Lexington, Neb. (westernkansasnews.com)–Taking the mat for the first time in two weeks, the Scott City wrestling team went north on Saturday, competing in the ever-tough John Higgins Invitational in Lexington, Nebraska.
Hastings won the tournament with 199.5 points, while Lexington was second with 182 points, and Scott City finished third with 153.5 points.
The Beavers were able to put one wrestler on the top of the awards stand. Kaden Wren would win the 138-pound weight class, winning in an ultimate tiebreaker 4-3. That win helped him win the Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament award.
Taking home second place finishes were Wyatt Hayes at 170 and Kyle Sherwood at 220 pounds.
Up next for Scott City is the Rocky Welton Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Garden City.
Hastings 199.5, Lexington 182, Scott City 153.5, Sidney 144.5, Cozad 128.5, McCook 89.5, Adams Central 88, Holdrege 80.5, North Platte 70.5, Gering 66.5, Gothenburg 45, Holyoke 35.5
Scott City Results
Zach Rohrbough, 4th Place
Won by fall over Devon Ackles, Adams Central, 2:46; lost by tech fall to Quinton Chavez, Gering, 17-2; won by fall over Markus Miller, Hastings, 2:58; lost by decision to Ivan Lazo, Lexington, 6-3
Conner Armendariz, DNP
Lost by fall to Landon Zeckser, Hastings, 3:25, lost by fall to Dylan Hubbard, Lexington, 4:49
Brandon Roberts, 3rd Place
Lost by decision to Talyn Campbell, McCook, 6-5; won by decision over Brock Little, North Platte, 5-2; won by decision over Jacob Peckham, Sidney, 3-2
Justus McDaniel, 4th Place
Won by tech fall over Raymen Riley, North Platte, 18-2; lost by decision to Wyatt Hotz, Gothenburg, 8-4; won by fall over Trevor Felber, McCook, 1:34 lost by decision to Izaak Hunsley, Hastings, SV-1 3-1
Kaden Wren, 1st Place
Won by major decision over Treven Melroy, Holdrege, 11-2; won by fall over Mason Brumbaugh, Hastings, 1:03; won in the ultimate tie breaker over Trey Arellano, Sidney, UTB 4-3
Theron Tucker, 4th Place
Won by fall over Jameson Smith, Gothenburg, 0:22; won by fall over Jackson Johnson, Adams Central, 0:45; lost by fall to Kaleb Pohl, Cozad, 1:39; won by fall over Jesus Trejo, Holyoke, 2:49; lost by fall to Brody Raines, Sidney), 2:00
Noah Kliessen, DNP
Won by fall over Blake Hessler, Adams Central, 5:33; lost by decision to Tyler Peterson, Holdrege, 15-8; won by decision over Kallen Feikert, McCook, 12-8; lost by decision to Dakota Haines, Lexington, 6-2
Justin Hundertmark, 6th Place
Lost by fall to Riley Kopf, Lexington, 0:45; won by decision over Damian Smith, Holdrege, 7-3; lost by fall to Brady Robb, Sidney, 0:34; lost by fall to Jackson Phelps, Hastings, 2:26
Wyatt Hayes, 2nd Place
Won by fall over Kody Hahn, McCook, 1:35; won by fall over Conner Wescoat, Cozad, 1:06; lost by decision to Damen Pape, Hastings, 5-4
Cale Goodman, 3rd Place
Lost by decision to Kyle Patten, Hastings, 5-3; won by fall over Aidan Stuart, Lexington, 3:55; won by decision over Kyle Patten, Hastings, 8-1
Alonzo Frances, DNP
Lost by fall to Imanol Munoz, Holdrege, 1:49; lost by tiebreaker to Nathan Hofrock, Sidney, TB-1 3-2
Kyle Sherwood, 2nd Place
Won by fall over James Hernandez, Lexington, 2:38; won by decision over Cade Stott, Cozad, 3-2; lost by fall to Trent Weak, Holdrege, 2:56
Taylor Heili, 5th Place
Lost by fall to Hunter Cunningham, McCook, 1:32; won by fall over Nick Gannon, Holdrege, 4:19; lost by fall to Josh Callejas, Hastings, 0:59; won by fall over Lane Hughes, Sidney, 1:43