Day 2 State Wrestling – Area Recap

Day two of the NSAA state wrestling championships concluded on Friday with a handful of wrestlers from the KCNI/KBBN coverage area qualifying for the state finals on Saturday.  It will be an all area final at 195 lbs. in Class D.  Reece Zutavern of Sandhills/Thedford and Sid Miller of Anselmo-Merna each won their semifinal to set up a showdown for the 195 lb. Class D championship on Saturday.  Cyrus Wells of Broken Bow defeated Orrin Kuehn of Minden in the Class B semifinals at 132 lbs.  Wells will wrestle Connor Whiteley of Scottsbluff for the championship.  Eli Paxton of Mullen will wrestle for the championship in Class D at 120 lbs.  Paxton will face Braxton Siebrandt of Wisner-Pilger for the title.  Also qualifying for the state finals were Isaac White of Cozad in Class B at 170 lbs. and Kolby Larson of Burwell in Class D at 182 lbs.

Others from the area who advanced and will wrestle in the consolation bracket to compete for a medal on Saturday include:

Class B
Broken Bow
Max Denson (182)
Sawyer Bumgarner (285)

Eli Boryca (195)

Class C
Arcadia/Loup City
Chase Stieb (170)

Class D
Tristan Olson (106)

Jeffrey Forsen (106)
Kyle Durfee (132)
Sean Simonson (170)
Isaac Welch (285)

Twin Loup
Nolan Osborn (113)
Slate Micheel (170)

South Loup
Rio Remund (195)
Lila Bloomer (Girls)

Sandhills Valley
Dayton Gipe (120)

Alex Gideon (195)
Cale Buss (220)

Listen to KBBN 95.3 FM and for live coverage on championship Saturday beginning with the consolation semifinals at 8:30 a.m.