|Wrestlers travel to Gordon-Rushville for weekend competition|
Perkins County Plainsmen wrestlers, short in numbers due to injuries, traveled to Gordon-Rushville for the Saturday, Dec. 11 tournament.
The team accumulated 15 team points, and finished 12th of 15 schools participating.
Valentine finished first with a team score of 160.5. Ainsworth was second with 136.5 and Chadron third with 123. Other participating teams included Phillip, S.D., Mullen, Mitchell, Ogallala, Gordon Rushville, Bennett County, S.D., Sidney, Pine Ridge, S.D., Red Cloud, SD, Hay Springs and Little Wound, S.D.
No medals returned home with the Plainsmen this time, but several pins showed up on the record book.
Garrett Toner (112 lbs.) pinned K. Phillips, Mullen 3:22; pinned by K. Gracey, Ainsworth 3:15; lost 4-5 V. Martin, Pine Ridge, S.D.
Christian Miyamoto (140 lbs.) lost 7-10 M. Nelson, Valentine; lost 2-10 R. Johnson, Phillip, S.D.
Ethan Behrends (215 lbs.) pinned by M. Gill, Ogallala 2:38; pinned J. Olhman, Valentine 2:18; pinned by S. Neal, Sidney 2:35.
Vinny Ross (285 lbs.) pinned S. Rous, Bennett County, S.D. 1:40; pinned by B. Springer, Ogallala 2:26; pinned T. Rein, Mitchell 2:13; pinned by K. Bachelor, Valentine 2:40.
Tyrone Summers (285 lbs.) pinned by C. Kramer, Mullen 1:58; pinned by J. Golden, Mitchell 2:41; won 4-2 R. Stover, Pine Ridge, S.D.; pinned D. Mitchell, Chadron 1:39.
Sean Farnsworth (171 lbs.) pinned by Fredrick, Chadron 2:01; pinned A. Hazen, Mitchell 1:19, pinned by P. Houser, Mitchell 2:12; pinned by G. Mitchell 3:43.
The Plainsmen will compete a little closer to home in a tournament hosted by Sutherland Saturday, Dec. 18.