Alliance and Hemingford brought a combined 8 wrestlers to state competition at the Century Link Center in Omaha Thursday-Saturday February 14-16.
Here is audio of the Paul Ruff and Justin Davis medal matches, which happened simultaneously:
120 – Paul Ruff
MATCH 1 vs. Jorge Loarca, Neb. City WIN by 17-0 Technical Fall; moves into quarterfinals.
MATCH 2 defeats Reece Jaqua, Wayne, 16-1 technical fall. Moves into Semi-Finals.
MATCH 3 loses to Jackson Neilson, Blair, 18-8 decision. Moves to Consolations Semi’s Saturday
MATCH 4 loses to Dyson Kunz, Central City, 3-1 decision. Will wrestle for 5th/6th place medal.
MEDAL MATCH defeats Brock Little, No. Platte, 2-0 Decision. Receives 5th Place Medal.
152 – Philip Halstead
MATCH 1 loses to Raymond Loftis, West Point Beemer, 10-6 decision. Moves into 1st Round Consolations.
MATCH 2 loses to Conner Kreikemeier, Raymond Central, 6-3 decision. Eliminated.
182 – Matthew Escamilla
MATCH 1 loses to Eli Jansen, Om. Scutt, PIN @1:21. Moves into 1st Round Consolations.
MATCH 2 defeats William Markson, Schuyler, 3-1 Sudden Victory. Moves into 2nd Rd. Cons.
MATCH 3 loses to Coby Lyons, York, 2-0 decision. Eliminated.
195 – Jayden Bauer
MATCH 1 loses to Brayan Rodriguez, York. PIN @ 2;55. Moves into 1st Round Consolations.
MATCH 2 loses to Trevor Rutkowski, Blair, 11-7 Decision. Eliminated.
220 – Baily Hood
MATCH 1 loses to Jesus Maganda, Schuyler, 14-5 decision. Moves into 1st Round Consolations.
MATCH 2 defeats Joe Rodriguez, West Point Beemer, PIN @ :53. Moves into 2nd Rd. Consolations.
MATCH 3 loses to Douglas Lazzo, York, PIN @ :52. Eliminated.
126 – Justin Davis
MATCH 1 defeats Carter Jensen, Pierce, 9-1 decision. Moves into quarterfinals.
MATCH 2 defeats Lee Carlson, Sutton, PIN @ 4:37. Moves into Semi-Finals.
MATCH 3 loses to Brandon Schram, Tekamah Herman, 6-0.
MATCH 4 loses to Cameron Schrod, Aquinas Catholic, 6-4 Sudden Victory. Will wrestle for 5th/6th place.
MEDAL MATCH loses to Casey Falkenberry, Broken Bow, PIN @ 1:30. Receives 6th Place Medal.
132 – Carter Buchheit
MATCH 1 loses to Hunter McNultty, Logan View, PIN @3:15. Moves into 1st Round Con.
MATCH 2 defeats Sean Henkel, Yutan. PIN @ 2;21. Moves into 2nd Rd. Consolations.
MATCH 3 loses to Owen Lade, Battle Creek, 12-1 decision. Eliminated.
220 – Cade Payne
MATCH 1 defeats Jarvis Smith, Sutton, 7-5 Sudden Victory. Moves into Quarterfinals.
MATCH 2 loses to Austin Marx, Battle Creek, PIN @ 5:54. Moves into 2nd Round Consolations.
MATCH 3 loses to Colby Johnson, Madison, 1-0 decision. Eliminated.