Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Cory McManigal
Longhorns Wrestling Coach 

Longhorns End Season At State

Schindler Finishes In Top 8; Johnson And McGinnis Notch Wins

 

February 24, 2022

Daria Anderson-Faden

Mattew Johnson takes his walk of honor Feb. 16 before the Kimball wrestling team left to compete at State. The 106-pounder returned home with one victory.

Four Kimball Longhorns completed their seasons at state wrestling on Friday.

Three out of the four Longhorns secured wins at the state tournament.

Trey Schindler at 152 was able to finish in the final 8 at state. He lost in a 1-point match in the third round consolation match to be eliminated from the bracket Friday night.

Matthew Johnson at 106 and James McGinnis at 132 each won one match in the tournament. Cody Brinkman was 0-2 at 120.

Each opponent that Kimball lost to in the tournament went on to be state placers.

Kimball finished in 47th place with 8.0 team points.

Sutherland was the class D team champion.

2022 NSAA State

Championships Results

for Kimball

D106

Matthew Johnson (21-15) place is unknown and scored 1.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Colter Sinn (Thayer Central) 25-13 won by decision over Matthew Johnson (Kimball) 21-15 (Dec 8-1)

Cons. Round 1 - Matthew Johnson (Kimball) 21-15 won by decision over Angel Rodriguez (Cambridge) 20-18 (Dec 7-5)

Cons. Round 2 - Jeffery Forsen (Mullen) 38-5 won by fall over Matthew Johnson (Kimball) 21-15 (Fall 2:02)

D120

Cody Brinkman (14-22) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Jacoby Mann (Winside) 32-3 won by fall over Cody Brinkman (Kimball) 14-22 (Fall 0:54)

Cons. Round 1 - Dayton Gipe (Sandhills Valley) 25-6 won by fall over Cody Brinkman (Kimball) 14-22 (Fall 0:26)

D132

James McGinnis (33-12) place is unknown and scored 2.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Brenner McLaughlin (Thayer Central) 47-7 won by fall over James McGinnis (Kimball) 33-12 (Fall 1:49)

Cons. Round 1 - James McGinnis (Kimball) 33-12 won by major decision over Ashton Higgins (Neligh-Oakdale) 36-23 (MD 10-0)

Cons. Round 2 - Bryan Conn (Arapahoe) 44-11 won by decision over James McGinnis (Kimball) 33-12 (Dec 7-3)

D152

Trey Schindler (28-13) place is unknown and scored 5.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Trey Schindler (Kimball) 28-13 won by fall over Tylor Kment (Stanton) 35-13 (Fall 5:18)

Quarterfinal - Levi Lewis (North Central) 41-5 won by decision over Trey Schindler (Kimball) 28-13 (Dec 6-4)

Cons. Round 2 - Trey Schindler (Kimball) 28-13 won by decision over Dedrick Dowding (Palmyra) 26-12 (Dec 4-2)

Cons. Round 3 - Ethan Baumert (Guardian Angels Central Catholic) 50-7 won by decision over Trey Schindler (Kimball) 28-13 (Dec 4-3)

 
 

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