Kearney High Bearcats Wrestling

Two Bearcats place at Fall Brawl


Kalen Mazankowski and Trey Schlender Competing
Kalen Mazankowski and Trey Schlender Competing.
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Kearney High was well represented at the Blue Chip Fall Brawl held in Kansas City Missouri on October 20th, 2012. Kalen Mazankowski placed second in the 160 lb weight bracket. Kalen won 4 straight matches to reach the finals before being forced to injury default out of the championship bout with a shoulder injury. Trey Schlender battled back after an early loss the eventual tournament runner up. Schlender reeled off five straight victories to end up with a third place finish in the 182 lb weight class. This years Fall Brawl featured 410 wrestlers in the high school division from 11 different states including Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Wyoming, Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas.


Kalen Mazankowski

  • Champ. Round 1: Kalen Mazankowski (Nebraska) over Dalton Kuenzel (Missouri) (Dec 8-1)
  • Champ. Round 2: Kalen Mazankowski (Nebraska) over Colton Clayborn (Kansas) (Pin 3:53)
  • Quarterfinal: Kalen Mazankowski (Nebraska) over Micah Blakely (Missouri) (Dec 4-3)
  • Semifinal: Kalen Mazankowski (Nebraska) over Brennan Johnson (Missouri) (Dec 1-0)
  • 1st Place Match: Lukas Poloncic (Wyoming) over Kalen Mazankowski (Nebraska) (Inj.)

Trey Schlender

  • Champ. Round 1: Trey Schlender (Nebraska) over () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2: John Filipek (Missouri) over Trey Schlender (Nebraska) (Dec 9-5)
  • Cons. Round 2: Trey Schlender (Nebraska) over () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 3: Trey Schlender (Nebraska) over Jared Langley (Kansas) (Dec 3-0)
  • Cons. Round 4: Trey Schlender (Nebraska) over Kyle Summers (Missouri) (Dec 3-0)
  • Cons. Round 5: Trey Schlender (Nebraska) over Levi Turley (Missouri) (Pin 1:20)
  • Cons. Semi: Trey Schlender (Nebraska) over Jared Johnson (Kansas) (Inj.)
  • 3rd Place Match: Trey Schlender (Nebraska) over Keyes Nelson (Nebraska) (Pin 2:14)

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