OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Youth wrestling program had a solid December with an number of aspiring junior Bulldog wrestlers taking first at tournaments in Pekin in Mount Pleasant.
At the Mount Pleasant tournament on Dec. 1, Ashton Grace and Corbin Grace each corralled first-place finishes with perfect 3-0 records. Besides that, Jacob Brownlee also took home first-place honors at Mount Pleasant with a 2-0 record.
Brownlee kept the momentum going by taking first place at Pekin with two more victories Dec. 9. Braylon Griffiths and Jaxson Marrs mirrored Brownlee's efforts by also taking first at Pekin. Other junior Bulldogs who enjoyed success at Peken included Bryan Coulter and Tyler McCoy, who each took third, and Dalton Doud and Kadin Liles, who both finished fourth.