The North Platte St. Pat's wrestling team won the district championship on Saturday at the McGahan Activities Center.The Irish finished first in the D-4 district with 139 points, just ahead of runner-up Sutherland at 125.
St. Pat's qualified eight wrestlers for next week's state tournament. The Irish had one district champion in Trey Dodson.
Dodson won the 113-pound weight class when he won by majority decision over Justus Monette of Mullen.
St. Pat's had five third place finishes from Cody Weaver (103), Nate Chrisman (120), Aaron Allison (126), Nick Wright (145) and Ryan Dilley (160).
Finishing in fourth place for the Irish were Kameron Jordan (132) and Alex Mackley (170).
Sutherland, the runner-up, will be sending six wrestlers to state. The Sailors' only district champion was Collin Fleecs who defeated Chris Ray of Hay Springs 4-2 in the finals at 132.
Zach Blake finished in second place for Sutherland at 170. Nathan Fleecs (138), Nathaniel Foster (195), Robert Muench (220) and Bryson Dick (285) all finished in third place.