The Minden Whippet varsity wrestling team began its 2016-17 season on Friday traveling to Ravenna for the 17-team Ravenna Invitational.
The Whippets finished 11th overall scoring 67 points. Amherst won the invite team title with a score of 219.5 followed by Wood River with 149 and Southwest 96.
The Dawgs had four medalists led by senior Tysen McDowell finishing third at 220 pounds. Minden also had three fourth place finishers led by sophomore Aiden Smith at 152, senior Jonathan Johnson at 170 and sophomore Joel Gonzalez at 285.
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