Kearney High Bearcats Wrestling

History & Records



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Year Wrestler Weight
2018 Lee Herrington 285
2018 Nick James 138
2018 Phillip Moomey 126
2018 Brayden Smith 113
2017 Lee Herrington 285
2017 Phillip Moomey 120
2014 Dante Rodriguez 132
2014 Isaac Stansbury 120
2013 Hunter Bamford 126
2011 Hunter Bamford 103
2010 Hunter Bamford 103
2009 Tim Crocker 125
2009 Nick Rimpley 152
2008 Warner Phipps 160
2008 Justin Dekok 152
2007 Taylor Foss 285
2007 Daniel Rodriguez 135
2005 Shane Castillo 112
2004 Jay Ingraham 112
2002 Andrew Baumgartner 125
2002 Brandon Brill 135
2001 Brandon Brill 112
2000 Brandon Brill 103
2000 Adam Keiswetter 135
1999 Mark Jacobson 189
1999 Lance Tolstedt 275
1998 Lance Tolstedt 275
1998 David Miller 145
1997 David Miller 140
1996 David Miller 125
1996 Ryan Coe 189
1995 Ryan Coe 185
1994 Jerry Thomas 119
1993 Jerry Thomas 112
1992 Jerry Thomas 103
1992 Mark Blaschko 140
1982 Shad Carpenter 138
1980 Mark Weston 98
1974 Keven Anderson 98
1973 Keven Anderson 98
1971 Dirk Nickel 126
1969 Gale Epp 133
1968 Randy Fiddelke 145

