|Wrestlers travel to Gordon for meet two|
Plainsmen wrestlers got their longest road trip out of the way early in the season with the Gordon/Rushville Invitational Saturday, Dec. 12.
Meeting with 13 other teams, Perkins County finished in 12th place with 28 team points.
Top team and pin tourney champ was Phillip, S.D., with a total of 182 points.
Second place went to Mitchell with 123.50; third to Ainsworth with 119 points.
Valentine (115.5) was fourth; Gordon-Rushville (109) fifth; Chadron (103) sixth; Bennet County, S.D. seventh; Sidney (68.5) eighth; Ogallala (45) ninth; Mullen (41.50) 10th; Pine Ridge, S.D. (36) 11th; Red Cloud, S.D. (18) 13th; Little Wound, S.D. (3) 14th.
Austin Thelander (103 lb.) 0-2; pinned by L. Blasius, Phillip, S.D., 1:05; pinned by F. Sanabria, Mitchell, 4:22.
Christian Miyamoto (140 lb.) 2-2; lost 13-6 G. Flolchert, Ogallala; pinned G. Swett, Ainsworth 1:27; pinned B. Roach, Sidney 4:54; lost 15-4 J. Schremmer, Chadron.
Riley Kosmicki (152 lb.) 2-1 second place; pinned J. Cordona, Mitchell 3:15; pinned J. Richardson, Gordon/Rushville 1:58; pinned by B. Lobdell, Phillip 2:30.
John Prante (171 lb.) 0-2; pinned by M. Beel, Valentine 1:55; lost 15-2 J. Hernandez, Red Cloud, S.D.
Vinny Ross (215 lb.) 1-2; pinned by S. Neal, Sidney 4:39; won 15-6 B. Clark, Ainsworth; pinned by C. Meier, Mitchell 1:43.
Ethan Behrends (215 lb.) 0-2; pinned by B. Springer, Ogallala :26; pinned by T. Dixon, Pine Ridge 1:28.
Trey Johnson (125 lb.) 1-2; pinned by A. Pinney, Phillip, S.D. 2:47; pinned by S. Running Eagle, Red Cloud, S.D. :38; won 4-0 B. Hicks, Bennet Co., S.D.
Pierre Schmitt (135 lb.) 0-2; pinned by H. Harner, Ogallala :31; pinned by B. Kubithek, Ogallala :31.
Mark Hanson (140 lb.) 1-2; won 6-4 S. Doyle, Valentine; pinned by J. Graham, Valentine :58; pinned by T. McNair, Ainsworth 2:11.
Ty Summers (215 lb.) 1-3; lost 0-6 M. Fast Wolf, Red Cloud, S.D.; pinned by N. Graff, Ainsworth, :53; pinned by J. Leider, Mitchell :57; pinned J. May, Little Wound, S.D. 2:30.
The Plainsmen will stay closer to home this week with a tournament at Sutherland Saturday, Dec. 19 beginning at 9 a.m.