MMA Colonels Wresling Esmond Ford Memorial Tournament Results

MMA Colonels Wresling Esmond Ford Memorial Tournament Results

On Saturday, December 2, the Missouri Military Academy Colonels varsity wrestling team traveled to Affton to compete in the Esmond Ford Memorial Tournament. The team wrestled well, accumulating 30 combined pins for the day.

Cadet Trae Griffiths '26 earned four of the 30 pins, earning him first place.

Cadet Michael Pfeifer was also a medal winner, finishing third in the 144 lb. weight class.

"There were several close losses that we are able to go back and learn from to keep improving," says Coach Levi Iman, MMA head wrestling coach. "This was a good first tournament of the year for us as the majority of the other teams are Class 2 with solid programs."

The individual results are as follows: 

  • Cadet Daniel Bravo took fourth place, 1-2 at 113lb
  • Cadet Deonte Kerns took ninth place, 3-1 at 120lb
  • Cadet Braden Atterberry DNP, 0-2 at 132lb
  • Cadet Sam Stevens took fifth place, 3-1 at 138lb
  • Cadet Jayce Maeser took sixth place, 2-2 at 138lb
  • Cadet Michael Pfeifer took third place, 3-1 at 144lb
  • Cadet Tyler Kelley DNP, 2-2 at 144lb
  • Cadet Ryan Miles took 10th, 3-1 at 150lb
  • Cadet Gerardo Quiroga DNP, 2-2 at 150lb
  • Cadet Trae Griffiths took first place, 4-0 at 157lb
  • Cadet Blake Krull DNP, 0-1 at 165lb
  • Cadet David Trevino took 6th place, 3-2 at 175lb
  • Cadet Adam Swenson DNP, 2-1 at 190lb
  • Cadet Evan Corely DNP 2-1, at 190lb
  • Cadet Russell Olson DNP, 0-2 at 215lb

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