Year Wrestler Weight Place
2018 Sean Jackson 195 3rd
2018 Teontae Wilson 145 2nd
2017 Sean Jackson 195 4th
2017 Trey Grube 160 2nd
2017 Nick James 132 2nd
2016 Lee Herrington 285 5th
2016 Andy Mason 195 6th
2016 Leo Palamo 182 4th
2016 Trey Grube 160 4th
2016 Trevar Bigelow 152 3rd
2016 Ashton Arrants 138 3rd
2016 Nick James 132 3rd
2016 Phillip Moomey 113 5th
2015 Gabe Ledesma 285 6th
2015 Aaron Griffith 220 3rd
2015 Cameron Schlender 182 5th
2015 Trevar Bigelow 145 5th
2015 Damon Rodriguez 132 5th
2015 Ashton Arrants 126 5th
2014 Gabe Ledesma 285 6th
2014 Damon Rodriguez 126 2nd
2013 Quinton Ross 220 5th
2013 Trey Schlender 182 3rd
2013 Kalen Mazenkowski 152 2nd
2013 Austin Marshall 132 2nd
2013 Isaac Stansbury 113 3rd
2012 Kalen Mazenkowski 145 6th
2012 Jacob Oertle 138 6th
2012 Seth Nehls 120 2nd
2012 Hunter Bamford 113 2nd
2012 Isaac Stansbury 106 4th
2011 Jacob Oertle 130 2nd
2011 Zach Rees 135 2nd
2011 Noah Gable 140 3rd
2011 Asa Stansbury 119 4th
2011 Ryan Bauer 112 4th
2010 Asa Stansbury 112 4th
2010 Andrew Smith 119 6th
2010 Zach Rees 125 4th
2010 Noah Gable 135 4th
2010 Nick Rimpley 152 4th
2010 Brandon Neujahr 160 3rd
2010 Jensen Foss 171 3rd
2010 Sean Cherry 189 5th
2010 Junior Chavez 215 6th
2009 Zach Rees 119 3rd
2009 Jensen Foss 171 3rd
2009 Brandon Neujhar 140 5th
2009 Sean Cherry 189 6th
2009 Junior Chavez 215 4th
2008 Tim Crocker 112 4th
2008 Jarek Patterson 119 4th
2008 Collin Rees 125 6th
2008 Brandon Rimpley 130 3rd
2008 Nick Rimpley 145 5th
2008 Michael Shafer 189 5th
2007 Tim Crocker 112 3rd
2007 Jarek Patterson 119 4th
2007 Islam Abitov 130 4th
2007 Warner Phipps 145 2nd
2007 Justin DeKok 152 5th
2007 Jon Pearson 160 3rd
2006 Tim Crocker 103 3rd
2006 Daniel Rodriguez 130 3rd
2006 Jon Crocker 135 6th
2006 Warner Phipps 140 5th
2006 Marvin Peterson 152 3rd
2005 Daniel Rodriguez 119 3rd
2005 Reese Florang 140 6th
2004 Shane Castillo 119 5th
2004 Andrew Baumgartner 145 2nd
2004 Ross McMullen 160 5th
2004 Andy Walters 171 6th
2003 Jay Ingraham 103 6th
2003 Brandon Brill 130 2nd
2003 Reese Florang 140 6th
2003 Justin Crist 275 4th
2002 Tyler Krotz 140 5th
2002 Josh Crist 275 2nd
2001 Scott Kwiatkoski 152 5th
2001 Isaac Robinson 119 4th
2000 Scott Kwiatkoski 152 3rd
2000 Jesse Florang 171 3rd
1999 Kyle Stover 112 6th
1999 Josh Bauer 125 6th
1999 Adam Keiswetter 130 3rd
1999 Scott Kwiatkoski 145 5th
1999 Jesse Florang 171 4th
1999 Paul Hanich 215 3rd
1998 Josh Robinson 112 2nd
1998 Rob Bishop 119 3rd
1998 Brett Smith 135 4th
1998 Frank Kuchera 160 3rd
1998 Jeff Coe 171 2nd
1998 Mark Jacobson 189 3rd
1998 Tony Rodriguez 215 2nd
1997 Josh Saldivar 125 5th
1997 Brett Smith 130 4th
1997 Jeff Coe 152 4th
1997 Von Alavi 189 4th
1997 Tony Rodriguez 215 4th
1997 Lance Tolstedt 275 2nd
1996 Jeff Coe 145 3rd
1995 David Miller 106 2nd
1995 Rick McGee 126 2nd
1995 Tom Larson 134 6th
1995 Chad Frink 151 4th
1995 Scott Nachtigal 160 2nd
1995 Joe Panowicz 215 4th
1994 Andy Bishop 125 6th
1994 Jasson Hemmerling 140 5th
1994 Kenton Jurgenson 145 4th
1994 Chad Frink 152 4th
1994 Scott Nachtigal 160 3rd
1994 Ryan Coe 189 2nd
1994 Brad Gilliming 275 5th
1993 Andy Bishop 119 5th
1993 Ben Day 140 5th
1993 Brad Gilliming 275 4th
1992 Dean Chamberlin 130 5th
1992 Ryan Panowicz 160 2nd
1991 Kurt Kuskie 160 5th
1989 Andrew Bauer 112 2nd
1989 Jerry Hill 119 2nd
1989 Kevin Cleary 145 4th
1988 Andrew Bauer 103 2nd
1988 Marc Bauer 119 2nd
1987 Marc Bauer 112 3rd
1987 Scott Blaschko 126 6th
1984 Shawn Steinle 155 2nd
1983 Shawn Steinle 145 2nd
1983 Rich Tondraeu 167 6th
1982 Kevin Steinle 167 6th
1981 Mark Weston 112 2nd
1981 Shad Carpenter 138 3rd
1980 Ken Seeger 105 4th
1980 Waco Carpenter 126 3rd
1980 Terry Fiala 185 2nd
1979 Greg Kantaras 98 4th
1979 Keith Morse 112 3rd
1979 Randy Heiliger 145 6th
1978 Waco Carpenter 112 5th
1978 Bob Turner 126 2nd
1977 Jed Dobberstien 126 2nd
1976 Jed Dobberstien 112 3rd
1976 Dan Clement 119 3rd
1974 Henery Harmony hwt 2nd
1972 Rod Geisert 119 2nd
1971 Dan Christensen 145 4th
1969 Ron Eilers 120 2nd
1965 Herb Compton hwt 4th
1962 Royal Van Horn 138 4th
1962 Doug Marlatt 154 4th
1961 Keith Smith 145 2nd
1961 Mack Nickle 154 2nd
1960 Sam Cowan hwt 3rd
1959 Ed Sheen 138 4th
1959 Don Hather 180 3rd

Year Wrestler Event Place
2018 Phillip Moomey USA Preseason Nationals 1st
2018 Nick James USA Preseason Nationals 3rd
2018 Archer Heelan USA Cadet Greco Nationals 7th
2018 Lee Herrington USA Junior Freestyle Nationals 8th
2018 Phillip Moomey UWW Cadet Greco Nationals 1st (Cadet World Team Member)
2017 Phillip Moomey USA Cadet Greco Nationals 1st
2017 Phillip Moomey USA Cadet Freestyle Nationals 3rd
2017 Phillip Moomey UWW Cadet Greco Nationals 4th
2016 Nick James USA Preseason Folkstyle Nationals 6th
2016 Phillip Moomey USA Cadet Greco Nationals 5th
2014 Dante Rodriguez Junior FILA Greco Nationals 1st (Junior World Team Member)
2016 Dante Rodriguez USA Preseason Folkstyle Nationals 1st
2013 Hunter Bamford Senior Nationals 4th
2004 Daniel Rodriguez USA Cadet Freestyle Nationals 2nd
1997 David Miller USA Junior Greco Nationals 1st
1996 David Miller USA Junior Greco Nationals 8th
1996 Ryan Coe USA Junior Freestyle Nationals 4th
1996 Lance Tolsted USA Cadet Freestyle Nationals 8th
1995 Ryan Coe USA Junior Greco Nationals 5th

