Four MRH wrestlers advance at state

After day one at the state wrestling tournament in Columbia, MO, Maplewood Richmond Heights is tied for 13th place in the Class 1 tournament. Whitfield leads with 38.5.

Of the five wrestlers MRH sent to the state meet four have advanced to the second day. Brentwood qualified six wrestlers for the state meet — none advanced to day two. The state finals are on Saturday.

Advancing to day two for MRH are: Ron Stewart (113, win by fall in 2:43), Kar’Mel Brewer (120, win 6-0), Romelle Person (126, win by technical fall, 16-0) and Treyvon Williams (132, win by fall in 3:14).

Person is a defending state champion. Stewart took second to Whitfield’s Mike McAteer last year at 106.

Update: Person reported on Facebook that he defeated the second seeded wrestler 10-2 on Friday – semi-finals next.

See also: Brentwood 3rd, MRH 4th in wrestling district meet

Follow results of the meet on the MSHSAA website.

Also, Thursday night was senior night for MRH basketball and cheerleading.

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