Of the 13 Brookfield and Marceline athletes who qualified for the state wrestling tournament, 11 of them advanced to the quarterfinal round from Thursday's opening rounds.
All five Brookfield athletes pushed through. Donavan Parn, Khalil Walker, Carson Wilkerson, and Brooks Baker each won their opening match by fall. Brent Downey won his first-round match by 5-3 decision.
For Marceline, Cooper Fisher, Colton Fisher, Clayton Stallo, and Seth Cupp all won by fall. Colton Nelson and Rylan Chrisman both won by tech fall. Hunter Teeter and Cullen Bruner were the only area athletes sent to wrestlebacks, losing by fall and 8-3 decision respectively.