Six different Republic wrestlers were on the medal stand at the end of their first tournament of the season in Bolivar Saturday. Jonathan O’Connell was the only Republic winner. He took first place in the 132-point weight class.
Reese Lawler, wrestling at 113 pounds, finished second. Michael Taylor, who moved up to 126 pounds this season after qualifying at a lighter weight last year, finished in third place. So did Seth Wild, who wrestled at 170 pounds.
Austin Moody was a third-place finisher at 220 pounds, and Tyler Dawson placed fourth at 285 pounds.