State Wrestling Day One Recap

Several area wrestlers advanced out to Friday’s semifinals after the first day of competition at the 2020 NSAA state wrestling championships in Omaha. Broken Bow advanced two wrestlers to the Class C semifinals. Casey Faulkenberry advanced at 126 lbs. and Lathan Duda improved to 52-0 on the season by advancing at 182 lbs. Also advancing to the Class C semifinal round was Jakob Jerabek of Arcadia/Loup City at 285 lbs.

Other wrestlers from the KCNI/KBBN coverage area that advanced out to the semifinals include:
Class D
Cyrus Wells (120) and Connor Wells (126) of Anselmo-Merna
Blake Racicky (160) and Kolby Larson (182) of Ansley/Litchfield
Nolan Osborn (106) and Colby Coons (152) of Twin Loup
Tate Phillips (120) and Corey Dawe (182) of Burwell
Jeremy Larson (132) of Brady
Eli Paxton (113), Teven Marshall (120), Ty Kvanvig (195), Clayton Hassett (220)
Reece Zutavern (160) and Bryan Zutavern (182) of Sandhills/Thedford

Class B
Ivan Lazo (113) and Brady Fago (145) of Lexington

Join Central Nebraska’s Sports Source for live play by play match coverage of day two of the tournament on Friday. Friday begins with consolation matches for Classes B and C at 9:30 followed by consolation matches for A and D at 12:30. The semifinals and 3rd round consolations for all classes are scheduled for 5 p.m. Coverage of area wrestlers can be heard on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com

Day One area team results

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Anselmo-Merna

D120

Cyrus Wells (29-0) placed 6th and scored 8.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Cyrus Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 29-0 won by major decision over Riley Hadwiger (Pleasanton) 27-18 (MD 12-2)
  • Quarterfinal – Cyrus Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 29-0 won by decision over Brock Kester (Neligh-Oakdale) 36-9 (Dec 6-2)

D126

Connor Wells (26-9) placed 6th and scored 7.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Connor Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 26-9 won by decision over Doug Rainey (Southern) 28-7 (Dec 7-1)
  • Quarterfinal – Connor Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 26-9 won by decision over Lane Barton (Meridian) 28-8 (Dec 3-1)

D195

Sid Miller (22-15) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Colton Thiele (Summerland) 37-12 won by fall over Sid Miller (Anselmo-Merna) 22-15 (Fall 3:46)

D220

Andrew Burnett (33-11) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Trenton Baier (Weeping Water) 20-5 won by decision over Andrew Burnett (Anselmo-Merna) 33-11 (Dec 3-1)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Ansley-Litchfield

D132

Chase Racicky (17-18) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Keagan Mosel (Plainview) 33-12 won by fall over Chase Racicky (Ansley-Litchfield) 17-18 (Fall 1:49)

D160

Cooper Slingsby (24-12) place is unknown.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Jackson Feulner (Thayer Central) 23-2 won in tie breaker – 1 over Cooper Slingsby (Ansley-Litchfield) 24-12 (TB-1 6-5)

D160

Blake Racicky (36-2) placed 6th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Blake Racicky (Ansley-Litchfield) 36-2 won by fall over Sam Vortherms (Creighton) 35-11 (Fall 1:16)
  • Quarterfinal – Blake Racicky (Ansley-Litchfield) 36-2 won by fall over Levi Belina (Howells-Dodge) 45-6 (Fall 2:47)

D170

Hunter Arehart (31-10) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Hunter Arehart (Ansley-Litchfield) 31-10 won by fall over Wyatt Hegemann (Howells-Dodge) 41-13 (Fall 3:03)
  • Quarterfinal – Talan Mcgill (NP St. Patrick`s) 37-7 won by fall over Hunter Arehart (Ansley-Litchfield) 31-10 (Fall 1:31)

D182

Kolby Larson (29-8) placed 6th and scored 9.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kolby Larson (Ansley-Litchfield) 29-8 won by fall over Lucas Hammer (Plainview) 37-10 (Fall 1:42)
  • Quarterfinal – Kolby Larson (Ansley-Litchfield) 29-8 won by decision over Cash Meier (Guardian Angels CC) 27-9 (Dec 9-5)

