Sophomore Chase Kallhoff won the Class C2-3 district speech meet and is the lone Neligh-Oakdale student to qualify for the state speech meet.
Kallhoff was first in Humorous Interpretation of Prose Literature. Clearwater-Orchard's Hannah Rittscher placed second.
Clearwater-Orchard hosted both the Class C2-3 and D2-3 meets Thursday.
The Class C2 state meet will be Friday, March 28, at the University of Nebraska-Kearney campus, beginning at 8:30 a.m.