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Robb, Arellano win at Lexington tournament


Shelly Peckham / For The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney's Trey Arellano takes out Camden Russell of Millard West in the 106 weight class title bout.

Two Sidney wrestlers took first place and the Raiders finished seventh as a team at Saturday's John Higgins Invitational Tournament held at Lexington.

Derek Robb took first in the 152 weight class and Trey Arellano won the 106 weight class at Saturday's meet.

Also for Sidney, Kaden Vowers finished third in the 113 weight class and KC Higer took fourth in the 126 weight class.

After a first round bye, Robb had wins over Devin Anthony of Hastings and Tyler Caratena of Lincoln Southwest on his way to the finals. He bested Wyatt Hayes of Scott City with a 7-3 decision to win the 152 weight class.

Arellano opened with wins over Trei Williamson and Blayne Kile en route to the finals. He won over Camden Russell of Millard West to take the title in the 106 weight class.

Vowers opened in the 113 weight class with two wins, before falling to Zachary Tucker of Scott City in the semifinals. In the third place match, he won with a 6-3 decision over Eric Rojo of Holyoke.

In the 126 weight class, Higer had a quarterfinal win before falling in the semifinals. In the third place match, he lost a 6-1 decision to Nick Sadd of Hastings.

Also for Sidney, Colton Peckham dropped his opening round match in the 120 weight class before coming back with a win in the second consolation round. He lost in the third consolation round to Ben Garland of Beatrice.

Patraic Hays (170) and Cody Hofrock (220) also had a win each on Saturday for Sidney.

Bennington won the team title with 193 points, while Millward West finished second with 174.5 points and Lincoln Southwest took third with 156. Sidney had 89.5 points to tie with homestanding Lexington.


106 - Trey Arellano won first place

Quarterfinals - Trey Arellano (Sidney) over Trei Williamson (Lincoln Southwest) (Fall 0:59)

Semifinals - Trey Arellano (Sidney) over Blayne Kile (Hastings) (Dec 7-2)

First Place Match - Trey Arellano (Sidney) over Camden Russell (Millard West) (SV-1 8-6)

113 - Kaden Vowers finished third

Champ. Round 1 - Kaden Vowers (Sidney) over Zach Bennetts (Lincoln Southwest) (TF 19-2 9:29)

Quarterfinals - Kaden Vowers (Sidney) over Broc Hall (Bennington) (Fall 5:21)

Semifinals - Zachary Tucker (Scott City) over Kaden Vowers (Sidney) (Dec 5-1)

Cons. Semis - Kaden Vowers (Sidney) over Zach Bennetts (Lincoln Southwest) (MD 11-0)

3rd Place Match - Kaden Vowers (Sidney) over Eric Rojo (Holyoke) (Dec 6-3)

120 - Colton Peckham

Champ. Round 1 - Jordan Pulver (Lincoln Southwest) over Colton Peckham (Sidney) (Dec 6-4)

Cons. Round 1 - Colton Peckham (Sidney) received a bye

Cons. Round 2 - Colton Peckham (Sidney) over Tyler Perterson (Holdrege) (Dec 10-4)

Cons. Round 3 - Ben Garland (Beatrice) over Colton Peckham (Sidney) (Fall 2:16)

126 - KC Higer finished fourth

Champ. Round 1 - KC Higer (Sidney) received a bye

Quarterfinals - KC Higer (Sidney) over Alex Depperschmidt (Scott City) (Fall 2:36)

Semifinals - Josh Pokorny (Bennington) over KC Higer (Sidney) (Fall 0:45)

Cons. Semis - KC Higer (Sidney) over John Nelson (Lincoln Southwest) (Fall 1:57)

3rd Place Match - Nick Sadd (Hastings) over KC Higer (Sidney) (Dec 6-1)

132 - Jack Feddersen

Champ. Round 1 - Jack Feddersen (Sidney) received a bye

Quarterfinals - Blake Hoffmaster (Cozad) over Jack Feddersen (Sidney) (Dec 7-4)

Cons. Round 2 - Jack Feddersen (Sidney) received a bye

Cons. Round 3 - Alex DeSantiago (Lexington) over Jack Feddersen (Sidney) (Dec 7-2)

138 - Bret Jaggers

Champ. Round 1 - David Mata (North Platte) over Bret Jaggers (Sidney) (Dec 9-7)

Cons. Round 1 - Edvin Ramirez (Lexington) over Bret Jaggers (Sidney) (Fall 4:40)

152 - Derek Robb won first place

Champ. Round 1 - Derek Robb (Sidney) received a bye

Quarterfinals - Derek Robb (Sidney) over Devin Anthony (Hastings) (Fall 1:09)

Semifinals - Derek Robb (Sidney) over Tyler Carstens (Lincoln Southwest) (Fall 1:17)

1st Place Match - Derek Robb (Sidney) over Wyatt

Hayes (Scott City) (Dec 7-3)

170 - Patraic Hays

Shelly Peckham / For The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney's Kaden Vowers, left, topped Eric Rojo of Holyoke in the 113 weight class third place match.

Champ. Round 1 - Levi Miller (Bellevue West) over Patraic Hays (Sidney) (Fall 2:31)

Cons. Round 1 - Patraic Hays (Sidney) received a bye

Cons. Round 2 - Patraic Hays (Sidney) over Trey Loftis (Scott City) (Dec 3-2)

Cons. Round 3 - Logan Retherford (Beatrice) over Patraic Hays (Sidney) (Fall 4:05)

220 - Cody Hofrock

Champ. Round 1 - Cody Hofrock (Sidney) received a bye

Quarterfinals - Bronson Titus (Holdrege) over Cody Hofrock (Sidney) (Dec 7-2)

Cons. Round 2 - Cody Hofrock (Sidney) over Joel Burkholder (Lexington) (Fall 1:13)

Cons. Round 3 - Jake Menard (Bennington) over Cody Hofrock (Sidney) (UTB 3-2)


Reader Comments

Callie writes:

JV wrestlers did very well as well as the varsity...ask coach about stats...also Devan Schilz is spelled with an a not an o. At not fault of anyone but John Ganser his name is spelled wrong in everything published.


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