Mexico Youth Wrestlers Shine at State Wrestling Tournament

Three area athletes earned some hardware in the USA Wrestling Youth State Tournament at the Hyvee Arena in Kansas City last weekend.

Grant Van Horn placed 3rd in the 14 & Under 125-pound class.

He is the son of Shannon and Tina Van Horn and is an 8th grader at Mexico Middle School.

Trevor Cole placed 3rd in the 10 & Under 55-pound class.

He is the son of Darryl and Holly Cole and is a 5th grader at Hawthorne Elementary School.

Matty Tolbert placed 2nd in the 14 & Under 190-pound class.

She is the daughter of Mike and Kayla Pfeifer and Ryan Tolbert and is in the 8th grade at Mexico Middle School.

Cole trains with Eierman Elite Wrestling in Millersburg.

VanHorn and Tolbert were members of the MMS wrestling team and also train with BullTrained Wrestling in Centralia.