Good things came to those who waited in Class D on Saturday at the state wrestling tournament. Top-ranked Plainview had to sweat out its first ever team title, sealing it only when podium newbie Fremont Bergan suffered an upset loss in the second-to-last match of the day.
The biggest victory in the Class D state semifinals belonged to Will Gunning. The Plainview freshman accomplished something no other wrestler had all season long, until Friday night. That was beating Maxwell’s Brett Riggs.
Junior varsity wrestlers can be critical when it comes to varsity duals in wrestling. Top-ranked Plainview showed that in the Class D championship dual against Burwell Saturday at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds.
There isn’t a wrestling match that Christian Miller doesn’t like. It’s the reason he’s won 160 more of them than he’s lost in his high school career, and it’s what’s to blame for a whole bunch of miles on his car.
Thayer Central senior Jay Cottam sank a five-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to earn individual medalist honors from the Class C boys state golf tournament Thursday afternoon at Holmes Golf Course.
Plainview sophomore Christian Miller won’t carry an unbeaten record into Saturday’s finals, but he can move a step closer to his goal. Miller pinned Bayard freshman Alex Araujo in the first round to reach the Class C 113-pound final at the CenturyLink Center.