By Shari Friedel
Plainsmen wrestlers had a busy weekend with back-to-back tournaments in Medicine Valley Friday Jan. 31 and in Doniphan Saturday, Feb. 1.
Perkins County finished 14th out of 16 teams with a score of 25 at Medicine Valley.
Scoring for the Plainsmen were Kiffen Cook, contributing one; Brandon Holtz with eight and a fourth place finish; and Garrett Toner scoring 16 and taking third place.
Other participating teams and their scores were Sedgwick County first, 186.5; Loomis-Bertrand second, 116; Southern Valley third, 106.5; Sutherland fourth, 95; Dundy County-Stratton fifth, 87; Medicine Valley sixth 76; Sandhills-Thedford seventh, 73.5; Eustis-Farnam eighth, 65.5; South Loup ninth 54; Mullen 10th, 51; Stapleton-McPherson County 11th, 45; Garden County 12th 33; North Platte JV 13th 26; Elwood 15th 19 and Hitchcock County 16th, 8.
Individual Results PC
Kiffen Cook (126 lb.) 1-2, team points: 1. pinned by A. Krejdl, Southern Valley 5:08; pinned by W. Eggleston, South Loup, 1:24; won 5-0 vs. J. Marquez, Garden County.
Brennan Toner (138 lb.) 1-2. pinned by N. Fleecs, Sutherland 2:50; lost 7-12 vs. L. Doyle, Medicine Valley; pinned by D. Riley, North Platte 2:19;
Garrett Toner (138 lb.) 4-1, third place; team points: 16. Bye; pinned D. Riley, North Platte 1:45; lost 0-15 vs. S. Harrington, Sedgwick Co.; won 7-3 vs. G. Dahlgren, Loomis/Bertrand; pinned N. Fleecs, Sutherland 2:45.
Brandon Holtz (195 lb.) 2-3, fourth place, team points: 8. Pinned S. Pearson, South Loup 1:00; pinned M. Stuelpnagel, Sandhills-Thedford 1:17; pinned by N. Foster, Sutherland 3:51; pinned by T. Jensen, Dundy Co.-Stratton 4:14; pinned by J. Horalek, Sedgwick County-Fleming 4:28.
The Plainsmen again finished 14th at Doniphan Trumbull on Saturday, scoring 34 points as a team.
Kiffen Cook (six points) and Brennan Toner (four points) each finished seventh in their weight classes, Garrett Toner took second place, scoring 24 team points.
Team scores were Grand Island JV first, 190; Tri County second, 131.5; Fillmore Central third, 128.5; High Plains Community fourth, 120.5; Doniphan Trumbull fifth, 119.5; Cross County sixth, 116; Hastings High JV seventh, 114; Minden eighth, 93; Cambridge ninth, 70; Hastings St. Cecelia 10th, 64; Adam Central JV 11th, 55; Grand Island Northwest JV 12th 46; McCool Junction 13th, 36; and Millard North JV 15th 11.5.
Individual Results PC
Kiffen Cook (126 lb.) 3-2, seventh place; team points: six. lost 2-18 vs. C. Quist, Doniphan-Trumbull; bye; pinned R. Lopez, Northwest 4:18; pinned H. Ramer, Tri-County 1:36; pinned by C. Pedroza, Hastings 1:34.
Garrett Toner (138 lb.) 4-1, second place, team points: 24. pinned C. Doty, Grand Island 4:33; pinned B. Glover, Doniphan-Trumbull :34; pinned A. Heikkinen, Adams Central :35; pinned J. Johnson, Minden :26; lost 3-5 vs. C. Bolton, High Plains Community.
Brennan Toner (145 lb.) 2-3, seventh place, team points: 4. pinned B. Moore, Minden 3:41; pinned by F. Cervantes, Grand Island 2:20; pinned by W. Schiermeyer, Fillmore Central 1:54; pinned by N. Lindblad, Adams Central :29; won 6-4 vs. C. Whitehead, Fillmore-Central.
Brandon Holtz (195 lb.) 14th place. Bye; pinned by R. Williams, Grand Island 2:32; pinned by E. Silva, Grand Island :23; lost 4-15 vs. D. Holescher, Cambridge.