As the sun sets on day one of the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament, all five Sheridan County wrestlers find themselves in the consolation bracket going into day two.
Gordon-Rushville has four Mustangs competing in the tournament this year.
At 113 pounds, Quin Child (27-18) pinned St. Paul’s Jacob Paczosa (29-13) in 4:33 to go on to fall to Talon Mues of Arlington (42-4) in 2:54 in the quarterfinals. Child will now wrestle in round two of the consolation rounds late Friday morning.
At 120 pounds, Hayden Hoos (25-18) fell to Jackson Bates of Wilber-Clatonia (45-2) in 2:55 in round one. He will now face Cristian Carranza in the first consolation round Friday morning.
At 132 pounds, Logan Belskey (34-12) pinned Troy Vanderheiden of Central City (17-8) in 2:53. In the quarterfinals, Belsky lost to Caden Moore of O’Neill (21-4) 7-4. He will now wrestle in round two of the consolation bracket.
At 152 pounds, Shane Child (29-13) fell to Conner Kramer of Battle Creek (40-8) in 1:19.
Hay Springs’ Jake Johnson (38-12) was pinned by Matthew Sweet (30-14) in 3:19 in the first round at 145 pounds. He will now face Marshal Holtzclaw (26-17) in the first round of wrestlebacks Friday afternoon.