Five Buffalo wrestlers advance to district competition
Five of the Gibbon wrestling team’s competitors qualified to advance to district action after wrestling in the Class C-4B Sub-district meet held at Amherst on Saturday, February 6. The top four finishers in each weight division advance to the district meet held at Valentine. Buffaloes Ruben Hernandez, Jose Escandon, Andres Aguilar, Jesus Hernandez and Daniel Yepez qualified for the district meet and a chance to wrestle at the state meet in Omaha. As a team the Buffaloes placed fourth.
Ruben Hernandez, wrestling at 106 pounds, received a bye in his first round and then was pinned by a Loomis/Bertrand wrestler in :37 to finish in second place in his weight division.
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