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Coach Randy Longoria looks on as the Lady Longhorns hoist their runner-up plaque after the district finals in Kearney Friday.

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Alexis Richmond takes an outside shot in district finals action against Wahoo Friday. She led the Chase County scoring in the her team’s final game of the season with 11 points.

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Faces on the Lady Longhorns tell the story as the fourth quarter was winding down and the outcome obvious, from left, Gisselle Acuna, Morgan Peterson, Bryn McNair, Jerzee Milner and Jordan Jablonski.

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Mallie McNair, who’s going on to play basketball for the University of Nebraska-Kearney, goes up for two against Wahoo Friday. She scored nine in Chase County’s 51-36 loss.

Wahoo derails Chase County plans for state tourney

    “It wasn’t our night.”
    That’s the way Chase County Coach Randy Longoria described his team’s loss to Wahoo Friday in the district finals at Kearney High School.

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Chase County’s Trevor Peterson has the advantage at this point in the state tourney’s 182 lb. finals against Broken Bow’s Lathan Duda. Peterson’s coaches, Matt Vlasin and Josh Geary, cheer on their wrestler.

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Trevor Peterson catches his breath after his quarter-final match with Archbishop Bergan’s Ethan Villwok, who was knocked out temporarily. Coaches and staff see to his condition after Peterson received the win by a pin.

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Peterson lost a close 5-3 decision to Broken Bow’s Lathan Duda, and the two shook hands after the finals.

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He wasn’t on the top step at the Class C 182 lb. medal ceremony, but Trevor Peterson, above right, earned the runner-up silver medal at last week’s State High School Wrestling Tournament in Omaha.

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It’s quite the atmosphere at Omaha’s CHI Center, complete with smoke and lights when wrestlers are introduced for the championship matches.

Peterson caps wrestling career with silver medal

    After earning the bronze medal last year,  Trevor Peterson capped off his high school wrestling career with a second place finish and silver medal at the state wrestling tourney.

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Jordan Jablonski takes an outside shot against Gothenburg in the subdistrict final.

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Looking for an opening, Sophie Spady dribbles into traffic against Gothenburg in the subdistrict final. Her three-pointer in the opening minute of the game sparked Chase County’s offense.

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Coach Randy Longoria congratulates his team after last Thursday’s win which sent them into this Friday’s district final. A win against Wahoo Friday will send the Lady Longhorns to state.

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Mallie McNair is up above the hands of the Gothenburg defenders, en route to two of the 11 points she scored in Chase County’s 47-32 win.

Lady Longhorns’ state berth just a game away

    Friday’s C1-8 district title game in Kearney has a bit of a deja vu to it.

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