State wrestling qualifiers Colt Taylor and Louden Bollinger.

Kayla Beth Boyd photo

Colt Taylor and Louden Bollinger headed for Mizzou Arena for state wrestling

Senior Colt Taylor and Freshman Louden Bollinger are representing Webb City at the Class 3 state wrestling championships in Mizzou Arena at Columbia.

In the first rounds Friday, Taylor will be wrestling in the 132-pound bracket. He qualified by taking third place in districts at Carl Junction. This is his second year as a state qualifier. His record is 35-9.

Bollinger placed fourth in districts. He’ll be wrestling in the 215-pound bracket.

There will be a send-off for them as they leave the high school Thursday morning.

Swimmers return from state championships

Coach Shawn Klosterman took a contingent Cardinals from his Webb City High School team last week to the Class 1 girls state swim championships at St. Peters.

The team qualified in the following events:

  • 200 Medley Relay: Norah Klosterman, Camryn Klosterman, Avery Mitchell, Allie Eggleston

  • 200 Freestyle:  Norah Klosterman

  • 50 Freestyle: Avery Mitchell, Alix Davis

  • 100 Freestyle: Alix Davis

  • 500 Freestyle: Norah Klosterman

  • 200 Freestyle Relay: Avery Mitchell, Camryn Klosterman, Allie Eggleston, Alix Davis

  • 100 Breaststroke: Camryn Klosterman

  • 400 Freestyle Relay: Avery Mitchell, Norah Klosterman, Allie Eggleston, Alix Davis

The 200 and 400 free relay teams both advanced to the finals and finished in 15th place.

Then they all got snowed in at St. Peters.