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Congratulations to the Valentine Wrestlers at the Valentine Invite! Some tough matches just edged out that 1st place win, but great effort by all!! Champions are Jordan Kelber (132), Caleb Long (160), Lane McGinley (170), and DJ Stephen (182). 2nd Place: Gage Krowlikowsi (126), JJ Ramon (138), Brody Benson (152). 3rd: Chris Williams (106). 4th: Chase Olson (145). 5th: Morgan McGinley (152).

Team Scores:
1 Valentine 227.0
2 Broken Bow 204.5
3 Alliance 201.5
4 Winner 178.0
5 David City 169.0
6 Gothenburg 126.5
7 Gering 108.5
8 Ord 107.0
9 Chase County 95.5
10 Cozad 89.0
11 South Central NE Unified Dist #5 71.0
12 Chadron 56.0
13 Gordon-Rushville 51.0
13 McCook 51.0
15 O`Neill 43.0
16 Madison 32.0
17 Ainsworth 29.0

Complete results from Track Wrestling:
Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Paul Ruff of Alliance
2nd Place – Quinton Chavez of Gering
3rd Place – Chris Williams of Valentine
4th Place – Kaden Keiser of Winner
5th Place – Trey Garey of Broken Bow
6th Place – Kaleb Osborn of Winner
1st Place Match
Paul Ruff (Alliance) 8-0, Fr. over Quinton Chavez (Gering) 13-2, Fr. (Dec 4-3)
3rd Place Match
Chris Williams (Valentine) 11-1, Fr. over Kaden Keiser (Winner) 12-2, 8th. (Dec 11-4)
5th Place Match
Trey Garey (Broken Bow) 11-5, Fr. over Kaleb Osborn (Winner) 7-7, 8th. (Fall 2:45)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Casey Faulkenberry of Broken Bow
2nd Place – Seth Styskal of David City
3rd Place – Colton Rowse of Ord
4th Place – Riley Orel of Winner
5th Place – Jeremy Larson of Gothenburg
6th Place – Jack Kruger of Winner
1st Place Match
Casey Faulkenberry (Broken Bow) 15-0, Fr. over Seth Styskal (David City) 11-1, Sr. (SV-1 6-4)
3rd Place Match
Colton Rowse (Ord) 8-3, So. over Riley Orel (Winner) 8-5, 7th. (MD 14-0)
5th Place Match
Jeremy Larson (Gothenburg) 15-4, Fr. over Jack Kruger (Winner) 10-6, 7th. (Fall 4:18)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Atlas Willuweit of Winner
2nd Place – Spencer Gaffney of Broken Bow
3rd Place – Evan Steggs of Alliance
4th Place – Jace Russman of Cozad
5th Place – Clayton Harris of David City
6th Place – Talon Petska of Ord
1st Place Match
Atlas Willuweit (Winner) 11-0, Sr. over Spencer Gaffney (Broken Bow) 11-2, Jr. (Dec 4-3)
3rd Place Match
Evan Steggs (Alliance) 8-2, Sr. over Jace Russman (Cozad) 17-4, Jr. (Dec 5-3)
5th Place Match
Clayton Harris (David City) 6-2, Fr. over Talon Petska (Ord) 8-6, Jr. (For.)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Wyatt Turnquist of Winner
2nd Place – Gage Krolikowski of Valentine
3rd Place – Noah Styskal of David City
4th Place – Nate Rocheleau of Gering
5th Place – Patrick Powers of Broken Bow
6th Place – Quin Child of Gordon-Rushville
1st Place Match
Wyatt Turnquist (Winner) 13-0, Jr. over Gage Krolikowski (Valentine) 12-1, So. (TB-1 10-5)
3rd Place Match
Noah Styskal (David City) 13-2, Jr. over Nate Rocheleau (Gering) 13-4, Fr. (M. For.)
