Jayden Arehart, Kaleb Pofahl, Brock Kester and Andrew Herley went undefeated throughout the day as the Warriors competed in the NSAA State Dual Championships at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Saturday, Feb. 2.
As a team, NOHS finished third in Class D, the highest finish for the team since the duals began in 2013.
In the eight team bracket, the Warriors dualed with Amherst, winning 42-34.
During semifinal action, N-O was beat by Plainview, 30-38 before bouncing back against Thayer Central, 33-43 to take third place.
Neligh-Oakdale v Amherst
160# - Riley Gallaway over Conor Dempsey by fall in 3:03; 170# - Pofahl over Jarin Potts by fall 5:36; 182# - Arehart over Ethan Brock by fall in 0:25; 195# - Drew Bogard over Dawson Kaup by a 15-6 major decision; 220# - Jaxon Taubenheim over Colton Klabenes by a 6-3 decision; 285# - Tucker Knust won by forfeit; 106# - Cody Booth over Drew Freeze by fall in 5:00; 113# - Brock Kester over Trevor Klingelhoefer by fall in 2:48; 120# - Isaiah Shields over Cameron Wilkinson by a 6-1 decision; 126# - Josh Klingelhoefer over Isaias Juarez by fall in 2:31; 132# - Andrew Herley over Quentyn Frank by fall in 3:39; 138# - Caleb Payne over Brett Shields by fall in 0:42; 145# - Samuel Florell over Cade Wilkinson by fall in 2:48; 152# - Cole Stokebrand over Jose Luna by fall in 1:01.
Plainview v Neligh-Oakdale
170# - Pofahl won by forfeit; 182# - Arehart over Lucas Hammer by a 5-0 decision; 195# - Kaup won by forfeit; 220# - Collin Gale over Klabenes by an 18-4 major decision; 285# - Cameron Nelson won by forfeit; 106# - Eli Lanham over Booth by fall in 1:43; 113# - Scout Ashburn over Wilkinson in overtime 4-2; 120# - Kester over Jaden Sobotka by fall in 4:20; 126# - Keagan Mosel over Juarez by fall in 2:49; 132# - Herley over Nate Christensen by a 6-2 decision; 138# - Matt Christensen over Payne by a 10-9 decision; 145# - Wilkinson won by forfeit; 152# - Will Gunning over Luna by a 10-2 major decision; 160# - Alizae Mejia over Dempsey by fall in 5:13.
Neligh-Oakdale v Thayer Central
182# - Arehart over Leyton Mumm by fall in 0:51; 195# - Kaup over Dahrran Cast by fall in 1:01; 220# - Klabenes over Logan Luehring by fall in 2:44; 285# - Knust over Charlie Mitchell by fall in 3:19; 106# - Ashton Sinn over Booth by fall in 2:30; 113# - Brenner McLaughlin over Wilkinson by 9-4 decision; 120# - Kester over Treyton Waldmeier by a 16-1 tech fall; 126#- Keegan Casey over Juarez by fall 1:12; 132# - Herley over Damian Stewart by a 15-0 tech fall; 138# - Payne over Buchannan Tietjen by a 6-1 decision; 145# - Dominic Stewart over Wilkinson by fall in 4:16; 152# - Jarod Hergott over Luna by fall in 1:52; 160# - Jackson Feulner over Dempsey by fall in 4:36 and 170# - Pofahl over Andrew Engle by fall in 1:41.