NORFOLK-Dylan Petersen and Shawn Roblee will lead a North Platte High School wrestling team of eight wrestlers to the state meet, after the district qualifying tournament Saturday.The Bulldogs finished in fourth place at the A-1 district with 128 points. Defending state champion Grand Island took first place with 191.5 points.
NPHS had two district champions in Petersen and Roblee.
Petersen won the title in the 132-pound weight class as he defeated Dante Todd of Grand Island by a decision of 4-2.
Roblee won by forfeit as the runner-up, Joe Nickman of Lincoln Pius X, couldn't compete in the finals at 152.
Aaron Houser finished second at 126. He was defeated 4-0 by Joey Perez of Papillion-LaVista.
Alex Guerra (106), Austin Matthews (145), Jobie Loving (160) and Alek Morales (285) finished in third place. Colton Thompson finished in fourth place at 138.
North Platte scoring results:
106 - Alex Guerra (31-15) placed 3rd and scored 10 team points. Quarterfinal - Guerra won by 6-0 decision over Rhett Dasher (Papillion-LaVista) 23-20. Semifinal - Jake Stogdill (Millard North) 32-3 won (Fall 1:30). Cons. Semi - Guerra won by 8-2 decision over Drew Sorrell (Omaha Westside) 18-16. 3rd Place - Guerra won by 8-4 decision over Dylan Grey (Norfolk) 24-16.
120 - David Mata (26-19) place is unknown and scored 3 team points. Quarterfinal - Dylan Sorrell (Omaha Westside) 20-7 won (Fall 3:22). Cons. Round 1 - Mata won over Joseph Jorgensen (Millard North) 4-22 (Fall 2:58). Cons. Semi - Thomas Cahill (Papillion-LaVista) 28-13 won (Fall 2:18). 126 - Aaron Houser (30-11) placed 2nd and scored 17.5 team points.
126 - Aaron Houser (30-11) placed 2nd and scored 17.5 team points.
Quarterfinal - Houser won by tech fall over Lenzel Hayes-Brown (Omaha Bryan) 4-14 (TF-1.5 3:57 (18-1)). Semifinal - Houser won by fall over John Mottl (Grand Island) 25-18 (Fall 2:51). 1st Place - Joey Perez (Papillion-LaVista) 45-2 won by 4-0 decision.
132 - Dylan Petersen (35-8) placed 1st and scored 20 points.
Quarterfinal - Petersen received a bye. Semifinal - Petersen won by fall over Isaiah Francis (Norfolk) 17-9 (Fall 1:42). 1st Place - Petersen won by 4-2 decision over Dante Todd (Grand Island).
138 - Colton Thompson (30-14) placed 4th and scored 11 points. Quarterfinal - Thompson won by fall over Casey Schroder (Omaha Westside) 12-19 (Fall 1:48). Semifinal - Andrew Rojas (Grand Island) 32-0 won by tech fall (TF-1.5 5:16 (16-0)). Cons. Semi - Thompson won by fall over Jacob Coughlin (Millard North) 13-22 (Fall 2:19). 3rd Place - Brendan Crews (Papillion-LaVista) 42-6 won by fall (Fall 3:26).
145 - Austin Matthews (31-15) placed 3rd and scored 12 team points. Quarterfinal - Matthews won by fall over Tyler Nielsen (Omaha Bryan) 21-20 (Fall 5:09). Semifinal - Thomas Dalton (Lincoln Pius X) 37-2 won by 6-3 decision. Cons. Semi - Matthews won by 5-2 decision over Josh Kohl (Norfolk) 6-7. 3rd Place - Matthews won by 2-1 decision over Rigo Barragan (Grand Island) 20-8.
152 - Shawn Roblee (39-5) placed 1st and scored 22 points. Quarterfinal - Roblee won by fall over Jacob Schweigart (Omaha Westside) 4-21 (Fall 1:13). Semifinal - Roblee won by 12-10 decision over Jared Fortune (Grand Island) 29-17. 1st Place - Roblee won by forfeit over Joe Nickman (Lincoln Pius X) 25-8.
160 - Jobie Loving (24-12) placed 3rd and scored 15.5 points. Quarterfinal - Loving won by fall over Tim Reis (Grand Island) 4-9 (Fall 0:49). Semifinal - Brandon Sorgenfrei (Papillion-LaVista) 33-11 won by 7-1 decision. Cons. Semi - Loving (won by tech fall over Matthew Fricke (Lincoln Pius X) 13-15 (TF-1.5 4:50 (18-2)). 3rd Place Match - Loving won by fall over Tim Reis (Grand Island) 4-9 (Fall 0:24).
195 - Bryan Halsted (7-13) scored 1 point.
Quarterfinal - Gabriel Patras (Papillion-LaVista) 33-10 won by fall over Halsted (Fall 1:02). Cons. Round 1 - Halsted won by 9-6 decision over Michael Lafournaise (Omaha Westside) 6-24. Cons. Semi - Alex Kerr (Lincoln Pius X) 26-8 won by fall (2:42).
285 - Alek Morales (28-16) placed 3rd and scored 16 team points. Quarterfinal - Morales won by fall over Allen Chavez (Omaha Bryan) 6-8 (Fall 1:53). Semifinal - Christian Hernandez-DeHorta (Norfolk) 29-8 won in the ultimate tie breaker (UTB 3-2). Cons. Semi - Morales won by fall over Kasey Townsend (Grand Island) 11-13 (Fall 3:36). 3rd Place - Morales won by fall over Bradley Eastlack (Millard North) 15-19 (Fall 2:13).
1. Grand Island 191-5
2. Papillon-LaVista 159.5
3. Norfolk 134.5
4. North Platte 128
5. Lincoln Pius X 117
6. Millard North 70.5
7. Omaha Westside 70
8. Omaha Bryan 19.