|Plainsmen lock horns with Kimball, Chase County|
The Perkins County Plainsmen varsity wrestling team had a busy week with two traveling meets, a dual against the Kimball Longhorns Thursday, Jan. 14 and a tournament hosted by the Chase County Longhorns Saturday, Jan. 16.
Most of the matches in the Kimball dual resulted in pins, with two in the Plainsmen’s favor—Kyle Schulze at 130 lbs. and 215 lb. Vinny Ross. Riley Kosmicki at 152 lbs. won by decision. Austin Thelander, Rassel Hausman, Christian Miyamoto and Ethan Behrends were pinned by their opponents. John Prante and Markus Wehrmann received forfeits, while Ty Summers lost by decision.
Austin Thelander (103 lbs.) pinned by Austin Pile.
Rassel Hausman (119 lbs.) pinned by Shawn Nagel.
Kyle Schulze (130 lbs.) pinned Tyson Culek.
Christian Miyamoto (140 lbs.) pinned by Trendon Hinton.
Riley Kosmicki (152 lbs.) won 5-2, Michael Robinson.
John Prante (171 lbs.) received forfeit.
Markus Wehrmann (189 lbs.) received forfeit.
Vinny Ross (215 lbs.) pinned Preston Lukassen.
Ethan Behrends (285 lbs.) pinned by Matt Merryfield.
Ty Summers, JV (215 lbs.) lost 4-8 to Lance Winters.
Chase County Invite
At the Saturday, Jan. 16 tournament at Chase County, Perkins County finished in the 12th place spot with 19 team points.
Chadron was first with 146.5 points, Cambridge second with 130.5, Sidney took third with 122 team points. Fourth went to Ogallala (89); fifth Garden County (83.5), sixth Chase County (83.5), seventh Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade (61), eighth Hershey (61), ninth North Platte St. Pat’s (60), 10th Bridgeport (34), 11th Dundy County/Stratton (24) and 13th Wray, Colo. (11).
Austin Thelander (103 lbs.) lost 0-14 C. Lococo, Sidney; pinned by C. Scherbarth, Chadron.
Trey Johnson (125 lbs.) pinned by C. Bila, Chadron; pinned by L. Tinnon, Ogallala.
Kyle Schulze (130 lb.) pinned B. Kubitschek, Ogallala; lost 8-10 A. Rodriguez, Cambridge.
Christian Miyamoto (140 lbs.) pinned by M. Milanuk, Garden County; pinned by J. Schremmer, Chadron.
Riley Kosmicki (152 lbs.) third place; won 8-0 B. Pieper, NPSP; lost 5-6 D. Russel, Garden County; won 9-4 C. DeCora, Bridgeport; won 3-0, B. Pieper, NPSP.
Vinny Ross (215 lb.) pinned by T. Collins, Ogallala; lost 0-3 A. Brown, Chadron.
The Plainsmen will again hit the road to take part in a tournament in Mullen Saturday, Jan. 23.