Winside Notches Third Place Team Finish, Five Individual Champions During Newman Grove Invite  

NEWMAN GROVE – A northeast Nebraska high school wrestling program took to the road Thursday during a holiday invite.

From Newman Grove High School, the Winside Wildcats joined 13 other teams during the 2021 Newman Grove Holiday Invite.

Battle Creek won the invite with 230 points, followed by Boone Central with 213 points, Winside took third with 200 points, Concordia/Douglas County West came in fourth with 164.5 points as Pender and West Point-Beemer tied for fifth (129.5).

Individual top performances for Winside came from Jacoby Mann (120), Cayden Ellis (126), Art Escalante (145), Gabe Escalante (160) and Mason Topp (195) all won their division. Korbin Carlson (113) and Maddox Magwire (138) both placed third; Mace Magwire (132) finished fourth as Tyler Carlson (152) took sixth. Another Winside wrestler in action was Cooper Behmer (120) who went 1-2.

The Winside wrestling team will next visit Guardian Angles Central Catholic on Thursday, January 6 during a road dual starting at 6 p.m.