5th Place Match
Patrick Powers (Broken Bow) 15-2, So. over Quin Child (Gordon-Rushville) 6-6, Sr. (Fall 3:44)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Jordan Kelber of Valentine
2nd Place – Wyatt Hotz of Gothenburg
3rd Place – Asa Johnson of Alliance
4th Place – Jacson Valentine of David City
5th Place – Chase DeVries of South Central NE Unified Dist #5
6th Place – Aaron Gilchrist of Winner
1st Place Match
Jordan Kelber (Valentine) 11-0, Sr. over Wyatt Hotz (Gothenburg) 15-3, Jr. (Dec 13-7)
3rd Place Match
Asa Johnson (Alliance) 8-4, Fr. over Jacson Valentine (David City) 12-4, So. (Dec 7-3)
5th Place Match
Chase DeVries (South Central NE Unified Dist #5) 13-6, Jr. over Aaron Gilchrist (Winner) 7-7, Fr. (Dec 12-9)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Justin White of David City
2nd Place – Julian Ramon of Valentine
3rd Place – Trevor Peters of Winner
4th Place – Oren Pozehl of Ainsworth
5th Place – Julian Corona of Gering
6th Place – Cooper Brass of Broken Bow
1st Place Match
Justin White (David City) 15-0, Jr. over Julian Ramon (Valentine) 11-2, Jr. (Dec 6-2)
3rd Place Match
Trevor Peters (Winner) 12-2, So. over Oren Pozehl (Ainsworth) 8-5, So. (Fall 2:46)
5th Place Match
Julian Corona (Gering) 11-5, Sr. over Cooper Brass (Broken Bow) 10-7, Sr. (For.)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Jorgen Johnson of Alliance
2nd Place – Cole Ulmer of Broken Bow
3rd Place – Dylan Vodicka of David City
4th Place – Chase Olson of Valentine
5th Place – Sam Kruger of Winner
6th Place – Jacob Lemmon of Chadron
1st Place Match
Jorgen Johnson (Alliance) 9-1, Sr. over Cole Ulmer (Broken Bow) 13-3, Jr. (Dec 4-1)
3rd Place Match
Dylan Vodicka (David City) 12-3, Fr. over Chase Olson (Valentine) 13-2, So. (Dec 4-3)
5th Place Match
Sam Kruger (Winner) 13-2, Fr. over Jacob Lemmon (Chadron) 11-6, Jr. (Fall 0:24)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Joel Myers of Broken Bow
2nd Place – Brody Benson of Valentine
3rd Place – TREVOR PETERSON of Chase County
4th Place – Braydon Wilson of Alliance
5th Place – Morgan McGinley of Valentine
6th Place – Andres Canales of Gering
1st Place Match
Joel Myers (Broken Bow) 12-1, Sr. over Brody Benson (Valentine) 8-1, Jr. (Fall 1:25)
3rd Place Match
TREVOR PETERSON (Chase County) 9-2, So. over Braydon Wilson (Alliance) 6-4, Jr. (Dec 5-2)
5th Place Match
Morgan McGinley (Valentine) 8-4, So. over Andres Canales (Gering) 7-8, Sr. (Dec 6-4)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Caleb Long of Valentine
2nd Place – Cauy Shaw of O`Neill
3rd Place – Lane Applegarth of Alliance
4th Place – Conner Wescoat of Cozad
5th Place – Lathan Duda of Broken Bow
6th Place – Sebastian Montenegro of Madison
1st Place Match
Caleb Long (Valentine) 12-0, Jr. over Cauy Shaw (O`Neill) 14-4, Sr. (Dec 1-0)
3rd Place Match
Lane Applegarth (Alliance) 9-2, Sr. over Conner Wescoat (Cozad) 7-4, So. (Fall 1:25)
5th Place Match
