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Broncos Take Fourth in Ellsworth Invitational

RHS Wrestling LogoThe Russell High School wrestling team hit the mat for the first time after the holiday break on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the 46th annual Ellsworth Bearcat Invitational.

12 schools participated in the invite. Russell placed fourth with 99.5 points. Hoisington scored 176.5 points and topped second place Hill City by 33.5 points. Ellsworth was third with 104 points.

Four of Russell's 10 wrestlers placed third or better with two winning their weight classes.

Here are the team results for the Broncos...

113 - Stephan Baldwin (5-0, 1st)
126 - Chandler Schoenberger (4-1, 2nd)
132 - Jacob Windholz (3-2, 3rd)
138 - Caleb Powers (2-3)
145 - Brayden Nuss (0-5)
152 - Caden Pfeifer (5-0, 1st)
160 - Jesse Whitmer (2-3)
195 - Christian Soliz (0-4)
220 - Blake Hoss (2-3)
285 - Maximus Self (0-5)

Russell competes in the Scott City Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 12. Matches begin at 9:30am.

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