OMAHA – Class A wrestlers either went 0-2, fought off a couple consolation rounds or advanced to the semifinal round.
From CHI Omaha, a northeast Nebraska team being Norfolk High sits fifth with 61.5 points after the opening session Wednesday morning into the afternoon. Millard South leads Class A with 103 points.
Jesse Lewis (106), Jacob Licking (145), Joshua Licking (160) and Austin Miller (170) all advanced to Thursday’s semifinal round while Gavin Van Driel (113), Weston Godfrey (132) and Brayden Heffner (285) all went 2-1 and will open Thursday with a third consolation match to stay alive.
Norfolk High wrestlers eliminated were Calvin Empkey (120), Dylan Busch (126), Jake Hoffman (138) and Joel Mercado (220).
Class D wrestlers will be in action between 5 – 9 p.m. for their opening round, quarterfinal, as well as round one and two of consolations Wednesday evening.