourbon    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

*Borgia at Duchesne    4:30 p.m.

*Holt at Washington    4:30 p.m.

*Pacific at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Owensville at New Haven    4:30 p.m.

*Hermann at St. James    4:30 p.m.

Volleyball

Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Sullivan at St. Clair    4:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt E    5 p.m.

*New Haven at Union    5:30 p.m.

*Pacific at Hermann    5:30 p.m.

*Owensville at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Washington at Duchesne    5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Clair at Owensville    5 p.m.

*Union at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

*Hermann at New Haven    5:30 p.m.

*St. James at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

O’Fallon Christian at Borgia    6:30 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

Friday, Sept. 19

Eagle Ridge at Crosspoint    5:15 p.m.

Providence at Crosspoint    7:15 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

Saturday, Sept. 20

New Haven Round Robin    9 a.m.

ECC at Wentworth    1 p.m.

ECC vs. Graceland JV (Wentworth)    3 p.m.

Washington at Gateway Match Up    TBA

St. Clair at Seckman Tny    TBA

Monday, Sept. 22

St. Clair at Salem    5 p.m.

Bourbon at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

Dixon at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Hermann Tournament    TBA

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Cuba at St. James    5:30 p.m.

Crosspoint at Bethel    5:30 p.m.

Crosspoint vs. Thomas Jefferson    6:30 p.m.

Hermann Tournament    TBA

Boys Soccer

Tuesday, Sept. 16

Crosspoint at Fulton St. Albans    4:30 p.m.

Tolton Catholic at Borgia    5:30 p.m.

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt E    6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

*St. Louis at ECC    4:30 p.m.

Union at Affton    5 p.m.

St. Clair at De Soto    5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

*St. Clair at St. James    5 p.m.

Dixon at Sullivan    5 p.m.

Borgia at Trinity    6:15 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 19

Eagle Ridge at Crosspoint    4:30 p.m.

Tolton at Fulton SA    5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

*Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    10 a.m.

Crowder at ECC    2 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 22

Hillsboro at Union    5 p.m.

CYC Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Sept. 23

*Fulton SA at Thomas Jefferson    4:30 p.m.

North County at Union    5 p.m.

*St. James at Pacific    5 p.m.

*Borgia at St. Dominic    6:15 p.m.

CYC Tny    TBA

Cross Country

Thursday, Sept. 18

St. Clair at Lutheran North    4 p.m.

New Haven, St. James at Steelville Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Festus Inv.    9 a.m.

Hermann at Fulton Inv    9 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Washington at Rolla Inv    4 p.m.

Union, Owensville, St. James at Belle Inv    4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Hancock Inv    8:30 a.m.

Pacific at Viburnum Inv    10:30 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 29

St. Clair at Elsberry Inv    4 p.m.

St. James at Dixon    4 p.m.

Girls Golf

Tuesday, Sept. 16

*Borgia at St. Dominic    3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Duchesne at Borgia    3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 18

Ft. Zumwalt S at Washington    3:30 p.m.

Borgia at AAA Meet, Lutheran SC    TBA

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Washington at GAC Central Meet    TBA

Thursday, Sept. 25

*Duchesne at Borgia    3:30 p.m.

Boys Swimming

Saturday, Sept. 20

Borgia at Ft. Zumwalt W    8:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 29

Washington at Ft. Zumwalt South    3:30 p.m.

*Conference Games

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