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Panthers place four wrestlers on SIRR Mississippi squad

  • Pinckneyville High School wrestlers Ryder Parson (left) and Chris David were named All-South recently and the two were also named to the SIRR Mississippi All-Conference Team.

    Pinckneyville High School wrestlers Ryder Parson (left) and Chris David were named All-South recently and the two were also named to the SIRR Mississippi All-Conference Team.
    DANIEL HERBST | For The Call

 
By Spyder Dann mdann@dailyregister.com
updated: 5/8/2020 9:55 AM

A pair of Pinckneyville wrestlers were recently named to the All-South team, while four Panthers were named to the Southern Illinois River-To-River Mississippi All-Conference Team.

Chris David and Ryder Parson were named to the All-South Team. David, Parson, Brayden Schubert and Kaleb Hubler were named to the SIRR Mississippi All-Conference squad.

David, who was the No. 1 seed in the 113-pound division at the Carterville Regional, knocked off Carterville's Winston Suni and then beat West Frankfort's Noah Menees. In the championship bout, David beat Murphysboro's David Penrod by pinfall.

Like David, Parson reached the championships of the 120-pound division of the Carterville Regional, beating Goreville's Colton Ethridge and West Frankfort's Gavin Mann, before falling to

Arojae Hart by a 9-0 decision.

David, 26-11, was beat at the Vandalia Sectional after falling to Unity's Tavius Hoisley in the semifinals.

Also at Vandalia, Parson lost to Mt. Carmel's Greg Thombleson in the quarterfinals.

At the IHSA Class 1A State Tournament, Parson (34-11) lost to McNamara's Blain Christie in the first round, but beat Herscher's Austin Grise in the wrestlebacks, before losing to Auburn's Dresden Grimm.

Schubert, who wrestled in the 132-pound division was 22-8 on the season, while Hubler (15-21) competed in the 22-pound weight class.

Schubert fell to Benton's Peyton Swigonski in the semifinals of the Carterville regional, while Hubler fell to Carterville's Zachary Blankenship.

SIRR Mississippi All-Conference

106 - Raymon Thomas (CV)

113 - Chris David (PV), Brett Smith (AJ)

120 - Arojae Hart (AJ), Ryder Parson (PV)

126 - Blake Mayes (AJ), Cody Martin (SP)

132 - Caleb Mayes (AJ), Brayden Schubert (PV)

138 - TJ Macy (AJ), Wyatt Evans (SP)

145 - Ethan Montroy (SP), Ezekiel Hernandez (CV)

152 - Barry Johnson (AJ), Garrett Kempfer (SP)

160 - Bryce Lingle (AJ)

170 - Cody Dickerson (SP), Henry Jackson (CV)

182 - Isaac Evans (SP), Jordan Cordes (CV)

195 - Ebin Hensley (CV)

220 - Zachery Blankenship (CV), Kaleb Hubler (PV)

HWT - Luke Smolak (CV), Eli Coop (SP)

• Spyder Dann covers prep and college sports for the Southern Illinois LOCAL Media News Group. Follow him on Twitter: @spydieshooter.