Lathan Duda (Broken Bow) 12-5, Fr. over Sebastian Montenegro (Madison) 9-5, Sr. (Dec 10-3)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Lane McGinley of Valentine
2nd Place – Clark Riesen of Chadron
3rd Place – Zane Hamilton Harris of Gordon-Rushville
4th Place – Kody Hahn of McCook
5th Place – Riggin Shippy of Winner
6th Place – Garrett Savick of Cozad
1st Place Match
Lane McGinley (Valentine) 6-2, Jr. over Clark Riesen (Chadron) 7-2, Jr. (Fall 5:29)
3rd Place Match
Zane Hamilton Harris (Gordon-Rushville) 8-3, Sr. over Kody Hahn (McCook) 3-4, Jr. (Dec 3-0)
5th Place Match
Riggin Shippy (Winner) 8-2, Jr. over Garrett Savick (Cozad) 11-7, Sr. (Dec 7-2)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Donald Stephen of Valentine
2nd Place – Jacob Lech of Ord
3rd Place – Alec Langan of McCook
4th Place – EVAN FISHER of Chase County
5th Place – Zane Platter of Gothenburg
6th Place – Taylor Yancy of Cozad
1st Place Match
Donald Stephen (Valentine) 7-1, Sr. over Jacob Lech (Ord) 10-4, Sr. (Dec 6-2)
3rd Place Match
Alec Langan (McCook) 11-5, Fr. over EVAN FISHER (Chase County) 6-5, Jr. (Dec 5-2)
5th Place Match
Zane Platter (Gothenburg) 7-3, Sr. over Taylor Yancy (Cozad) 9-11, Sr. (Fall 4:27)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Ethan Gabriel of Ord
2nd Place – Noah Gugelman of Gothenburg
3rd Place – Cody Ybarra of Gering
4th Place – Colt Rademacher of South Central NE Unified Dist #5
5th Place – CAINE HAARBERG of Chase County
6th Place – Achilles Willuweit of Winner
1st Place Match
Ethan Gabriel (Ord) 14-0, So. over Noah Gugelman (Gothenburg) 16-4, Sr. (Fall 1:52)
3rd Place Match
Cody Ybarra (Gering) 11-2, Sr. over Colt Rademacher (South Central NE Unified Dist #5) 16-3, Sr. (Fall 2:41)
5th Place Match
CAINE HAARBERG (Chase County) 6-4, Sr. over Achilles Willuweit (Winner) 9-6, 8th. (Dec 7-2)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – Treyvon Brooks of Broken Bow
2nd Place – Matthew Eilers of David City
3rd Place – Kolby Johnson of Madison
4th Place – Quinton Onstott of Gering
5th Place – Cade Stott of Cozad
6th Place – Elijah Blare of Winner
1st Place Match
Treyvon Brooks (Broken Bow) 9-4, Jr. over Matthew Eilers (David City) 11-2, Sr. (Fall 2:55)
3rd Place Match
Kolby Johnson (Madison) 10-4, Fr. over Quinton Onstott (Gering) 4-4, Sr. (Fall 2:41)
5th Place Match
Cade Stott (Cozad) 10-10, So. over Elijah Blare (Winner) 6-7, Jr. (Dec 4-3)

Guaranteed Places
1st Place – AARON HINOJOSA of Chase County
2nd Place – Nathan Lauder of Alliance
3rd Place – Hunter Rempe of South Central NE Unified Dist #5
4th Place – Pat Hudson of Gothenburg
5th Place – Josh Stallbaumer of Cozad
6th Place – Hunter Cunningham of McCook
1st Place Match
AARON HINOJOSA (Chase County) 9-0, Sr. over Nathan Lauder (Alliance) 7-2, Sr. (Dec 8-3)
3rd Place Match
Hunter Rempe (South Central NE Unified Dist #5) 17-1, Sr. over Pat Hudson (Gothenburg) 14-5, Sr. (Dec 8-5)
5th Place Match
Josh Stallbaumer (Cozad) 16-5, Jr. over Hunter Cunningham (McCook) 4-10, Jr. (Dec 6-2)