February 25, 2024

Scott City wrestling 8th in Lexington, Girls wrestle in Cimarron

Lexington, NE (westernkansasnews.com)–The Scott City wrestling team made their annual trip to Lexington on Friday and Saturday to compete in the John Higgins Invitational. After a dual loss to the Minutemen on Friday 41-34, the faced some solid competition from Nebraska and Colorado on Saturday in the tournament. 

Shorthanded due to sickness and injury, the Beavers would place seven wrestlers out of 12, with the highest placing fourth. That included Collin McDaniel at 126, Zach Rohrbough at 145, and JP Harris at 220. Rohrbough reach 100 career wins by winning his quarterfinal match. 

Scott City would send three girls to wrestle at the Cimarron Invitational on Friday. MacKayla Miller would take the title in the 191/235 girls division to lead the way. 

Scott City boys varsity will compete in the Rocky Welton Invitational on Friday and Saturday, while the Girls head to the Larned Invitational on Saturday. 

Team Scores
Bennington, NE 208.5; Wray, CO 162; Hastings, NE 155; North Platte, NE 155; Beatrice, NE 128; Cozad, NE 125; Gering, NE 115; Scott City 94, Lexington, NE 88.5; Sidney, NE 49; Adams Central, NE 33; Gothenburg, NE 29; McCook, NE 21.5; Holdrege, NE 11

Scott City Medalists
5th Place Match: Aaron Wilson, Cozad, won by dec over Waylon Ricker, Scott City, 3-2
3rd Place Match: Bryce Karlin, Beatrice, won by fall over Collin McDaniel, Scott City, 1:55
3rd Place Match: Dreu White, Cozad, won by dec over Zach Rohrbough, Scott City, SV-1 4-2
5th Place Match: Alonso Frances, Scott City, won by fall over Bladen Blecha, Adams Centeral, :53
5th Place Match: Ismael Ayala, Lexington, won by fall over Brady Welker, Scott City, 3:00
3rd Place Match: Brock Ostdiek, Beatrice, won by dec over JP Harris, Scott City, 10-7
5th Place Match: Josh Jacobson, Scott City, won by dec over Alex Maye, Beatrice, 2-1

Girls at Cimarron
Camryn Conner, 3rd Place
Brooklyn Gososman, 3rd Place

Mackayla Miller, 1st Place