Kearney High Bearcats Wrestling

Bearcats Qualify 7 for Fargo


This past Saturday 10 Bearcat wrestlers competed for the Golden Eagles Wrestling Club at the Nebraska USA State Freestyle & Greco Tournament. Between the two styles of wrestling, we finished with 9 Champions and 4 Runner-Ups. Phillip Moomey won 3 brackets himself placing 1st in the Cadet Freestyle, Cadet Greco & Junior Freestyle. Phillip beat 3 different State Champions on the day. Also placing 1st were incoming freshmen Archer Heelen & Gage Ferguson. Archer & Gage competed in the Schoolboy division picking up 1st in both Freestyle & Greco. Archer finished off a successful spring by earning NEUSA’s Triple Crown award for becoming a USA State Champion in Folkstyle, Freestyle & Greco. Also placing 1st in both styles was junior Lee Herrington.

Also competing for the Bearcats were Brayden Smith (Cadet – 4th – FS, 2nd – GR), Carter Ables (Cadet – 3rd – FS, 4th – GR), Nick James (Junior – 2nd – FS, 2nd – GR), Teontae Wilson (Junior – 3rd – FS, 3rd – GR), Bronson Amend (Cadet 4th – GR), Sean (Junior – 2nd – FS, 3rd – GR).

Brayden Smith, Cater Ables, Phillip Moomey, Nick James, Teontae Wilson, & Sean Jackson all qualified for the USA Freestyle & Greco Nationals in Fargo, ND this July. Phillip, Nick, Teontae, & Lee will also be wrestling for Team Nebraska at the Junior National Duals held in Tulsa, OK this June.

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