Rowdy Moon, wrestling at 152 for Sargent/Burwell won by fall over Johnnie Huff of Pierce in the opening round of the State Wrestling finals in Omaha.
Round 1 and the quarter finals for Classes B & C in the books for the 2014 State High School Wrestling finals in Omaha. Classes A & D start around 4:30 this afternoon. Those who lost in the first round, or in the quarterfinals will have an opportunity to wrestle back tomorrow. Here are the results as they stand, organized by weight class. Don't miss next Thursday's Chief for complete results and photos of all of our state qualifiers.
106 - Championship Round 1 - Preston Jurgens (Beatrice) 33-5 won by fall over Clayton Glendy (Broken Bow) 24-13 (Fall 1:57)
170 - Chamionship Round 1 - Garrett Ulmer (Broken Bow) 25-10 won by major decision over Ethan Cradick (York) 32-19 (MD 9-0)70 - Quarterfinal - Nick Hollins (Omaha Skutt Catholic) 42-6 won by tech fall over Garrett Ulmer (Broken Bow) 25-11 (TF-1.5 5:12 (15-0))
120 â€“ Championship Round 1- Dakota Harvey (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 26-2 won by fall over Tom Roach (Doniphan-Trumbull) 37-5 (Fall 4:48) - Quarterfinal - Dakota Harvey (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 27-2 won by fall over Nick Gonzalez (Wakefield) 13-7 (Fall 4:21) Dakota remains in the hunt for gold.
132 - Championship Round 1- Evan Gideon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 44-0 won by tech fall over Zach McNally (Doniphan-Trumbull) 27-12 (TF-1.5 6:00 (21-3)) - Quarterfinal - Evan Gideon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 45-0 won by decision over Isaias Solorio (Madison) 21-8 (Dec 11-7) Evan stays undefeated and remains in the hunt for gold.
152 - Championship Round 1- Rowdy Moon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 17-4 won by fall over Johnnie Huff (Pierce) 21-15 (Fall 2:52) - Quarterfinal - Jordan Redler (Malcolm) 46-6 won by decision over Rowdy Moon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 17-5 (Dec 8-2)
160 - Championship Round 1- Coby Cassidy (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 39-8 won by decision over Skyler Ratkovec (East Butler) 33-3 (Dec 10-8) - Quarterfinal - Matthew Brtek (Norfolk Catholic) 31-9 won by major decision over Coby Cassidy (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 39-9 (MD 10-2)
170 - Championship Round 1- Bailey Brown (Centura) 31-8 won by decision over Lane Helgoth (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 32-13 (Dec 6-5)
182 - Championship Round 1- Logan Searle (South Central Nebraska Unified District #5) 37-8 won by fall over Tyler Gideon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 28-16 (Fall 0:52)
195 - Championship Round 1- Spencer Knopp (O`Neill) 36-4 won by major decision over Trace Gumb (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 31-10 (MD 9-1)
220 - Championship Round 1- Brook Huffman (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 38-5 won by decision over Jared Eucker (Malcolm) 27-15 (Dec 4-2) Quarterfinal - Brook Huffman (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 39-5 won by fall over Zach Oliver (Shelton/Kenesaw) 32-5 (Fall 1:25) Brook remains in the hunt for gold.
285 - Championship Round 1- Louis de Jager (Battle Creek) 37-5 won by fall over Dakota Divine (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 39-5 (Fall 1:00)