D285

Karter Moore (22-15) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Tony Gonzales (Minatare) 16-9 won by fall over Karter Moore (Ansley-Litchfield) 22-15 (Fall 3:19)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Arcadia/Loup City

C152

Tryon Calleroz (29-8) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Conner Kreikemier (Raymond Central) 44-4 won by decision over Tryon Calleroz (Arcadia/Loup City) 29-8 (Dec 4-2)

C285

Jakob Jerabek (42-1) placed 6th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Jakob Jerabek (Arcadia/Loup City) 42-1 won by fall over Jarvis Smith (Sutton) 28-11 (Fall 2:24)
  • Quarterfinal – Jakob Jerabek (Arcadia/Loup City) 42-1 won by fall over Alex Miller (Logan View) 39-11 (Fall 2:27)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Broken Bow

C106

Lane Russell (25-17) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Zach Bongers (David City) 30-14 won by fall over Lane Russell (Broken Bow) 25-17 (Fall 5:19)

C120

Trey Garey (30-8) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Trey Garey (Broken Bow) 30-8 won by fall over Grant Wells (Lincoln Lutheran) 28-14 (Fall 2:51)
  • Quarterfinal – Hunter Vandenberg (Aquinas Catholic) 35-4 won by decision over Trey Garey (Broken Bow) 30-8 (Dec 5-0)

C126

Casey Faulkenberry (29-2) placed 6th and scored 10.5 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Casey Faulkenberry (Broken Bow) 29-2 won by tech fall over Zaid Martinez (Tri County) 17-16 (TF-1.5 4:39 (17-1))
  • Quarterfinal – Casey Faulkenberry (Broken Bow) 29-2 won by fall over Ethan Zegers (Milford) 37-4 (Fall 2:21)

C138

Austin Cole (19-8) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Allan Olander (Norfolk Catholic) 32-16 won by fall over Austin Cole (Broken Bow) 19-8 (Fall 2:43)

C182

Lathan Duda (52-0) placed 6th and scored 10.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Lathan Duda (Broken Bow) 52-0 won by fall over Evan Hand (Columbus Scotus) 28-11 (Fall 4:55)
  • Quarterfinal – Lathan Duda (Broken Bow) 52-0 won by major decision over Kyle Sterup (C County/Osceola) 53-3 (MD 16-3)

C220

Keifer Anderson (31-16) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Robbie Lovejoy (Winnebago) 25-10 won by fall over Keifer Anderson (Broken Bow) 31-16 (Fall 0:55)

C285

Tyler Thomas (31-11) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Daven Whitley (BRLD) 16-5 won by decision over Tyler Thomas (Broken Bow) 31-11 (Dec 9-2)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Burwell

D120

Tate Phillipps (33-4) placed 6th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Tate Phillipps (Burwell) 33-4 won by fall over Gavin Losey (Hitchcock County) 14-27 (Fall 0:56)
  • Quarterfinal – Tate Phillipps (Burwell) 33-4 won by fall over Thomas Klemesrud (North Central) 25-7 (Fall 1:12)

D170

Alex Gideon (24-8) place is unknown and scored 3.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Alex Gideon (Burwell) 24-8 won by major decision over Alex Neefe (Hemingford) 19-21 (MD 11-0)
  • Quarterfinal – Issiah Borgmann (Stanton) 43-1 won by decision over Alex Gideon (Burwell) 24-8 (Dec 4-0)

D182

Corey Dawe (36-1) placed 6th and scored 10.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Corey Dawe (Burwell) 36-1 won by fall over Kole Brack (Weeping Water) 28-28 (Fall 1:31)
  • Quarterfinal – Corey Dawe (Burwell) 36-1 won by major decision over Riley Kessler (Mullen) 32-11 (MD 15-4)

D220

Jacob Busch (25-13) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Remington Hodges (Hitchcock County) 36-11 won by decision over Jacob Busch (Burwell) 25-13 (Dec 6-5)

D285

Hunter Mayfield (14-9) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kien Martin (Overton) 31-1 won by major decision over Hunter Mayfield (Burwell) 14-9 (MD 10-0)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Cozad

B126

Isaac White (29-20) place is unknown and scored 2.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Isaac White (Cozad) 29-20 won by decision over Lucien Engel (Col. Lakeview) 35-9 (Dec 4-2)
  • Quarterfinal – Michael Mass (Ralston) 14-3 won by decision over Isaac White (Cozad) 29-20 (Dec 9-6)

