Chadron Wrestlers Tussle At Gothenburg Duals

Photo Courtesy: Justin Haag

A 5-0 day by Daniel Wellnitz highlighted the Chadron High wrestling teams performance at the Gothenburg dual tournament on Saturday.

Wellnitz, at 152-lbs, pinned three of his opponents and earned a major decision in his other contested match.

Ryan Bickel at 285, Kade Waggener at 182, and Rhett Cullers at 160 each finished their day with 4-1 records. The trio combined for nine pins in the 13 total contested matches.

Sawyer Haag ended his day with a 3-2 record while Braden Underwood went 2-3 at 170-lbs and 120-lbs respectively.

Uzziah Schwartz and Fiaa Rasmussen each went 1-4.

In their duals, Chadron lost 60-24 to Gering and Waverly, fell 46-28 to Sidney, were defeated 48-31 by Gothenburg, and ended the day with a 40-30 loss to Alliance in the 5th place match.

Chadron is hosting its own dual tournament on Friday.