AP NEWS

Norfolk Panthers wrestlers win Fremont Invite

December 3, 2018

The Norfolk High wrestling team claimed their first event on the year by winning the Fremont Invitational on Friday.

The Panthers totaled 225.5 points while second place Fremont had 190. Josh Licking (152), Brayden Splater (160), Creighton Blain (182), & Conner Cowling (285) were champions after 4-0 records. Aaron Dittmer (126) & Laikon Ames (195) were second. Kaleb Van Driel (132); Blake Forsythe (170), & Hunter Mangelsen (220) finished third. Weston Godfrey (120) took fourth and Chase Jensen (113), & Jacob Bender (138) were fifth.

Fremont Wrestling Invitational Results for Norfolk

113

Chase Jensen (1-2) placed 5th and scored 7.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Chase Jensen (Norfolk) 1-2 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Michael Gehring (Fremont) 2-2 won by fall over Chase Jensen (Norfolk) 1-2 (Fall 0:45)Cons. Round 2 - Chase Jensen (Norfolk) 1-2 received a bye () (Bye)Cons. Round 3 - Chase Jensen (Norfolk) 1-2 received a bye () (Bye)Cons. Semi - Milan Vazequez (Lincoln High) 3-1 won by decision over Chase Jensen (Norfolk) 1-2 (Dec 5-0)5th Place Match - Chase Jensen (Norfolk) 1-2 won by fall over Logan Ebner (Sioux City East) 0-3 (Fall 2:41)

120

Weston Godfrey (32-18) placed 4th and scored 15.5 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Weston Godfrey (Norfolk) 32-18 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Weston Godfrey (Norfolk) 32-18 won by tech fall over Dylan Campos (Bellevue West) 1-3 (TF-1.5 5:29 (17-0))Semifinal - Plat Plot Soe (Lincoln High) 28-17 won by fall over Weston Godfrey (Norfolk) 32-18 (Fall 3:49)Cons. Semi - Weston Godfrey (Norfolk) 32-18 won by fall over Carlos Ahumada (Fremont) 31-18 (Fall 2:43)3rd Place Match - Wyatt May (Millard West) 25-26 won by major decision over Weston Godfrey (Norfolk) 32-18 (MD 11-2)

126

Aaron Dittmer (32-16) placed 2nd and scored 22.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Aaron Dittmer (Norfolk) 32-16 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Aaron Dittmer (Norfolk) 32-16 won by fall over Mason Curtis (Bellevue West) 1-2 (Fall 1:51)Semifinal - Aaron Dittmer (Norfolk) 32-16 won by fall over Korbin Arnold (Lincoln High) 27-20 (Fall 3:18)1st Place Match - Camden Russell (Millard West) 39-9 won by fall over Aaron Dittmer (Norfolk) 32-16 (Fall 1:36)

132

Kaleb VanDriel (2-1) placed 3rd and scored 14.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Kaleb VanDriel (Norfolk) 2-1 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Cody Carlson (Fremont) 42-3 won by fall over Kaleb VanDriel (Norfolk) 2-1 (Fall 2:21)Cons. Round 2 - Kaleb VanDriel (Norfolk) 2-1 received a bye () (Bye)Cons. Round 3 - Kaleb VanDriel (Norfolk) 2-1 received a bye () (Bye)Cons. Semi - Kaleb VanDriel (Norfolk) 2-1 won by fall over Treven Beekman (Elkhorn) 2-2 (Fall 0:29)3rd Place Match - Kaleb VanDriel (Norfolk) 2-1 won by decision over Lah Htoo (Lincoln High) 2-2 (Dec 3-1)

138

Jacob Bender (2-2) placed 5th and scored 10.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Jacob Bender (Norfolk) 2-2 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Bennett Crane (Bellevue West) 1-3 won by fall over Jacob Bender (Norfolk) 2-2 (Fall 1:10)Cons. Round 2 - Jacob Bender (Norfolk) 2-2 received a bye () (Bye)Cons. Round 3 - Jacob Bender (Norfolk) 2-2 won by fall over Jack Eriksson (Elkhorn) 0-2 (Fall 3:59)Cons. Semi - Christian Stephens (Woodbine) 2-2 won by fall over Jacob Bender (Norfolk) 2-2 (Fall 2:30)5th Place Match - Jacob Bender (Norfolk) 2-2 won by major decision over Bennett Crane (Bellevue West) 1-3 (MD 10-0)

145

Evan Hitz (0-2) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Evan Hitz (Norfolk) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Jackson Okereke (Lincoln High) 9-9 won by fall over Evan Hitz (Norfolk) 0-2 (Fall 0:34)Cons. Round 2 - Evan Hitz (Norfolk) 0-2 received a bye () (Bye)Cons. Round 3 - Blake Kidder (Elkhorn) 2-2 won by fall over Evan Hitz (Norfolk) 0-2 (Fall 0:46)

