Corbin Massey, Maddox Wilkins, Phillip George, and Keaton Overcast compete at Mizzou Arena beginning Friday evening.

Republic Wrestlers Open State Competition

Republic’s four state qualifiers will begin competition Friday evening at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. The Class 4 tournament begins around 6:00 pm. Winners of the first round will compete in quarterfinals tonight. First-round losers will drop into wrestlebacks and wrestle twice more this evening to stay alive for Saturday’s competition.

Class 4 competition will resume Saturday afternoon.


Corbin Massey (40-10) vs. Vincent Castille, Francis Howell (17-17)


Phillip George (39-11) vs Wyatt Maxville, Kirksville (29-13)


Keaton Overcast (43-6) vs Kade King, Jackson (36-12)


Maddox Wilkins (45-5) vs Hayden Devilder, Francis Howell (28-11)


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