Welling Wins At Hemingford, Area Wrestlers Prep For Districts

Photo Courtesy: Shay Welling

After a runner-up finish at Bennett County a week ago, Crawford’s Kolby Welling took first place at the Hemingford Invite on Friday at 160-lbs. Welling pinned both of his opponents to move his season record to 17-4.

Hay Springs Jarhett Anderson fended off Nathaniel Barker of Bayard with a 6-3 decision for 3rd place at 106-lbs. Anderson also went 2-0 at the Mullen Duals on Saturday.

Jadon Skavdahl of Sioux County placed 3rd on Friday at 113-lbs with a pin of Caden White of Chase County. Skavdahl won his only match of the Mullen Duals with a pin.

Sioux County’s Quint Starkey earned his first win of the season on Friday in taking 3rd at 195-lbs. Starkey pinned Josh Jiminez of Scottsbluff in 47-seconds. Starkey dropped both of his matches on Saturday.

Sioux County will now wait for sub-districts on February 5th while Crawford goes to Mitchell this next weekend and Hay Springs travels to Ainsworth.