No. 5 in state duel rankings, Waynesville proved its dominance again Tuesday night in a 67-6 duel victory over Helias.
Aside from two losses by decision, the hometown Tigers pounced on Helias early and won 12 matches of the night's 14.
(106) Slater Schrimpf (Helias) def. Julian Burnham (Way) in 7-0 decision.
(113) Isiaha Johnson (Way) win by forfeit.
(120) Andrew Wallace (Way) win by forfeit.
(126) Lemuel Johnson (Way) win by forfeit.
(132) Justin Clarke (Way) def. Aaron Mankin (Helias) by pin fall at 1:57.
(138) Todd Magoon (Way) def. Ryan Mankin (Helias) in 18-6 major decision.
(145) Jaycie Rudd (Way) def. Austin Schneiders (Helias) by pin fall at 3:32.
(152) Matt Anderson (Helias) def. Neil Albrecht (Way) in 1-0 decision.
(160) Todd Angel (Way) def. Zak Stokes (Helias) in 6-2 decision.
(170) Teage Jones (Way) def. Clayton Rockers (Helias) by pin fall at 5:09.
(182) Brandon Fancher (Way) def. Nate Jones (Helias) by pin fall at 1:18.
(195) Corey Duncan (Way) def. Alex Schwinke (Helias) by pin fall at 2:54.
(220) Peter Gray (Way) def. Matt Peppard (Helias) by pin fal at :25.
(285) Jacob Semple (Way) win by forfeit.
In the season's final duel, Waynesville recognized its seven senior wrestlers – Andrew Wallace, Lemuel Johnson, Justin Clarke, Todd Magoon, Teage Jones, Peter Gray, and Ryan Gascon – and senior cheerleader Devin Lynn Hartness during the duel's intermission period.
Looking for its sixth consecutive Ozark Conference title, Waynesville will wrestle in the Ozark Conference Tournament on Saturday in Camdenton before preparing for the difficult district tournament.
*Notes: As an overall team, Waynesville is ranked No. 5 in Missouri and has five wrestlers individually ranked in the state: (Isaiha Johnson, No. 5 at 113; Andrew Wallace, No. 3 at 120; Lemuel Johnson, No. 2 at 126; Todd Magoon, No. 6 at 138; Jacob Semple, No. 1 at 285).