Russell's Windholz, Sylvan-Lucas' Barrientes Advance to Sub-State

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Two area wrestlers have advanced to the Class 3-2-1A Sub-State Tournament in Minneapolis on Saturday, February 20.

Russell's Jacob Windholz and Sylvan-Lucas' Tra Barrientes both qualified after finishing in the top four of the weight divisions at their respective regional tournaments on Friday, February 12.

Windholz went 3-1 and took third place at 138 pounds at the Trego Regional. Barrientes went 3-0 and won the 285 pound division at the Hillsboro Regional.

Overall, Russell had seven wrestlers compete in WaKeeney on Friday at Trego Community High School. Here are the individual results...

120 - Kohle Nuss (0-2)
132 - Jacob Ney (1-3, 6th)
138 - Jacob Windholz (3-1, 3rd)
152 - Brayden Strobel (1-3, 6th)
170 - Jesse Whitmer (1-3, 6th)
220 - Erik Malicke (1-3, 6th)
285 - Max Self (2-2, 5th)

Saturday's sub-state tournament begins at 12 PM at the Minneapolis High School gym. We'll have sub-state reports on KRSL AM 990, 98.1  FM and 95.9 FM and coverage on

Our postseason coverage is presented by:

  • Russell County USD 407
  • Agrilead, Inc.
  • Al's Auto Glass, Gary and Dee Schmidtberger and Deidra's Stylin' Salon and Spa
  • Farm Bureau Financial Services Agent Jason Pfeifer
  • Southwind Bank of Russell and Natoma
  • McDonald's of Russell
  • Gudenkauf and Malone, Inc.
  • Strobel Door and Repair

Trego 3-2-1 Regional

Hillsboro 3-2-1 Regional