Kearney Over Columbus on the RoadPosted:
Kearney High hit the road for a dual match up with Columbus. The Bearcats won 9 of 14 weight classes to win the dual 48-20.
The Junior Varsity had 14 matches prior to the varsity dual. Matt Ross, Peyton Bottorf, Hunter Willis, Detrick Wilkerson, Cesar Alvarado, Reece Nicol, Jose Martinez, and Connor Brown all picked up victories by fall. Johnnie McCann earned a major decision with victory 17-3 over Enrique Baro from Columbus.
The varsity matches were highlighted by pins from Zane Hamaker (138lbs), Mason Merritt (160lbs), Gabe Ledesma (195lbs), Ashton Arrants (126lbs), and Damon Rodriguez (132lbs). Other Bearcats picking up wins were Christian Dakan (106lbs) and Gabe Crocker (120lbs) by forfeit and decision victories for Bryce Bottorf (138lbs) and Aaron Griffith (220lbs),
Kearney wrestlers are in action January 17th at the Midwest Duals in Kearney. This dual tournament features 26 college teams as well as 6 high school teams. Wrestling starts at 9am at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds extension building.