First-round matchups for area state wrestling qualifiers

First-round pairings for the 2018 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships in Omaha were announced late Saturday by the Nebraska School Activities Association.

Wrestling gets under way Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Century Link Center with Class B and Class C first-round and quarterfinal matches. Competition for Class A and Class D will start at 4 p.m.

Wrestling action continues through Saturday, with the finals set for 2 p.m.

CLASS B

Wayne
126:
Cameron Muhs (37-9, jr.) vs. Chance Taylor, Plattsmouth (19-11, jr.)
132: Juan Vergara (36-5, jr.) vs. Asa Johnson, Alliance (30-14, fr.)
160: Berto Vergara (34-10, sr.) vs. Cauy Shaw (O’Neill, 34-7, sr.)
220: Hunter Jorgensen (23-8, sr.) vs. Cooper Kiser, Northwest (38-8, jr.)
285: Mike Leatherdale (24-9, fr.) vs. Cody Thompson, Lakeview (24-12, jr.)

CLASS C

LCC
220:
Ethan Williams (32-11, jr.) vs. Josh Bailey, Johnson County (22-3, jr.)
285: Zach Dietrich (5-4, sr.) vs. Hunter Rempe, South Central Unified (39-1, sr.)

Wakefield/Allen
120:
Cesar Sandoval (32-6, jr.) vs. Gaven Schernikau, Centennial (34-17, so.)
145: Isaac Verzani (34-6, jr.) vs. Cole Ulmer, Broken Bow (39-9, jr.)
220: Julio Sanchez (35-9, sr.) vs. Anthony Buresh, Aquinas (28-15, sr.)

CLASS D

Winside
113:
Koby Ellis (30-4, jr.) vs. Hunter Deeds, North Platte St. Pat’s (26-18, fr.)
120: Carter Jensen (25-14, so.) vs. Jacob Gholson, Maxwell (34-10, so.)
182: Michael Jensen (25-16, jr.) vs. Shawn Klinetobe, Elkhorn Valley (36-14, sr.)
220: Jon Escalante (33-7, sr.) vs. Matt Walker, Maxwell (33-10, sr.)

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