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Heading to the Mats


Basketball is not the only sport hitting the floors this winter. Additionally, high school wrestling will be begin and Webster County has some very talented athletes ready to hit the mats. The Marshfield Mail reached out to the both the Marshfield and Logan-Rogersville wrestling coaches to get a sneak peek before the season kicks off.

Speaking for the Marshfield Boys Wrestling is Coach Matt Holt, and Girls Wrestling is Coach Adam Wright.

What are your goals for the season?

Holt: Our goals for the season are to continue to be one of the best wrestling programs in Southwest Missouri but also have a 70% Win Percentage in Duals, At least 1 Tournament Championship, and Qualify 5 Boys for the State Tournament

Wright: We have several goals in mind. They include: having a team GPA average of 3.0, winning 75% of our last matches in tournaments, Having 20 girls on the active roster, Winning the Big 8 conference, Placing top 3 as a team in all tournaments we enter, and finally, Placing multiple girls at State.

What are you looking forward to during the season?

Holt: I am looking forward to seeing how fast our Junior class can mature as they move from JV to Varsity this season

Wright: I am most excited about watching the girls compete and grow and mature as both wrestlers and people.

Speaking for the Wildcats Boys’ and Girls' Wrestling is Coach Jason Carter

What are your goals for the season?

Carter: We want to get better with each passing day. Our ultimate goal is to get as many kids to the state tournament as possible.

What are you looking forward to during the season?

Carter: I look forward to spending time with the kids. They help me grow a lot as a person. I’m also looking forward to our tournaments and spending time with the kids at those tournaments.

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