Columbus High School wrestling celebrated their last home dual at their gymnasium hosting the #2 ranked Bearcats from Kearney High School. On a night celebrating the past Discoverer State Champions the Bearcats ended up on top of the Columbus wrestlers 47-20.
Kearney High School and Omaha Skutt Catholic both entered this dual ranked second in their respective classifications. The Bearcats were able to use some big wins as well as bonus points to defeat the Skyhawks of Omaha Skutt in their home gymnasium.
The Kearney High Wrestling team qualified for the State Dual Championships that will be held on February 23rd at The University of Nebraska at Kearney. The Class A competition will feature the top 8 teams in the State. The Bearcats are seeded third and will face Omaha North first round.
The Kearney High wrestling team defeated North Platte for the third time this season. This was the Bearcat’s last home dual. The night was highlighted by honoring of the senior wrestlers and their parents.
Kearney High wrestling continued dual meet action at the East / West Challenge in Lexington, NE on Friday, January 11th. The Bearcats wrestled four teams from the West pool (North Platte, Gering, Gothenburg, and Chadron). After winning all of these match ups KHS earned a spot in the East dual championship against Omaha Skutt Catholic.
The KHS wrestlers picked up a dual win on the road against Columbus on January 10th by a score of 66 to 12. The Junior varsity was also in action and the bearcat wrestlers were able to dominate their competition by winning 12 out of 14 weight classes.
The Kearney High wrestling team dominated their competition at the Ogallala invite this past Saturday. The Bearcats finished the tournament with a 5 and 0 dual record and the tournament championship. The team combined for a impressive 322 points against their opponents while only giving up 51 to the opposition.