CLASS 2A: Bobcats take first-day lead with six finalists

White Pine put six wrestlers into Saturday’s championship matches, as the Bobcats took the opening-day lead at the Class 2A Southern League wrestling tournament at Indian Springs on Friday.

Skylar Hall (112 pounds), Daylan Binghman (119), Ben Miller (125), Chase Stanton (152), Aryton Almberg (160) and Wyatt Williams (171) advanced to the finals for White Pine, which leads with 115 points.

Laughlin is second at 98, with West Wendover (82), Indian Springs (70) and Lincoln County (44) rounding out the top five.

Laughlin has five wrestlers — Jimmy Minniear (135), Jake Hodges (140), Vincent Burkett (160), Cody McGeshick (171) and JuQuan Lakes (285) —  who will wrestle in the finals.

Class 2A Southern Region Meet
At Indian Springs
Team Scores
White Pine 115, Laughlin 98, West Wendover 82, Indian Springs 70, Lincoln County 44, The Meadows 36, Round Mountain 33, Tonopah 33, Pahranagat Valley 29½, Spring Mountain 27
Championship Semifinals
103—Ballejos, Lin, received a bye; D. Olson, Lin, p. Maloy, IS, 2:13. 112—Hall, WP, p. M. Olson, Lin, 3:18; Neal, Mea, p. Davila, Lau, 1:10. 119—Binghman, WP, p. Reynolds, Lau, 1:46; Wilson, IS, p. Duncan, SM, 3:28. 125—Miller, WP, p. Flores, SM, 2:53; Heath, IS, p. Higbee, Pah, 1:02. 130—Cutler, RM, p. Earl, WW, 1:52; Turley, Pah, p. Valencia, WP, 3:45. 135—Minniear, Lau, p. Larrabee, RM, 3:10; Etiel, Mea, p. Cottoill, SM, 1:32. 140—Hodges, Lau, p. Finicum, WP, 1:08; Smith, WW, d. Pena, IS, 12-7. 145—Sargent, IS, p. Smith, RM, 1:05; Ratliff, WW, d. Garcia, WP, 10-5. 152—Stanton, WP, p. Reed, SM, 5:17; Anderson, WW, p. Villalobos, Lau, 3:36. 160—Almberg, WP, d. Wallace, Ton, 10-0; Burkett, Lau, p. Smith, SM, 2:39. 171—McGeshick, Lau, p. Blevins, WW, 0:43; Williams, WP, p. Musnicki, Ton, 3:50. 189—Lyk-Jensen, Lin, p. Anzalone, WW, 1:35; Gromis, Ton, p. Carter, Pah, 3:28. 215—Gromis, Ton, d. Linares, Pah, 3-1; Reinke, IS, vs. Cabague, SM, not reported. 285—Preito, WW, received a bye; Lakes, Lau, p. Faga, IS, 3:02.