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Braves' Halverson in Border Brawl

Friday, March 9, 2007

Cherokee wrestler Tyler Halverson controls his opponent in wrestling action this season. Halverson competes in the Border Brawl in Blair, Neb. Friday. Photo by Paul Struck.
BLAIR, Neb. - The best of the best seniors from the Husker State of Nebraska will take on the best of the best seniors from the Hawkeye State of Iowa in the 2nd annual Border Brawl! held on the campus of Dana College in Blair, Neb., Friday.

The top seniors from both states will be invited to defend their state pride in a dual of all duals! Two coaches from each state will be selected to coach their respective states as well. The Border Brawl will follow IAHSAA and NSAA rules.

This line-up includes 17 nationally ranked wrestlers according to Wrestling USA magazine. There are 35 state titles among these young men with many national accolades. This should provide wrestling fans with some great wrestling and a great dual.

There are several match-ups of undefeated wrestlers with Trenton Washington taking on Zach McCool, DeVaughan Perkins taking on Andrew Sorensen, and Chad Brester taking on Ryan Helenthal.

To reserve your tickets today, complete the online reservation form below and payment form on the confirmation page. Tickets purchased in advance are $8. Tickets purchased at the door are $10. Reserved tickets will be held in your name at the "will call" window. For more information, call Tyler Mohr at 402-426-7290.


Matches (Nebraska wrestler listed first)

103- Zach Fronce (Ralston) vs. Cruse Aarhus (Cedar Rapids Kennedy)

112- Clayden McKim (Millard South) vs. Mike Helle (RCL-SCAL)

119- Jared DeTurk (Amherst) vs. Tyler Clark (Bettendorf)

125- Andy Pokorny (Bennington) vs. Dalton Jensen (Missouri Valley)

130- Robert Eklund (Friend) vs. Micah Sheffield (Sioux City North)

130- Dylan Laughlin (Creighton Prep) vs. Tyler Halverson (Cherokee)

135- Daniel Rodriguez (Kearney) vs. Jordan Hasenkamp (Twin River Valley)

140- Trenton Washington (Boystown) vs. Zach McCool (West Delaware)

140- Travis Kuhn (High Plains Community) vs. Ben Knight (Sargeant Bluff)

145- Esai Dominguez (Creighton Prep) vs. TJ Moen (Saydel)

152- DeVaughan Perkins (Omaha North) vs. Andrew Sorensen (Forest City)

152- Chad Brester (Howells) vs. Ryan Helenthal (Keokuk)

160- Matt Mueller (Malcolm) vs. Robert Kellogg (Sioux City North)

171- Corey Steiger (Lincoln NE) vs. Ryan Ketelsen (Osage)

189- Mitch Brown (Millard South) vs. Vinnie Wagner (Osage)

215- Daniel Stoelting (Southern Valley) vs. Colton White (Tri-Center)

HWT- Shawn Meyer (Plainview) vs. Ben Boothby (Clinton)

Nebraska Coaches

Alan Pokorny, Bennington

John Hiffernan, Creighton Prep

Erich Warner, Blair

Andrew Juranek, Omaha North

Iowa Coaches

Andy Hensley, Tri-Center

Brent Jennings, Osage

Jon Garvin, Saydel

John Torno, Sioux City North

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