Whippets Punch Five Tickets To State Wrestling

The Minden Whippets wrestling team traveled west to Scottsbluff for the Class B4 District Wrestling Tournament held on Feb. 14-15. The Whippets were able to punch five tickets to the 2020 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships to be held in Omaha on Feb. 20-22 at the CHI Center.

Minden will be have five first-time state qualifiers. Making the trip to Omaha will be sophomore Evan Smith at 120 pounds; junior Hunter Heath at 126; junior Alex Banuelos at 152; senior Eddie Gonzalez at 160; and freshman Daulton Kuehn at 182.

In the district team race Minden placed eighth with 79 points. Gering won the B4 with 166 followed by Lexington with 146 and Sidney was third with 135.
for full story see February 19 Courier