2017 NSAA Championships Results for Ord
C106 - Colton Rowse (33-10) place is unknown and scored 5.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Koby Brandenburg (Central City) 37-6 won by decision over Colton Rowse (Ord) 33-10 (Dec 8-4)
Cons. Round 1 - Colton Rowse (Ord) 33-10 won by tech fall over Isaiah Parsons (Conestoga) 20-20 (TF-1.5 3:00 (15-0))
Cons. Round 2 - Colton Rowse (Ord) 33-10 won by fall over Landon Zeckser (Doniphan-Trumbull) 33-14 (Fall 2:17)
Cons. Round 3 - Casey Benavides (Bridgeport) 44-7 won by major decision over Colton Rowse (Ord) 33-10 (MD 15-5)
C120 - Kaden Boyce (19-24) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Anton Carlson (Sutton) 27-15 won by fall over Kaden Boyce (Ord) 19-24 (Fall 1:23)
Cons. Round 1 - Jack Theisen (Fort Calhoun) 31-15 won by fall over Kaden Boyce (Ord) 19-24 (Fall 0:57)
C152 - Tanner Knight (29-11) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Tanner Knight (Ord) 29-11 won by decision over Ryan Haskell (Madison) 36-12 (Dec 5-2)
Quarterfinal - Cooper Bates (Wilber-Clatonia) 40-4 won by decision over Tanner Knight (Ord) 29-11 (Dec 7-5)
Cons. Round 2 - Joel Myers (Broken Bow) 42-10 won by decision over Tanner Knight (Ord) 29-11 (Dec 3-2)
C160 - Kaden Dawe (34-15) place is unknown and scored 1.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Clayton Koch (Arlington) 33-10 won in sudden victory - 1 over Kaden Dawe (Ord) 34-15 (SV-1 10-6)
Cons. Round 1 - Kaden Dawe (Ord) 34-15 won by decision over Greg Flack (Malcolm) 27-19 (Dec 7-1)
Cons. Round 2 - Trae Meysenburg (Cross County/Osceola) 43-11 won in sudden victory - 1 over Kaden Dawe (Ord) 34-15 (SV-1 10-8)
C170 - Gavin Trompke (41-8) placed 4th and scored 12.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Gavin Trompke (Ord) 41-8 won by decision over Daniel Duffy (Shelton/Kenesaw) 36-6 (Dec 3-1)
Quarterfinal - Gavin Trompke (Ord) 41-8 won by decision over Jake Prochaska (Centennial) 53-2 (Dec 8-6)
Semifinal - Abe Hernandez (Mitchell) 33-3 won by decision over Gavin Trompke (Ord) 41-8 (Dec 6-5)
Cons. Semi - Gavin Trompke (Ord) 41-8 won by decision over Dalton Mueller (North Bend Central) 42-5 (Dec 6-4)
3rd Place Match - Jake Prochaska (Centennial) 53-2 won by decision over Gavin Trompke (Ord) 41-8 (Dec 3-1)
C182 - Jacob Lech (34-14) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Cody Thomas (Wakefield) 32-1 won by fall over Jacob Lech (Ord) 34-14 (Fall 3:17)
Cons. Round 1 - Ethan Poppe (Crofton/Bloomfield) 27-8 won by fall over Jacob Lech (Ord) 34-14 (Fall 2:23)
C195 - Ethan Gabriel (40-2) placed 2nd and scored 24.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Ethan Gabriel (Ord) 40-2 won by fall over Austin Jensen (Syracuse) 12-8 (Fall 4:30)
Quarterfinal - Ethan Gabriel (Ord) 40-2 won by fall over Wyatt Kee (Gibbon) 31-10 (Fall 5:23)
Semifinal - Ethan Gabriel (Ord) 40-2 won by fall over Noah Carlson (Central City) 34-15 (Fall 3:51)
1st Place Match - Bailey Thompson (O`Neill) 36-4 won by decision over Ethan Gabriel (Ord) 40-2 (Dec 2-0)
With a 40-37 win over O'Neill, the Lady Chants advance to the C1-4 district final against Pierce. Good luck!
