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Saturday, February 19, 2022
Faith James battles in her fifth-place match at state Saturday. Kyle Troutman/


Faith James was pinned by Amitira McNack in 1:15 in her consolation semifinal. In the fifth-place match, James lost a 10-2 decision to Janiah Jones, of Parkway South. She finishes with a sixth-place medal.

Annie Moore faces Parkhill's Angelina Vargas in the 115-pound championship. Those matches begin at 4:30 p.m.

Akhilleus Arguelles won an 18-3 technical fall in his fifth-place match on Saturday. Kyle Troutman/


Akhilleus Arguelles lost a 12-5 decision to St. Genevieve's Gavin Gross in the consolation semifinals. He rebounded with an 18-3 technical fall over Logan-Rogersville’s Jacob Foster, earning him a fifth-place medal.

Jake Anthonysz lost a 5-1 decision to St. Clair's Cameron Simcox in the consolation semifinals. He also rebounded in the fifth-place match, defeating Sullivan's Ty Shetley in a tiebreaker, 3-2, where he held Sheltey down for the final 30 seconds to secure the win.

Jake Anthonysz held on to pick up a fifth-place finish at state Saturday. Kyle Troutman/
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