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Nine Raiders place at Sidney Invite


Stephen McKay

Ryan Nieto took first place in the 160 class after coming back from a 7-1 deficit to pin Lawrence Schneider of Bridgeport.

After the first period of the final match at 160 lbs., Ryan Nieto looked up at the scoreboard at Cabela's Athletic Facility and knew he was in trouble. With two periods to go the junior wrestler was already trailing 7-1.

But there was no panic in Nieto. He soon made the score a moot point as the championship match never went the full three periods.

With a furious rally, Nieto turned the tables on Bridgeport's Lawrence Schneider with a pin to take first place in his class to help Sidney to a third-place finish at the Bridgeport-Sidney Invitational on Saturday.

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