Seventeen Pittsburg Wrestling Club members participated in the Diamond Novice Tournament last Saturday and all 17 wrestlers received medals (seven first, three second, three third and four fourth place finishes).

Seventeen Pittsburg Wrestling Club members participated in the Diamond Novice Tournament last Saturday and all 17 wrestlers received medals (seven first, three second, three third and four fourth place finishes).

Gabe Beaman, Matthew Smith, Cade McConnell, Cole Jameson and Colin O’Brien took home first-place medals.

Evan Shelkey, Kaleb Redd and Carter Barnes finished second; Blaine Dunstan, Reese Watson and A.J. Ortiz finished third; and Braven McConnell, Zane Amershek, Brysen Hamblin and Nathan Newby finished fourth, in their respective divisions.

The PWC also sent wrestlers to Paola last Friday. Brett Bober, Dylan Sanders and Mason Turner all logged undefeated records (Bober 4-0; Sanders 3-0; Turner 4-0) on their way to individual first places. Jaminez Turner and Will Johns medaled in their respective classifications.

The next tournament for the PWC will be held Jan. 2 in Pittsburg.