College All-Americans

Year Wrestler School – Division Place
2005 Adam Keiswetter UNK – NCAA D2 3rd
2004 Adam Keiswetter UNK – NCAA D2 5th
2003 Frank Kuchera UNK – NCAA D2 National Champion
2002 Frank Kuchera UNK – NCAA D2 5th
1998 Mark Blaschko UNK – NCAA D2 6th
1996 Mark Blaschko UNK – NCAA D2 8th
1993 Marc Bauer UNO – NCAA D2 3rd
1992 Marc Bauer UNO – NCAA D2 6th
1991 Marc Bauer UNO – NCAA D2 7th
1985 Mark Weston UNO – NCAA D2 2nd
1984 Mark Weston UNO – NCAA D2 5th
1980 Jed Dobberstein Kearney State – NAIA 8th
1978 Henry Harmoney Huron – NAIA 5th
1975 Keven Anderson Kearney State – NAIA 6th
1971 Gale Epp McCook Community College – NJCAA National Champion

Kearney High School Wrestling Records

Record Information Record Holder Year Record
Victories – Season Dante Rodriguez, Phillip Moomey 2014, 2018 48 Wins
Victories – Career Hunter Bamford 2010-13 156 wins
Consecutive Victories David Miller 1996-1998 100 wins
Falls – Season Warner Phipps & Lee Herrington 2018 37 Pins
Falls – Career David Miller 1995-98 120 Pins
Consecutive Falls David Miller 1996-98 41 Pins
Fastest Fall Adam Keiswetter 1999 7 Sec.
Takedowns – Season Adam Keiswetter 2000 161 Takedowns
Takedowns – Career Jerry Thomas 1991-1994 470 Takedowns
Team Points – Season Dante Rodriguez 2014 332.5 Points
Record Information Team Record
Dual Victories – Season 2008 22 Wins
Falls – Tournament 2017 – 2018 47 Falls (Flatwater Fracas)
Falls – Season 2008 272 Pins
Takedowns – Season 2017 1032 Takedowns
State Tournament Points 1998 196 Points
State Champions 1998
State Dual Champions 2018
State Runner-Ups 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018
State Dual Runner-Ups 2016, 2017

 

Rank Record Holder Year Wins
1 Hunter Bamford 2013 156
2 Tim Crocker 2009 149
3 David Miller 1998 141
4 Warner Phipps 2008 136
5 Phillip Moomey & Nick James 2018, 2018 135
6 Brandon Brill 2003 124
7 Daniel Rodriguez 2007 123
8 Jerry Thomas, Asa Stansbury 1994, 2011 122
9 Lee Herrington 2018 116
10 Isaac Stansbury 2013 115

Kearney High School Wrestling Dual Records

Year Record
2018 20-1 *State Dual Champions
2017 16-3
2016 17-3
2015 16-1
2014 14-4
2013 12-6
Year Record
2012 16-4
2011 19-2
2010 18-2
2009 14-3
2008 22-0
2007 14-2
2006 11-0
2005 5-4
2004 7-2
2003 6-2
2002 7-2
2001 10-2
2000 7-2
1999 8-1
1998 8-0
1997 8-1
1996 9-2
1995 11-1
1994 10-0
1993 9-2
1992 11-1
1991 7-4
1990 4-6
1989 3-6
1988 3-5-1
1987 6-2-1
1986 9-3
1985 4-6
1984 4-4
1983 4-7
1982 5-4
1981 7-1
1980 8-1
1979 5-3
1978 4-3
1977 6-3
1976 5-2
1975 3-5
1974 3-6
1973 9-1
1972 8-0
1971 7-0
Year Record
1970 6-1
1969 4-2
1968 6-1
Year Record
1967 7-1
1966 8-0
1965 6-6
Year Record
1964 2-9-1
1963 3-6
1962 9-2
1961 9-1
1960 6-2
1959 6-4
1958 3-2
1957 3-1