Area Junior High wrestlers compete well


November 22, 2018

Julia McGinnis for the Western Nebraska Observer

James McGinnis grapples with Chase McGrath of Bridgeport on his way to a first place win.

Junior high mat men from the Panhandle and eastern Wyoming competed in Morrill on Friday, Nov. 16, with three young Longhorns earning first place.

Trey Schindler's placed first in the 126-138 weight bracket and earned the Longhorns 24 team points. Schindler won the quarterfinal match by fall in 13 seconds over Petar Carlson of Hemingford before pinning Leyton's Kaleb Borges in 1:10 in the semifinal match. His championship was cemented with a win by fall over Parker Farrenkopf of Bridgeport in 1:16.

Teammate James McGinnis also took first in his weight bracket, 101-110, and added 20 points t...

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