152

Joshua Licking (22-4) placed 1st and scored 24.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Joshua Licking (Norfolk) 22-4 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Joshua Licking (Norfolk) 22-4 won by fall over Owen Dawson (Bellevue West) 0-2 (Fall 1:19)Semifinal - Joshua Licking (Norfolk) 22-4 won by decision over Alex Kleider (Sioux City East) 30-10 (Dec 7-6)1st Place Match - Joshua Licking (Norfolk) 22-4 won by decision over Ethan Valencia (Millard West) 24-18 (Dec 7-2)

160

Brayden Splater (34-13) placed 1st and scored 28.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Brayden Splater (Norfolk) 34-13 won by fall over Josh Karls (Elkhorn) 0-2 (Fall 0:42)Quarterfinal - Brayden Splater (Norfolk) 34-13 won by fall over Quinn Mulcahy (Omaha Roncalli Catholic) 0-2 (Fall 0:59)Semifinal - Brayden Splater (Norfolk) 34-13 won by fall over James Vawter (Millard West) 1-3 (Fall 2:08)1st Place Match - Brayden Splater (Norfolk) 34-13 won by decision over Riley Fox (Fremont) 9-15 (Dec 4-2)

170

Blake Forsythe (25-19) placed 3rd and scored 17.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Kale Dawson (Bellevue West) 3-2 won by decision over Blake Forsythe (Norfolk) 25-19 (Dec 9-7)Cons. Round 1 - Blake Forsythe (Norfolk) 25-19 received a bye () (Bye)Cons. Round 2 - Blake Forsythe (Norfolk) 25-19 won by fall over Brandon Kabourek (Omaha Gross Catholic) 0-2 (Fall 3:58)Cons. Round 3 - Blake Forsythe (Norfolk) 25-19 won by fall over Myles Barnum (Woodbine) 0-2 (Fall 0:32)Cons. Semi - Blake Forsythe (Norfolk) 25-19 won by decision over Dylan Harper (Sioux City East) 20-17 (Dec 6-1)3rd Place Match - Blake Forsythe (Norfolk) 25-19 won by decision over Kale Dawson (Bellevue West) 3-2 (Dec 7-4)

182

Creighton Blain (21-11) placed 1st and scored 24.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Creighton Blain (Norfolk) 21-11 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Creighton Blain (Norfolk) 21-11 won by fall over Matthew Bridwell (Omaha Roncalli Catholic) 0-2 (Fall 0:55)Semifinal - Creighton Blain (Norfolk) 21-11 won by decision over William McCann (Bellevue West) 4-1 (Dec 7-2)1st Place Match - Creighton Blain (Norfolk) 21-11 won by decision over George Atkins (Lincoln High) 14-19 (Dec 8-4)

195

Laikon Ames (21-16) placed 2nd and scored 22.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Laikon Ames (Norfolk) 21-16 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Laikon Ames (Norfolk) 21-16 won by fall over Benjamin Hazel (Bellevue West) 3-1 (Fall 0:55)Semifinal - Laikon Ames (Norfolk) 21-16 won by fall over Coltyn Mann (Sioux City East) 2-2 (Fall 2:59)1st Place Match - Cedric Relford (Elkhorn) 3-0 won by fall over Laikon Ames (Norfolk) 21-16 (Fall 0:36)

220

Hunter Mangelsen (19-11) placed 3rd and scored 14.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Hunter Mangelsen (Norfolk) 19-11 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Hunter Mangelsen (Norfolk) 19-11 won by decision over Eddie Martinez (Bellevue West) 0-2 (Dec 4-1)Semifinal - Trevin Escamilla (Fremont) 33-16 won by fall over Hunter Mangelsen (Norfolk) 19-11 (Fall 0:50)Cons. Semi - Hunter Mangelsen (Norfolk) 19-11 won by decision over Jesus DeLuna (Fremont) 13-27 (Dec 5-2)3rd Place Match - Hunter Mangelsen (Norfolk) 19-11 won by decision over Patrick Conley (Sioux City East) 16-26 (Dec 3-2)

285

Conner Cowling (50-4) placed 1st and scored 28.0 team points.

Champ. Round 1 - Conner Cowling (Norfolk) 50-4 received a bye () (Bye)Quarterfinal - Conner Cowling (Norfolk) 50-4 won by fall over Sebastian Velasco (Bellevue West) 2-2 (Fall 0:30)Semifinal - Conner Cowling (Norfolk) 50-4 won by fall over Clay Kuhlman (Woodbine) 3-1 (Fall 0:35)1st Place Match - Conner Cowling (Norfolk) 50-4 won by fall over Drake Krogh (Lincoln High) 23-18 (Fall 2:28)

AP RADIO
Update hourly