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With 10 medalists, Neligh-Oakdale finished second at its annual Neligh-Oakdale Wrestling Invitational on Saturday. The 18-team invite included every school in Antelope County.
Amherst repeated as the team champion with 298 points. The Warriors were runner-up with 148 points, led by Garrett Jacobsen, runner-up at 160, and Connor Bentley, runner-up at 195 pounds.
Also earning medals for Neligh-Oakdale were Louis Herley (sixth at 113), Wyatt Knievel (third at 120), Kyle Wilkinson (fifth at 132), Blake Heithoff (fourth at 152), Will Paul (fifth at 170), Colby Roland (fifth at 182), Dylan Kaup (fifth at 220) and Luke Jacobsen (fourth at 285).
Elkhorn Valley was eighth with 65 points, led by runner-up Noah Rutjens at 152, Ajejandro Martinez (fifth at 106) and Sean Vanderford (sixth at 132), Chris Peterson (third at 170) and Nick Maughn (sixth at 285).
Clearwater-Orchard was 12th with 35 points, led by Shane Willats, who finished fourth at 182 pounds, and Alex Olivan, fourth at 195.
Elgin Public/Pope John was 13th with 34 points, led by runner-up Andrew Fangman at 145 points and Brett Kinney (6th at 138).
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