Class C/D Holiday Tournament Preview

Wood River Duals
Pool A
C#5 Aquinas
Hershey
Raymond Central
Gibbon

Pool B
C#2 Broken Bow
D#4 Amherst
Wood River
Syracuse

If things go according to plan, we’ll see one of the top dual matchups of the year so far in Class C between Broken Bow and Aquinas. It would not be surprising if the two were to meet again at the state duals. It seems likely that both teams will cross paths with Amherst as well with Broken Bow meeting them for sure in pool play and Aquinas potentially after the initial pool matchups are done in a semifinal matchup. Assuming Broken Bow and Aquinas do meet up at some point there will be a 1 vs 2 matchup at 182 between Reimers and Brooks. Looks like Escandon from Gibbon might see his first action on the mat in a year and a half at 126 lbs. If the rust gets kicked off, he should be in the medal hunt at that weight. Should be plenty of quality matches here with 23 total ranked wrestlers coming from just eight teams. Lots of other tough wrestlers add depth makings this one of the top small school tournaments of the weekend.

106: C#5 Ancheta (Wood River), C#6 Vandenberg (Aquinas), Escandon (Gibbon)
113: C#2 Zitek (Aquinas), C#4 Thompson (Wood River), C#5 Bridgmon (Syracuse), Albrecht (Raymond Central), Bruns (Hershey)
120: C#2 Gaffney (Broken Bow), D#4 Shields (Amherst), C#6 Scott (Aquinas), Musser (Hershey)
126: C#2 Faulkenberry (Broken Bow), D#3 Frank (Amherst), Escandon (Gibbon), Springer (Raymond Central), Shonka (Aquinas)
132: C#3 Powers (Broken Bow), Schrad (Aquinas), Bruns (Hershey)
138: C#1 Waddington (Wood River), Redler (Aquinas), Ambler (Broken Bow), Karpov (Raymond Central)
145: B#6 @ 152 Albrecht (Raymond Central), Helgoth (Aquinas), Schomp (Hershey)
152: C#4 Ulmer (Broken Bow), C#5 Thompson (Wood River), Eller (Aquinas), Ballentine (Hershey), Kriekemier (Raymond Central)
160: D#6 Stokebrand (Amherst)
170: C#4 Duda (Broken Bow), D#4 Potts (Amherst), Brandt (Syracuse)
182: C#1 Reimers (Aquinas), C#2 Brooks (Broken Bow)
195: D#3 Bogard (Amherst), Duda (Broken Bow)
285: C#3 Drake (Broken Bow), C#6 Schramm (Aquinas)

Ord Duals
Pool A
B#4 Northwest
Ord
Adams Central
Clearwater/Orchard

Pool B
C#6 Arlington
D#6 Burwell
Central City
Conestoga

Weather has pushed the Ord Duals from Friday to Saturday this week. Northwest is a heavy favorite to emerge from Pool A. Pool B isn’t quite as clear. Central City has been on a tear in recent weeks and could well end up facing Northwest for the title. Arlington won the Kearney Catholic Duals a few weeks ago while Burwell finished 5th so look for Arlington and Central City to be the key matchup in that pool. The 120lb weight class is loaded with talent with four state medalists and six total qualifiers from last year. 20 ranked wrestlers in this field make it another tournament to watch this weekend.

106: B#4 Arends (Northwest)
113: B#2 Obermiller (Adams Central); C#6 Cooley (Arlington), Ruffner (Conestoga)
120: B#3 Kunz (Central City), C#3 Gilmore (Arlington), Fries (Northwest), Sandoval (Conestoga), Phillips (Burwell), Boyce (Ord)
126: B#4 Quandt (Northwest); D#5 Gideon (Burwell)
132: B#2 Brandenburg (Central City), Rowse/Petska (Ord), Williams (Conestoga), Thiem (Arlington)
138: D#2 Ostrom (Burwell); C#3 Mues (Arlington), Rowse/Petska (Ord), Kort (Adams Central), Schneiderheinz (Central City)
145: C#3 Miller (Arlington), Kluthe (Ord), Tejeda (Central City)
152: Gallion (Central City), Ostrom (Burwell)
160: Moore (Central City), Shoemaker (Ord)
170: B#6 Lee (Central City), Wilkins (Arlington)
182: D#2 Dawe (Burwell); C#5 Ulrich (Ord), Machnicki (Adams Central), Kohl (Central City), Snider (Clearwater/Orchard)
195: B#2 Griess (Northwest); C#4 Gay (Arlington), Thonen (Conestoga), Thiele (Clearwater/Orchard), Brown (Adams Central)
220: B#2 Kiser (Northwest); D#6 Nolzle (Clearwater/Orchard), Saurer (Adams Central)
285: C#5 Hoevet (Ord); B#6 Martinez (Northwest), Peed (Clearwater/Orchard)

Fillmore Central
Axtell
Bishop Neumann
Doniphan-Trumbull
East Butler
Fillmore Central
Hastings SC
Louisville
Lutheran High
McCool Junction
Meridian
Oakland-Craig
Palmer
Palmyra
Red Cloud/Blue Hill
Southern Valley
Superior
York
Yutan

152: B#2 Gocke (York), Hohn (Bishop Neumann)
160: C#5 Jones (Louisville), Hinrichs (Fillmore Central)
170: C#6 Knott (Louisville), Ratkovec (East Butler)
195: D#5 Noel (Meridian), B#6 Lyons (York)
285: C#1 Moses (Fillmore Central), B#2 Stafursky (York), C#2 Hale (Oakland-Craig)

Newman Grove Invite
C#7 Logan View
Boone Central/Newman Grove
Cedar Bluffs
Centennial
Fremont JV
Millard South JV
Nebraska Christian
Norfolk JV
Stanton
Twin River

170: C#2 Hull (Logan View), D#2 Mundt (Nebraska Christian), Borgmann (Stanton)
182: C#6 Booth (Logan View), Kment (Stanton)
220: C#1 Merten (Boone Central), C#2 Bauers (Centennial)

Pierce Invite
D#3 Plainview
C#10 North Bend
Clarkson/Leigh
Crofton/Bloomfield
GACC
Hartington CC
High Plains
Laurel-Concord-Coleridge
Madison
Norfolk Catholic
Pierce
West Point-Beemer
Winnebago
Wisner-Pilger

106: D#1 Russell (High Plains), D#2 Lanham (Plainview), C#4 Bolling (Pierce)
160: C#3 Ray (North Bend), D#4 Soule (High Plains), C#6 Tinker (Pierce), Koch (Hartington)
195: C#1 Fuchs (Pierce), D#6 Gale (Plainview)

Pleasanton Invite
Ainsworth
Arapahoe
Central Valley
Elm Creek
Franklin
Fullerton
GICC
Harvard
Kearney JV
Kenesaw
Overton
Pleasanton
Ravenna
Shelton
St. Mary’s
Stapleton

106: D#5 @ 113 Sauceda (Shelton), D#5 Hansen (Harvard), Crocker (Kearney JV)
120: D#3 Wood (Central Valley), Smith (Elm Creek)
132: D#5 Pokorny (Central Valley), D#6 @ 138 Martinez (Central Valley), Treffer (Ravenna)
182: D#4 @ 195 Hausserman (Franklin), D#5 Dudek (Fullerton)
220: D#5 Rosenkrans (St. Mary’s), Slagle (Shelton)

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