B138

Brecken Loftin (28-16) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Trevor Kluck (Aurora) 46-0 won by fall over Brecken Loftin (Cozad) 28-16 (Fall 1:52)

B220

Cade Stott (32-12) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Austin Rollman (Col. Lakeview) 29-13 won by decision over Cade Stott (Cozad) 32-12 (Dec 2-1)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Gothenburg

B132

Abe Mendez (16-11) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Bryce Brown (Hastings) 30-4 won by major decision over Abe Mendez (Gothenburg) 16-11 (MD 16-2)

B160

Riley Baker (26-18) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Chance Sjulin (Nebraska City) 22-15 won by decision over Riley Baker (Gothenburg) 26-18 (Dec 7-6)

B170

Isaiah Young (20-11) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Isaiah Young (Gothenburg) 20-11 won by fall over Mack Owens (Aurora) 26-16 (Fall 2:22)
  • Quarterfinal – Evan Canoyer (Waverly) 27-1 won by tech fall over Isaiah Young (Gothenburg) 20-11 (TF-1.5 5:07 (17-1))

B182

Trenton Peterson (12-13) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Damen Pape (Hastings) 50-0 won by fall over Trenton Peterson (Gothenburg) 12-13 (Fall 0:33)

B285

Ethan Libich (6-11) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Remington Gay (Arlington) 48-1 won by fall over Ethan Libich (Gothenburg) 6-11 (Fall 1:23)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Mullen

D106

Tristin Grooms (30-11) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Tristin Grooms (Mullen) 30-11 won by fall over Carter Brandyberry (Alma) 24-15 (Fall 2:30)
  • Quarterfinal – Hunter Bennett (Elkhorn Valley) 31-3 won by fall over Tristin Grooms (Mullen) 30-11 (Fall 5:51)

D113

Eli Paxton (46-7) placed 6th and scored 9.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Eli Paxton (Mullen) 46-7 won by decision over Aiden Piel (Rd Cloud/Bl Hill) 10-10 (Dec 11-9)
  • Quarterfinal – Eli Paxton (Mullen) 46-7 won by fall over Brayden Brecka (East Butler) 29-11 (Fall 2:25)

D120

Teven Marshall (40-2) placed 6th and scored 9.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Teven Marshall (Mullen) 40-2 won by decision over Tristan White (Arapahoe) 29-9 (Dec 7-2)
  • Quarterfinal – Teven Marshall (Mullen) 40-2 won by fall over Koby Smith (Elm Creek) 28-7 (Fall 5:51)

D126

Kyle Durfee (32-16) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Lane Barton (Meridian) 28-8 won by decision over Kyle Durfee (Mullen) 32-16 (Dec 3-2)

D145

Spencer Denaeyer (36-20) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Roy Guzman (Palmer) 41-15 won by medical forfeit over Spencer Denaeyer (Mullen) 36-20 (M. For.)

D160

Kendal Neal (25-23) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Chet Wichmann (Palmer) 38-12 won by decision over Kendal Neal (Mullen) 25-23 (Dec 4-3)

D182

Riley Kessler (32-11) place is unknown and scored 2.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Riley Kessler (Mullen) 32-11 won by decision over Trevor Schumacher (Howells-Dodge) 37-15 (Dec 6-0)
  • Quarterfinal – Corey Dawe (Burwell) 36-1 won by major decision over Riley Kessler (Mullen) 32-11 (MD 15-4)

D195

Ty Kvanvig (35-5) placed 6th and scored 9.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Ty Kvanvig (Mullen) 35-5 won by decision over Kayden Stubbs (Maxwell) 38-5 (Dec 8-3)
  • Quarterfinal – Ty Kvanvig (Mullen) 35-5 won by fall over Jestin Bayer (Howells-Dodge) 9-3 (Fall 1:38)

D220

Clayton Hassett (46-3) placed 6th and scored 10.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Clayton Hassett (Mullen) 46-3 won by fall over Kaden Dady (Brady) 23-10 (Fall 2:49)
  • Quarterfinal – Clayton Hassett (Mullen) 46-3 won by major decision over Braden Klover (Southern) 30-9 (MD 14-5)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Sand H./Thedford

