The Minden Whippets wrestling team traveled out west for the difficult and strong Class C-4 district meet held in Bridgeport on Friday and Saturday. The Whippets were aiming to qualify wrestlers for the 2018 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships held at the CenturyLink Center Feb. 15-17 in Omaha.
Minden was able to send one wrestler to the state meet in senior and first time state qualifier Dawson Holsten at 138 pounds. Holsten placed fourth for the Dawgs and will make his debut.
The Whippets had three wrestlers one win from qualifying. Losing in the consolation semis were Hunter Heath at 106, Alex Banuelos at 132 and Aiden Smith at 170.
for full story see February 14 Courier