Kayden Stubbs captured third place at the State Folkstyle wrestling tournament March 22-23 in Grand Island.
Stubbs wrestled the 3rd/4th grade division in the 100 pound weight class. He lost his first match (to the eventual state champion) and won his next four matches in the consolation bracket to take third place.
Stubbs wrestles for the Flatrock Wrestling Club in North Platte.
More than 2,200 youth wrestlers competed in eight qualifying district meets throughout Nebraska for the right to attend the 12th annual Nebraska USA state meet.
A total of 1,296 wrestlers made it to Grand Island.
This was the qualifying tournament for the Nebraska National Duals Team.