Smith, Heath And Banuelos Are SWC Champs

The Minden Whippets wrestling team was in action on Saturday, Jan. 23 traveling to Valentine for the 2021 Southwest Conference tournament.

The Whippets placed third overall as a team scoring 125. Broken Bow won the 2021 SWC team title with 173 followed by Ogallala with 170.

Minden had three SWC champions in Evan Smith at 132, Hunter Heath at 138 and Alex Banuelos at 160. The Whippets overall had nine medalists following the champions were Logan Choquette fourth at 106 followed by Alex Brais fourth at 126, Gage Fries third at 170, Braxton Janda third at 182, Zach Smith fourth at 195 and Daulton Kuehn fourth at 220.

see January 27 Courier for full story