The Minden Whippets wrestling team had a great day on Friday competing in the 11-team Thayer Central Invitational wrestling tournament held in Hebron.
The Whippets came away with a team runner-up finish scoring 127 points with nine medalists.
Leading the Dawgs were two first place wrestlers including Lucas Svoboda at 132 and Tysen McDowell at 195 pounds. Second place went to Cesar Gonzalez-Zazueta at 126 pounds, Isaac Svoboda at 182 and Phoenix Duffey at 220. Third place finishers were Gonzalo Ornelas-Calderon at 120 pounds and Andrew Gasseling at 285. Fourth place went to Mitch Flaming at 120 while Jonathan Johnson was fifth at 152.
see January 27 Courier for full story