Fairbury, Thayer Central, Tri County, Meridian and W-C All Send Competitors To Omaha

Six Fairbury Jeff wrestlers punched their ticket to Omaha for state wrestling February 17-19. Hayden Bear at 106-pounds, Conner Gerths 138-pounds, Riley Arner 160-pounds, Noah Hyson 220-pounds, Makena Schramm 185-pounds and Kazz Hyson in the 285-pound division.The Jeffs finished seventh out of 16 as a team.Each Jeff put on a stellar effort as they had earned their way to state, but among the competitors Conner Gerths had an underdog story from this weekend with a memorable climb coming in as a number 11 seed beating the six seed, three seed, and two seed to qualify for State.Gerths (24-28) faced Anthony Wood of St. Paul (32-18) and won 5-3 b...


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