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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Raiders Qualify Eight for State


February 14, 2018


Sidney's Jacob Peckham lifts his opponent during a takedown at the B4 District Wrestling Tournament Saturday. Peckham finished fourth in his division, earning a berth in the state wrestling tournament this week.

GOTHENBURG - Sidney roared through semi-final action at the B4 District Wrestling Tournament Saturday, setting the stage for the school's best district finish in nearly 20 years.

"We got hot and had a really good semifinal round and continued the rest of the way," said Sidney Coach John Ganser. "That was a credit to the kids and the other coaches."

When the smoke cleared, the Raiders won the District crown and qualified eight wrestlers for the state tournament, which begins Thursday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

Leading the charge for the Raiders were four wrestlers who worked their...

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