2021 D3 District Final Results

Neligh-Oakdale set themselves up well for a good run in Omaha. They qualified eight wrestlers and had three district champs. Thayer Central edged Winside for second.

Top ranked Dayton Gipe remained unbeaten on the season with his second win in as many weeks over #3 Ellis 4-0 to win 120. At 145 #2 Gabe Escalante had an impressive first period fall over #3 Stewart. #1 Aiden Kuester beat a very good #5 Belina 5-2 to win 160.

The weight of the day and performance of the day was at 170. #1 Conner Schutz pinned his way through the bracket with wins over #5 Pohlman and #2 Bayer. Bayer beat #4 Vortherms in the semifinals. Pohlman beat Vortherms for third. Tough weight when four out of the top five are coming out of the same district!

Team Scores
1Neligh-Oakdale 130.0
2Thayer Central 109.0
3Winside 106.0
4East Butler 80.0
5Sandhills/Thedford 67.0
6Southern Valley 57.0
7Axtell 56.0
8Summerland 53.0
9Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 43.0
10Howells-Dodge 37.5
11Cambridge 34.0
12Hi-Line 30.0
13Stanton 25.0
14Creighton 24.0
15Sandhills Valley 20.0
16Overton 18.0
17Central Valley 13.0
18Hastings St. Cecilia 11.0
19Southern 1.0

106

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Reece Kocian of East Butler
  • 2nd Place – Triston Wells of Thayer Central
  • 3rd Place – Carson Whitesel of Neligh-Oakdale
  • 4th Place – Dierks Nekoliczak of Central Valley

1st Place Match

  • Reece Kocian (East Butler) 32-3, So. over Triston Wells (Thayer Central) 33-16, So. (MD 8-0)

3rd Place Match

  • Carson Whitesel (Neligh-Oakdale) 31-13, So. over Dierks Nekoliczak (Central Valley) 21-15, Fr. (Dec 4-2)

113

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Lane Bohac of East Butler
  • 2nd Place – Jacob Fox of Axtell
  • 3rd Place – Ashton Sinn of Thayer Central
  • 4th Place – Cody Booth of Neligh-Oakdale

1st Place Match

  • Lane Bohac (East Butler) 28-5, So. over Jacob Fox (Axtell) 36-9, Jr. (Dec 3-2)

3rd Place Match

  • Ashton Sinn (Thayer Central) 42-8, Jr. over Cody Booth (Neligh-Oakdale) 19-16, Sr. (Fall 1:27)

120

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Dayton Gipe of Sandhills Valley
  • 2nd Place – Cayden Ellis of Winside
  • 3rd Place – Luke Polivka of East Butler
  • 4th Place – Kegan Payne of Neligh-Oakdale

1st Place Match

  • Dayton Gipe (Sandhills Valley) 36-0, So. over Cayden Ellis (Winside) 38-5, Jr. (Dec 4-0)

3rd Place Match

  • Luke Polivka (East Butler) 25-9, Fr. over Kegan Payne (Neligh-Oakdale) 14-16, Fr. (Fall 1:00)

126

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Brenner McLaughlin of Thayer Central
  • 2nd Place – Jacoby Mann of Winside
  • 3rd Place – Rafe Grebin of Summerland
  • 4th Place – Michael Polivka of East Butler

1st Place Match

  • Brenner McLaughlin (Thayer Central) 43-6, Jr. over Jacoby Mann (Winside) 34-7, Jr. (Dec 6-0)

3rd Place Match

  • Rafe Grebin (Summerland) 20-16, Sr. over Michael Polivka (East Butler) 20-14, Sr. (Fall 2:13)

132

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Brock Kester of Neligh-Oakdale
  • 2nd Place – Cole Broeker of Southern Valley
  • 3rd Place – Maddox Magwire of Winside
  • 4th Place – Eli Thiele of Summerland

1st Place Match

  • Brock Kester (Neligh-Oakdale) 40-7, Sr. over Cole Broeker (Southern Valley) 28-13, So. (MD 15-2)

3rd Place Match

  • Maddox Magwire (Winside) 30-9, Jr. over Eli Thiele (Summerland) 26-21, Sr. (Dec 5-2)

138

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Art Escalante of Winside
  • 2nd Place – Cinch Kiger of Overton
  • 3rd Place – Damien Erickson of Stanton
  • 4th Place – Reece Jones of Sumner-Eddyville-Miller

1st Place Match

  • Art Escalante (Winside) 44-5, Jr. over Cinch Kiger (Overton) 35-17, Jr. (MD 18-6)

3rd Place Match

  • Damien Erickson (Stanton) 28-13, Jr. over Reece Jones (Sumner-Eddyville-Miller) 29-21, Jr. (Fall 0:33)

