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Longhorns 10th Of 25 At Mullen Invite

McGinnis First At Bayard And Mullen; Kauffman Third In First High School Tourney

The Kimball Longhorns wrestling team traveled to Bayard to take on the Tigers on Thursday, Dec 1.

There were 4 matches contested:

145 – James McGinnis pinned Owen Talton (Bayard) 2:56

170 – Derek Kauffman pinned Jared Perkins (Bayard) 1:50

132 – Brock Burry (Bayard) pinned Cody Brinkman 1:14

138 JV – Owen Talton pinned Peter Russell (:30)

Bayard won the dual 36-12

The Longhorn wrestling team made the long trip to Mullen on Saturday, Dec 3, to take part in a 25-team invitational.

The Longhorns placed 10th out of 25 teams, scoring 40 team points.

The team was led by Senior James McGinnis, who had a first place finish.

Junior Derek Kauffman also had a great day in his first high school wrestling tournament, placing third.

Freshman 106-pounder Maison Holmes made his high school debut and competed hard, but went 0-2 on the day.

Junior returning state qualifier Cody Brinkman wrestled well at 132, but went 0-2 on the day.

Results for the tournament:

106 – Maison Holmes: DNP

Round 1 – Maison Holmes was pinned by Nolan Dueker (Bayard) 1:12

Cons Round 1 – Bye

Cons Round 2 – Maison Holmes was pinned by Dylan Kollmorgan (Hitchcock Co) 2:46

132 – Cody Brinkman: DNP

Round 1 – Jarrett Wells (Anselmo-Merna) pinned Cody Brinkman 1:12

Cons Round 1 – Bye

Cons Round 2 – Mason Giebler (St. Pats) pinned Cody Brinkman 0:43

138 – James McGinnis: 1st place

Round – 1 Bye

Quarterfinals – James McGinnis pinned Paige Hollers (Med Valley) 0:10

Semifinals – James McGinnis pinned Mason Painter (Ainsworth) 1:01

Finals – James McGinnis won by decision over Chase McGrath (Bridgeport) 10-6

170 – Derek Kauffman: 3rd place

Round 1 – Bye

Quarterfinals – Derek Kauffman pinned James Kessler (Mullen) 3:13

Semifinals – Matthew Phelps (St. Pats) pinned Derek Kauffman 3:44

Cons Semifinals – Derek Kauffman pinned Kolter Rahn (Hershery) 2:08

3rd place match – Derek Kauffman won by no contest (5 match rule) over Coby Higgins (Sandhills-Thedford)

Next up for the Longhorns are visits Dec. 9 to North Platte St. Pat's and Dec. 10 to Cheyenne East.

 
 
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