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While wrestling is often considered an individual sport, Elkhorn Valley left this weekend's state tournament with a team trophy as the Class D state runner-up.
The Falcons qualified seven wrestlers for state and six advanced to Friday night's consolation and semifinal round. From there, three qualified for the state championships. Dillon Stewart and Josh McFarland each won state titles while Darren Stewart finished as state runner-up.
As a team, Elkhorn Valley scored 88 points, behind winner Burwell with 124. Mullen was third with 72 points. The Falcons were fifth last year at state and third the year before. The season is not yet over for Elkhorn Valley as the team will next compete in the State Duals tournament.
Complete results for the state qualifiers are below.
2018 NSAA Championships Results for Elkhorn Valley
D106 Hunter Bennett (33-16) place is unknown and scored 1.00 team points.