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OMAHA – Louisville wrestlers spent time in the state tournament spotlight this week during their trip to one of Omaha’s biggest venues.

The Lions journeyed to CenturyLink Center Omaha for action in the Class C State Meet. Louisville placed 17th in team standings with 33 points. LHS athletes participated in state matches Thursday morning, Friday morning, Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

Spencer Warner claimed second place at 152 pounds. He completed his season with a 51-2 mark. Warner pinned Wood River’s Camden Thompson and Gordon-Rushville’s Conner Halverson in the opening two matches, and he duplicated the feat with a first-period pin of Battle Creek’s Blake Heller in the semifinals. Crofton/Bloomfield’s Jaden Janssen captured a 3-2 victory in Saturday afternoon’s title match.

Dylan Jones finished his campaign 48-6 at 160 pounds. He opened his state tournament with a pin of Wilber-Clatonia’s Spencer Thompson in 4:21. Tekamah-Herman’s Blake Moore posted a major decision in the quarterfinals, and Jones captured a 3-1 victory over Bridgeport’s Nathaniel Cooper in the consolation round. Kyle Petree of David City Aquinas won by pin in the third round of consolations Friday night.

Kaleb Kramer ended the year with a 35-15 mark at 195 pounds. Gibbon’s Wyatt Kee collected a victory by pin in Thursday’s opening round. Hershey’s Bryan McGahan produced a 2-1 triumph in the consolation round on Friday.

Noah Shumaker completed his season 39-11 at 285 pounds. He pinned Logan View’s Alex Miller in 0:57 in Thursday’s first match. Arcadia/Loup City’s Jakob Jerabek captured a victory by pin in the quarterfinals. Hershey’s Nathan Louder won by pin in Friday’s consolation round.

Class C Team Results

Valentine 160.5, David City 127.5, Battle Creek 121.5, Broken Bow 114, North Bend Central 77, David City Aquinas 65.5, Central City 60, Bridgeport 59, Syracuse 58, Ord 57, Crofton/Bloomfield 52, Pierce 50, Arlington 45.5, Logan View 39, Gibbon 38, Malcolm 35, Louisville 33, Wakefield-Allen 31, Wood River 31, Tekamah-Herman 30.5, Kearney Catholic 30, Chase County 28, Wilber-Clatonia 27, Centennial 24, Southern Valley 24, Arcadia/Loup City 22, Sutton 22, South Central Unified District #5 21, Fillmore Central 18, Milford 18, Lincoln Christian 17.5, Doniphan-Trumbull 15, Mitchell 15, Norfolk Catholic 14, Raymond Central 14, Conestoga 12, Johnson County Central 12, Hershey 11, Winnebago 11, Nebraska Christian 9, Kimball 7, Gordon-Rushville 6, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 6, St. Paul 6, Ravenna 5, Cross County/Osceola 4, Ponca 3.5, Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer/Pawnee City 3, Shelby-Rising City 3, Bishop Neumann 2, Hastings St. Cecilia 1, Madison 1, Minden 1, Superior 1, Ainsworth 0, Centura 0, Red Cloud/Blue Hill 0, Stanton 0, Wisner-Pilger 0, Yutan 0

Louisville Results

152 – Spencer Warner (2nd)

Pinned Camden Thompson (Wood River) 1:44, pinned Conner Halverson (Gordon-Rushville) 2:46, pinned Blake Heller (Battle Creek) 1:37, dec. by Jaden Janssen (Crofton/Bloomfield) 3-2

160 – Dylan Jones

Pinned Spencer Thompson (Wilber-Clatonia) 4:21, maj. dec. by Blake Moore (Tekamah-Herman) 18-5, dec. Nathaniel Cooper (Bridgeport) 3-1, pinned by Kyle Petree (David City Aquinas) 0:24

195 – Kaleb Kramer

Pinned by Wyatt Kee (Gibbon) 2:38, dec. by Bryan McGahan (Hershey) 2-1

285 – Noah Shumaker

Pinned Alex Miller (Logan View) 0:57, pinned by Jakob Jerabek (Arcadia/Loup City) 3:10, pinned by Nathan Louder (Hershey) 2:41


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