The Ord Speech team won the 2017 Lou-Platte championship. Congratulations!
Several Ord athletes have signed letters of intent to pursue athletics on the college level. They include Andrea Carson (volleyball at Bellevue), Cora Svoboda (volleyball at Nebraska Wesleyan), Danielle Bruha (volleyball at Hastings), Stirling Tonniges (football at Concordia), Ashley Carson (volleyball at McCook CC) and Kaden Dawe (football and track at Wesleyan).
Congrats to all!
Click on the picture at right to view pics of them all.
Ord plays Broken Bow in Atkinson next Tuesday.
On February 13th, the Ord FFA traveled to Grand Island Central Community College for District CDE’s. We are very pleased that we will be sending five teams to State Convention the first week of April.
State Teams are: Veterinary Science-Runner-Up (Makenna Jacobs-Blue, Halle Jacobs-Purple, Asha Scheideler-Purple, Megan Skibinski-Blue)
Livestock Management #1-Runner-Up (Makenna Jacobs, Asha Scheideler, Megan Skibinkski, Wyatt Williams, Chance Williams)
Farm Management-Champions (Shelby Kittle-Purple, Jessie Buckles-Purple, Tracy Wamsley-Blue, Stephanie Vavra-1st)
Biotechnology-Champions (Stephanie Vavra-Blue, Chance Williams-Blue, Zach Flessner, Barrett Boden)
Ag Mechanics-4th (Kasey Hornickel, Jackson Rhyscon, Wyatt Williams, Tanner Knight)
The Ord High Wrestling Team finished 4th out of 16 teams at the C4 District wrestling tournament last Friday and Saturday. The Chants finished with 7 total state qualifiers. Top 5 team results were as follows. Valentine-246, Broken Bow-153, Kearney Catholic-138, Ord-127.5, Chase County-125. The Chanticleer Wrestlers also qualified for the State Dual Tournament for the first time in school history.
The Chant wrestling team had 2 wrestlers make it to the finals of the C4 District Tournament. 1 of those wrestlers ended up being the tournament champion and both will qualify for the State Wrestling Tournament next weekend. At 195 pounds, Ethan Gabriel was the tournament champion. Gabriel faced off against Tysen McDowell from Minden in a battle of two state rated wrestlers. In fact, there were 3 of the top 6 rated wrestlers in the state in the weight class. Gabriel pinned the Minden opponent in 1:20. At 160 pounds Kaden Dawe was the district runner-up and a state qualifier for the Chants. Dawe met up with state rated Bryson Fisher from Chase County in the finals. Fisher came away victorious by beating Dawe 6-3. “Ethan and Kaden wrestled great district tournaments. Ethan pinned his way through a tournament with 3 state rated wrestlers. Kaden won a huge semifinal match that will set him up well for the state tournament”, said Coach Justin Swedburg
Ord had 5 other wrestlers qualify for the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament in Omaha. Colton Rowse finished in 3rd place for the Chanticleers at 106 pounds. Rowse, rated in the state himself, faced off against state rated Lane Schiers from Kearney Catholic. Rowse pinned the Kearney Catholic opponent at the 2:18 mark. 106 was another stacked weight class. 4 of the top 6 rated wrestlers in the state were at the district tournament in Valentine. At 170 pounds Gavin Trompke qualified for state and earned the 3rd place medal. In another bracket with multiple state ranked wrestlers, Trompke defeated Logan Coalson from Bridgeport. The final score in the match was 5-0. Kaden Boyce was a state qualifier for Ord, he finished in 4th place. Boyce was beaten in his final match by Quin Child from Gordon-Rushville. At 152 pounds Tanner Knight was another qualifier and 4th place finisher in an extremely tough weight class. Knight was defeated in his match by Joel Meyers from Broken Bow. In the heartbreak round, Tanner defeated a returning state qualifier from Bridgeport who was a match away from medaling at state. Knight won the match 10-8 in an exciting ultimate tie-breaker overtime match. Jacob Lech was the final state qualifier for the Chanticleers, he also was a 4th place finisher. Lech was defeated by Brady Dawson from Southern Valley by a score of 5-4. Early in the tournament, Lech lost a close match which made his road to state much more difficult. Jacob was able to win 3 matches in a row against tough competitors to qualify. “We qualified 5 of the 6 guys who wrestled in the heartbreak round. Each one of our guys gave everything that they had, they showed a ton of heart and pride”, said Coach Swedburg
