NELIGH – With the conference meet slated for later this week, the Wayne High wrestling program was on the road for a Saturday invitational.
From Neligh-Oakdale Public Schools, Wayne High joined 22 other teams during the Neligh-Oakdale Invite.
The host, Neligh-Oakdale won their own invite with 177 points, followed by Crofton-Bloomfield in runner-up with 163 points, Elkhorn Valley took third with 159 points, Wayne High placed fourth with 113 points and North Central rounded out the top five teams with 94 points.
Reid Korth (182) led the Wayne High wrestlers by winning his weight class, followed by Reece Jaqua (132) who finished runner-up as Ashton Munsell (126) came in fourth. Garrett Schultz (106) and Aiden Liston (170) both placed fifth while Zach McManigal (113) and Dakota Spann (195) each took sixth.
The Wayne High wrestling team will next compete in the Mid State Conference Wrestling Championships on Thursday, January 28 hosted by Pierce starting at 2 p.m. WHS will also visit Plainview for a weekend invite on Saturday, January 30.