Thurston County is going to look an awful lot like Antelope County this weekend with all of the local schools competing in the Class D-2 district meet.
Clearwater-Orchard, Elgin Public/Pope John, Elkhorn Valley and Neligh-Oakdale will all competed in Pender on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15.
The two-day meet will feature four Class D teams currently rated, as well as 24 individual ranked wrestlers. Local wrestlers currently state rated are Louis Herley (5-113), Neligh-Oakdale; Shane Willats (5-182), Clearwater/Orchard; and Connor Bentley (4-195), Neligh-Oakdale.
Other assigned schools at the meet are Arcadia-Loup City, Archbishop Bergan, Guardian Angels Central Catholic, HSF/LHF, Howells-Dodge, North Central, Osmond, Pender, Plainview, Randolph, Scribner-Snyder, St. Mary's, West Holt and Winside.
According to the Lincoln Journal-Star Class D ratings, Plainview is ranked second, Pender is third, Scribner-Snyder fourth and Neligh-Oakdale ninth.
Ranked individual wrestlers at the meet are listed below by weight.
106: 1. Wyatt Lane, Arcadia/Loup City; 3. Ryan Molacek, Howells-Dodge; 4. Sean Mann, Winside.
113: 1. Christian Miller, Plainview; 3. Josh Davis, Pender; 5. Louis Herley, Neligh-Oakdale.
120: 4. Cole Aschoff, Plainview.
126: 3. Mark Dunn, Pender; 6. Sean Mendlik, Archbishop Bergan.
132: 3. Drew Loberg, Randolph; 6. Marcos Escalera, Winside.
138: 1. Jacob Sebade, Pender.
152: 2. Felipe Pinales, Archbishop Bergan; 4. Tony Steinkraus, Plainview.
160: 3. Seth Novak, Howells-Dodge; 6. Tristan Weitzenkamp, Scribner-Snyder.
170: 3. Troy Ebel, Scribner-Snyder; 4. Viktor Jonseth, West Holt.
182: 1. Tyson Bolling, Plainview; 5. Shane Willats, Clearwater/Orchard.
195: 2. Dylan Loberg, Randolph; 4. Connor Bentley, Neligh-Oakdale.
220: 2. Caleb Lienemann, Winside; 5. Justin Dearmont, North Central.
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