Winside Takes Seventh During Ainsworth Wrestling Invite

AINSWORTH – The Winside Wildcat wrestling team took to the road Saturday competing in the Ainsworth Invite.

From Ainsworth high school, Winside placed seventh with 55 points during the Ainsworth Invite.

Burke/Gregory, SD topped Valentine (209-196) to win the invite, followed by Central City in third with 163 points, Sidney finished fourth with 147 points as Shelton and Twin Loup tied for fifth with 62 points.

Following Winside, Brady and Loomis/Bertrand tied for eighth with 40 points, Todd County (10th – 39), Gordon-Rushville (11th – 34), North Central (12th – 26), Ainsworth (13th – 11) and Crawford (14th – 3).

Top Wildcat wrestlers came from runner-up finishes by Art Escalante (132) and Gabe Escalante (138) while Maddox Magwire (132) finished third.

Winside will next wrestle at Clearwater/Orchard on Friday, February 7 at 1 p.m.