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Wrestlers see conference action
by Shari Friedel
Perkins County wrestlers attended the South Platte Valley Association tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 7 in Kimball. Participating teams and their standings were Bridgeport first, Chase County second, Sutherland third, North Platte St. Pat’s fourth, Hershey fifth, Kimball sixth and Perkins County seventh.
Two second place medals were earned by the Plainsmen, one by Beau Wood in the 182 lb. division and one by Emilio Perez, heavyweight.
PC individual results
Trye Hickey (132 lb.) Fifth place, seven team points. Pinned M. McConnell (Suth) 4:46; pinned by T. Peterson (Chase Co) 1:11; pinned by C. Riggs (NPSP) :44; pinned by J. Menke (Bridge) 3:29; pinned by J. Mohr (Kimball) 1:22
Jace Wid (138 lb.) Fourth place, four team points. pinned by B. Riggs (NPSP) 1:44; pinned by R. Cochran (Chase Co) :50; pinned by C. Ballentine (Hershey) 4:45
Beau Wood (182 lb.) Second place, 10 team points. Won 8-3 vs. C. Haarberg (Chase Co); pinned S. Bateman (Kimball) :45; pinned C. Toner (PC) 1:15; lost 4-9 vs. J. Fedorchik (Bridge)
Chase Toner (182 lb. ) Fifth place. Pinned by S. Bateman (Kimball) 1:01; pinned by J. Fedorchik (Bridge) :07; pinned by C. Haarberg (Chase Co) :42; pinned by Beau Wood (PC) 1:15
Emilio Perez (285 lb. ) Second place, 12 team points. Pinned T. Nicholson (Hershey) 3:43; bye; lost by technical fall vs. C. Freeze (Bridge) 1.5 5:00
The Plainsmen will participate in districts Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 and 11 in Sutherland.