Many other wrestlers scored points for the Chanticleers at districts. At 126 pounds Miguel Alvarado went 1-2. Jackson Ulrich was 2-2 and lost in the heartbreak round to qualify for the state tournament. Earlier in the tournament Ulrich upset returning state qualifier Cole Ulmer, from Broken Bow, by a 3-1 decision. In his final match, it truly was a heartbreaker in the heartbreak round. Ulrich lost 10-8 in sudden victory overtime to Trevor Peterson from Chase County. At 138 Skyler Key went 0-2. At 145 pounds Clayton Shoemaker was 2-2. In his final match Shoemaker injured his ankle and was unable to finish the match or the tournament due to injury. At 220 pounds and 285 pounds Scott Behnk and CJ Hoevet both were 0-2. “If it weren’t for the efforts of our guys as a team for each other, we wouldn’t have qualified for the state duals. We needed a full team effort and we were able to qualify by 2 and a half points”, said Swedburg
The Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament will begin at 4 PM for Class C on Thursday, February 16th and last until Saturday, February 18th with the state finals beginning at 3 PM. The finals will be broadcasted live on NET. Ord also qualified for the Nebraska State Dual Tournament for the first time in school history. The Chants will wrestle Valentine in the first match-up of the class C tournament. Ord is one of 8 teams from Class C to qualify for the tournament. The State Dual Tournament will begin at 10:30 AM for Classes B and C on Saturday, February 25th at the Health and Sports Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
SALUTE THE SPORTS OF YESTERDAY, HELP BUILD THE STARS OF TOMORROW. Ord High School needs your support.
The Sports Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring those who have maintained the highest standards of competition and sportsmanship at Ord High School. This would include many outstanding athletes who have performed for Ord High School.
Sporting Activities build character and welcome all; short, tall, heavy, fast and slow. Sports welcome the physically strong and physically challenged; and are blind to color, race and social status.
Joining the Sports Hall of Fame will help encourage our athletic stars today, and bring alive our rich heritage. As a member you will help make this possible. You will also be invited to be a participant in the ceremonial presentation of the new inductees.
Six students from Ord High School Music Department auditioned and were accepted into the University of Nebraska-Kearney Honor Choir and Band Clinic and Concert. Accepted into the festival choir was Kathleen Deaver and Women’s Choir was Nia McClure. Festival Band accepted Rebecca Fischer on flute (2nd Chair), Richele Masin on trumpet (2nd Chair), Lily Farrens and Kora Severance on trombone.
The six Ord students traveled with their director Ms. Mindy Smith to Kearney on Monday, January 23 and participated in the day long clinic which culminated in a concert beginning at 5:30 in the UNK Health and Sports Center. Dr. Brian Alber, UNK host for the day, announced that over 700 students were on campus to play their instruments and sing. Congratulations to these fine Ord musicians.
Photos by Karen Fischer
L to R: Kora Severance, Lily Farrens, Rebecca Fischer, Richele Masin
L to R: Kathleen Deaver, Nia McClure
Ashley Bruha, daughter of Cathy and Anthony Bruha, auditioned and was accepted into the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association 18th Annual “8th Grade All-State Band.” The clinic and 4:00 concert was held at the Fine Arts Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Kearney campus on Saturday, January 14th. Dr. Lance Nielsen, Supervisor of Music for Lincoln Public Schools was the conductor.
Ashley auditioned in October and received word of her acceptance in November. She has been working hard individually with her band director, Ms. Mindy Smith, and now sees that her dedication and talent have paid off. Not only was Ashley accepted, but she was chosen to sit 2nd chair! A colleague on the executive board of NSBA, told Ms. Smith that over 60 eighth graders auditioned on trumpet! More than 500 students auditioned for the 80 piece band.
Many congratulations to Ashley! When she was asked how the day went, she replied “I loved it!” We wish her much luck on future musical endeavors!
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