D160

Reece Zutavern (45-6) placed 6th and scored 9.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Reece Zutavern (Sand H./Thedford) 45-6 won by fall over Remington Gay (Palmer) 31-21 (Fall 5:54)
  • Quarterfinal – Reece Zutavern (Sand H./Thedford) 45-6 won by decision over Derek Gibson (Maxwell) 36-3 (Dec 8-7)

D182

Bryan Zutavern (33-5) placed 6th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Bryan Zutavern (Sand H./Thedford) 33-5 won by fall over Justin Kuta (Palmer) 9-5 (Fall 1:08)
  • Quarterfinal – Bryan Zutavern (Sand H./Thedford) 33-5 won by fall over Dawson Kaup (Neligh-Oakdale) 35-11 (Fall 3:55)

D195

Reed Mcfadden (28-14) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Reed Mcfadden (Sand H./Thedford) 28-14 won by fall over Chase Swartwood (Elm Creek) 17-13 (Fall 5:45)
  • Quarterfinal – Wyatt Haverluck (Meridian) 23-6 won by major decision over Reed Mcfadden (Sand H./Thedford) 28-14 (MD 14-1)

D285

Brayton Branic (30-10) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Payton Christiancy (Superior) 30-14 won by fall over Brayton Branic (Sand H./Thedford) 30-10 (Fall 6:00)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Sandhills Valley

D195

Tyler Wolfe (21-12) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kaleb Pofahl (Neligh-Oakdale) 41-3 won by fall over Tyler Wolfe (Sandhills Valley) 21-12 (Fall 0:30)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for South Loup

D113

Logan Peterson (31-10) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Logan Peterson (South Loup) 31-10 won by fall over Creel Weber (Hemingford) 18-15 (Fall 2:41)
  • Quarterfinal – Scout Ashburn (Plainview) 44-5 won by tech fall over Logan Peterson (South Loup) 31-10 (TF-1.5 2:51 (16-0))

D132

Carson Mason (21-21) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Jeremy Larson (Brady) 49-1 won by fall over Carson Mason (South Loup) 21-21 (Fall 0:33)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Twin Loup

D106

Nolan Osborn (45-16) placed 6th and scored 8.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Nolan Osborn (Twin Loup) 45-16 won by decision over Alex Spotanski (Shelton) 27-21 (Dec 7-2)
  • Quarterfinal – Nolan Osborn (Twin Loup) 45-16 won by major decision over Blake Devitt (Hitchcock County) 17-23 (MD 12-2)

D113

Ethan Kipp (26-20) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Cayden Ellis (Winside) 33-5 won by fall over Ethan Kipp (Twin Loup) 26-20 (Fall 5:02)

D132

Archer Grint (31-21) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Carson Gruntorad (Elm Creek) 30-16 won by fall over Archer Grint (Twin Loup) 31-21 (Fall 3:07)

D145

Cooper Coons (42-5) place is unknown and scored 2.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Cooper Coons (Twin Loup) 42-5 won by decision over Jaegher Ogden (West Holt) 30-11 (Dec 12-5)
  • Quarterfinal – Matt Vanpelt (Southwest) 47-3 won in tie breaker – 1 over Cooper Coons (Twin Loup) 42-5 (TB-1 3-1)

D152

Colby Coons (45-1) placed 6th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Colby Coons (Twin Loup) 45-1 won by fall over Ayden Molzahn (Alma) 20-6 (Fall 1:22)
  • Quarterfinal – Colby Coons (Twin Loup) 45-1 won by fall over Jason Burch (Weeping Water) 38-7 (Fall 1:52)

2020 NSAA State Championships Results for Brady

D132

Jeremy Larson (49-1) placed 6th and scored 11.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Jeremy Larson (Brady) 49-1 won by fall over Carson Mason (South Loup) 21-21 (Fall 0:33)
  • Quarterfinal – Jeremy Larson (Brady) 49-1 won by fall over Art Escalante (Winside) 39-5 (Fall 1:58)

D220

Kaden Dady (23-10) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Clayton Hassett (Mullen) 46-3 won by fall over Kaden Dady (Brady) 23-10 (Fall 2:49)
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