145

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Gabe Escalante of Winside
  • 2nd Place – Dominic Stewart of Thayer Central
  • 3rd Place – Mason Noel of Southern Valley
  • 4th Place – Taaron Lavicky of Axtell

1st Place Match

  • Gabe Escalante (Winside) 41-5, Jr. over Dominic Stewart (Thayer Central) 44-7, Sr. (Fall 1:13)

3rd Place Match

  • Mason Noel (Southern Valley) 26-15, So. over Taaron Lavicky (Axtell) 34-18, Fr. (Dec 8-7)

152

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Austin Rudolf of Neligh-Oakdale
  • 2nd Place – RJ Wilmes of Creighton
  • 3rd Place – Trevor Brown of Southern Valley
  • 4th Place – Joseph French of Axtell

1st Place Match

  • Austin Rudolf (Neligh-Oakdale) 24-5, So. over RJ Wilmes (Creighton) 31-11, Sr. (Fall 3:43)

3rd Place Match

  • Trevor Brown (Southern Valley) 30-11, Jr. over Joseph French (Axtell) 22-14, Sr. (Dec 6-1)

160

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Aiden Kuester of Neligh-Oakdale
  • 2nd Place – Levi Belina of Howells-Dodge
  • 3rd Place – Trevin Brecka of East Butler
  • 4th Place – Buchannen Tietjen of Thayer Central

1st Place Match

  • Aiden Kuester (Neligh-Oakdale) 40-1, So. over Levi Belina (Howells-Dodge) 46-8, Jr. (Dec 5-2)

3rd Place Match

  • Trevin Brecka (East Butler) 24-10, Jr. over Buchannen Tietjen (Thayer Central) 40-10, Sr. (Dec 5-0)

170

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Conner Schutz of Hi-Line
  • 2nd Place – Jestin Bayer of Howells-Dodge
  • 3rd Place – Sutton Pohlman of Stanton
  • 4th Place – Sam Vortherms of Creighton

1st Place Match

  • Conner Schutz (Hi-Line) 29-0, Sr. over Jestin Bayer (Howells-Dodge) 45-7, So. (Fall 2:51)

3rd Place Match

  • Sutton Pohlman (Stanton) 36-11, Sr. over Sam Vortherms (Creighton) 36-9, Sr. (Dec 5-1)

182

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Reece Zutavern of Sandhills/Thedford
  • 2nd Place – Kaleb Senff of Axtell
  • 3rd Place – Mason Topp of Winside
  • 4th Place – Caleb Payne of Neligh-Oakdale

1st Place Match

  • Reece Zutavern (Sandhills/Thedford) 44-1, Jr. over Kaleb Senff (Axtell) 27-15, Sr. (Fall 1:11)

3rd Place Match

  • Mason Topp (Winside) 41-11, So. over Caleb Payne (Neligh-Oakdale) 24-11, Sr. (Dec 5-2)

195

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Bobby Evans of Cambridge
  • 2nd Place – Colton Thiele of Summerland
  • 3rd Place – Andrew Engle of Thayer Central
  • 4th Place – Bryson Warner of Southern Valley

1st Place Match

  • Bobby Evans (Cambridge) 39-7, Sr. over Colton Thiele (Summerland) 26-8, Jr. (Dec 7-3)

3rd Place Match

  • Andrew Engle (Thayer Central) 25-15, Sr. over Bryson Warner (Southern Valley) 21-14, Jr. (Dec 6-5)

220

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Reed McFadden of Sandhills/Thedford
  • 2nd Place – Dawson Kaup of Neligh-Oakdale
  • 3rd Place – Aaron Hernandez of Sumner-Eddyville-Miller
  • 4th Place – Julien Grindle of Cambridge

1st Place Match

  • Reed McFadden (Sandhills/Thedford) 36-11, Sr. over Dawson Kaup (Neligh-Oakdale) 29-15, Sr. (Fall 2:39)

3rd Place Match

  • Aaron Hernandez (Sumner-Eddyville-Miller) 16-24, Sr. over Julien Grindle (Cambridge) 35-18, Jr. (Dec 6-4)

285

Guaranteed Places

  • 1st Place – Brayton Branic of Sandhills/Thedford
  • 2nd Place – Brendon Hall of Sumner-Eddyville-Miller
  • 3rd Place – Logan Mueller of Summerland
  • 4th Place – Caleb Klein of Hastings St. Cecilia

1st Place Match

  • Brayton Branic (Sandhills/Thedford) 46-6, Sr. over Brendon Hall (Sumner-Eddyville-Miller) 29-17, Jr. (Fall 1:22)

3rd Place Match

  • Logan Mueller (Summerland) 21-8, Jr. over Caleb Klein (Hastings St. Cecilia) 20-12, Sr. (Fall 2:30)

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