The 2021 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships are set for Feb. 17-20 for Class A through Class D. The area will have seven state competitors with Minden in Class B qualifying three in seniors Hunter Heath at 138 and Alex Banuelos at 160 and junior Evan Smith at 132. Axtell qualified four in Class D starting with junior Jacob Fox at 113 pounds, freshman Taaron Lavicky at 145 and seniors Joseph French at 152 and Kaleb Senff at 182.
Classes A and D begin with their two days on Feb. 17 and 18 with D starting on at 5-9 p.m. on Feb.17.
Fox (36-9) opens his state championships against Brock Burry of Bayard (17-12) with Lavicky (34-18) facing Reimers of Palmer (49-2). French (22-14) wrestles Holthus of Garden County (44-2) with Senff (27-15) starting his state meet with Sean Duffy of Kenesaw (23-11).
see February 17 Courier for full story