Boys Varsity Wrestling, Coed Varsity Wrestling · Falcon Grapplers Tap-Out Bears and Pats, Fall to Fort


The Falcon Wrestling team traveled to Fort Osage with high hopes of winning this year’s City Championship.  The team started well with a close 45-36 victory over Chrisman.  The next round match pitted the top two teams, Van Horn and Fort Osage.  Fort Osage scored a convincing 24-56 win.  The Falcon line-up was missing several key wrestlers as Fort won the dual.  The Falcon grapplers dealt with their disappointment by dominating Truman, 55-27.  The Falcon wrestlers improve to 4-2 after their victories.  The Falcons return to action after the break when they wrestle in the Excelsior Springs Tournament, on January 6th.

Key Athletes:

  • Marcos Murphy (Sr.), 19-2,  pinned all three opponents
  • Kenny Maluia (Sr.), 17-4, went 3-0 with 2 pins
  • Preston Murphy (Sr.), 16-4, went 2-1 with 2 pins
  • Payton Moses (Jr.), 16-6, went 3-0 with 2 pins

BY PERRY GREEN