Chase County Club wrestlers on to state
By Jan Schultz
The Imperial Republican
Seven Chase County Wrestling Club members are on to the USA Nebraska Folkstyle state meet after placing in the top four in their weight classes at districts.
Coach Matt Vlasin took a group of eight to the district meet Sunday in Gothenburg, where Chase County earned two championships, three runners-up and a pair of fourth place finishes.
The Chase County wrestlers and their district placings were:
First—Jaret Peterson (1-2 grade, 75 lbs.+) and Jorge Cervantes (7-8 grade, 140 lbs).
Second—Caleb Weiss (7-8 grade, 132 lbs), Eli Hinojosa (7-8 grade, 195 lbs) and Caine Haarberg (7-8 grade, 140 lbs).
Fourth—Trevor Peterson (5-6 grade, 90 lbs) and Jack Bauerle (7-8 grade, 195 lbs).
Also competing for Chase County at districts was Parker Dillan.
The state tournament will be held March 22-23 at the Grand Island Heartland Events Center. Jeff Rusher is also coaching the group with Vlasin.