By: Kevin Fries
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Class B – Week 2 Recap

Noteworthy Performances

Class B Wrestler of the Week – Week 2
Grady Griess, Northwest – Griess took his talents on the road to arguably one of the toughest tournaments in the Walsh Ironman Tournament. Griess finished in 5th place and is only a handful of Nebraska wrestlers ever to place at this tournament. During his run, he had four straight matches against kids ranked in the top ten in the nation. He won two of those matches and lost the other two by a combined four points.

Class B Team of the Week – Week 2
Adams Central – The Patriots had 10 of their 12 wrestlers medal at the Crete Invite which lead them to the team title over Milford 162 to 149. The Patriots were led by champions Tristen Obermiller (106), Devon Ackles (120) and Cameron Kort (138). Freshman Braiden Kort finished in second place falling the in the championship match to Salat from Omaha Bryan by a 6-4 decision. Earlier in the week, the Patriots moved to 2-0 in their season duals posting a 42-28 win over Holdrege with six of their eight wins coming by fall.

Class B Underdog of the Week – Week 2
Hayden Schalk, Nebraska City – After starting the season off with a 6-4 loss to #1B Ourada, Schalk went undefeated on the opening weekend at the Friday Night Fracus in Nebraska City. This past weekend, he again caught fire and finished in 9th place at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic. After losing to the #4 6A wrestler in Iowa early in the tournament, he avenged the loss in the 9th place match with a UTB 1-0 win. He also defeated the #5A wrestler in Nebraska during the tournament.

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How Did They Fare?

NEwrestle Team Rankings

1. Skutt Catholic
Fri & Sat – Council Bluffs Classic (IA)
16th Place

2. Hastings
Thurs – Columbus (dual)
L 28-42

Fri – Omaha South Invite
1st Place

3. Arlington
Tues – at Weeping Water (tri)
W vs Weeping Water 60-15
W vs Ft Calhoun 46-36

Sat – North Bend Central Invite
4th Place

4. Northwest
Thurs – at Lexington (dual)
L 24-54

Sat – Holdrege Invite
6th Place

5. Gering
Fri & Sat – Rapid City Invite (SD)
16th Place

6. York
Sat – Bellevue East Dual Tournament
6th Place

T7. Ogallala
Fri – Charlie Lake Dual Tournament (WY)
9th Place

T7. Waverly
Thurs – at Fairbury (quad)
W vs Fairbury 49-30
W vs Fillmore Central 52-27
L vs Tri County 36-42

Sat – Crete Invite
5th Place

9. Bennington
Fri & Sat – Boys Town Invite
2nd Place

10. Beatrice
Fri & Sat – Boys Town Invite
3rd Place


#2A Columbus defeated #2B Hastings 42-28. Columbus shuffled DeAnda and Grape and then used their light weights to take a lead they never looked back from.

120 – Andon Stenger (Columbus) over#6B Dalton Hansen (Hastings) Fall 1:15
132 – #3B Bryce Brown (Hastings) over #4A Tanner Kobza (Columbus) Dec 8-5
195 – #1A Anthony DeAnda (Columbus) over #4B Evan Morara (Hastings) Fall 1:12


Boys Town Invite
Omaha Central scored 209.0 team points and outplaced Bennington to win the 49th annual Boys Town Invite. Bennington finished with 197.5 points, while Beatrice finished in third place with 177.0 points. The Badgers had three champions – Lauridsen (106), Parrish (113) and Menke (220), while the Orangemen had two champions – Arnold (120) and Reinke (132).

Class B Noteable Results:
106 – #2B Kael Lauridsen (Bennington) over #3B Caden Svoboda (Aurora) TF 23-8
120 – #1B Drew Arnold (Beatrice) over #2A Emilio Haynes (Omaha Central) Dec 2-1
132 – #2B Trevor Reinke (Beatrice) over #7A Daniel Schuman (Elkhorn South) Dec 9-2
152 – #2A Deon Davis (Omaha Central) over #6B Colby Puck (Bennington) Fall 3:08
152 – Jarrett Koch (Beatrice) over #6B Peyton Walling (Wahoo) Fall 4:47
170 – #4A Justin Davis (Omaha Central) over #2B Cooper Hancock (Wahoo) Fall 0:36
170 – #4A Justin Davis (Omaha Central) over #7B Brody Nelson (Beatrice) Fall 1:35
195 – #5B Kole Bordovsky (Wahoo) over #7A Evan Johnson (Elkhorn) Fall 3:21


Crete Invite
Adams Central had 10 of their 12 wrestlers medal which lead them to the team title over Class C Ranked Milford 162 to 149. The Patriots were led by champions Obermiller (106), Ackles (120) and C Kort (138). Central City finished in third place with two champions – Kunz (132) and Moore (160). Seward finished in fourth place while Waverly came home in fifth place.

Class B Noteable Results:
106 – Drew Garfield (Central City) over #3C Barret Brandt (Syracuse) Dec 6-0
113 – Braiden Kort (Adams Central) over #3C Konner Schluckebier (Milford) Dec 7-4
126 – #4B Shawn Buchanan (Crete) over #5C Ethan Zegers (Milford) Fall 2:00
126 – #4B Shawn Buchanan (Crete) over #7B Trae Greve (Waverly) Fall 2:53
126 – Nathan Patak (Wilber) over #7B Trae Greve (Waverly) Fall 2:40
132 – #1B Dyson Kunz (Central City) over #6A Abdi Mohamed (Omaha Bryan) MD 12-0
145 – #7B Sean Martin (Seward) over #2C Jeaven Scdoris (Milford) Dec 5-4
160 – Sam Moore (Central City) over #5B Tyler Nelson (Norris) Fall 4:56
170 – #1B Evan Canoyer (Waverly), over #2C Burton Brandt (Sycracuse) Dec 2-1
182 – #5B Dylan White (Crete) over #4A Sheldon Isom (North Star) SV-1 3-1
182 – Wyatt Warner (Seward) over #8B Domenic Hyson (Fairbury) Fall 1:21
195 – Wyatt Fanning (Waverly) over #8B Zach Ellingson (Seward) Fall 1:18
220 – #3B Dylan Meyer (Norris) over #2A Jaylon Walker (Omaha Bryan) Dec 6-2

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