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Rugby in Valentine

Valentine High School is going to host 2 time defending National Champion Wayne State College Women's Rugby team when they take on Chadron State. The date of the game is March 23rd at 2:30 pm at the high school football field. Proceeds from the game will go to help purchase new support systems for the basketball hoops in the gym.

The cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.

 

Class C-1 state girls basketball: Pierce knocks off Minden for repeat title

Pierce defended their state title and won their match against the previously unbeaten Minden Whippets on Saturday. The Bluejays had a 69-60 victory to become class C-1 state champions for the second year in a row. Kearney-Catholic won their match up against Platteview 77-69 to take 3rd in class C-1. Other division champions include: Class A: Omaha Benson (defeating Bellevue West 47-43), Class B: Northwest (defeating Lincoln Pius X 66-58), Class C-2: Crofton (defeating Hastings Saint Cecilia 62-40), Class D-1: Friend (defeating Humphrey Saint Francis 44-43), Class D-2: Wynot (defeating Sterling 53-38). Boys state action starts Thursday, March 13th. Stayed tuned to KVSH for more details throughout the week!

 

 

Badgers Runners Up in State Dual Championship

The Valentine Badger wrestling team braved the cold temps and snowy conditions to travel to Kearney to participate in State Dual Championships on Saturday for their final wrestling match of the season. They defeated Central City and Sargent/Burwell to make it into the final round against David City, but then fell 46-25. The final class C results were:

1st Place - David City
2nd Place - Valentine
3rd Place - Sargent/Burwell-Loup County
4th Place - O`Neill
5th Place - Central City
6th Place - Battle Creek
7th Place - Shelton/Kenesaw
8th Place - Centennial

Complete team results are as follows (source: nsaahome.org):

Match #1 Quarterfinal: Valentine defeated Central City 46-25
120 - Jeremiah Dickinson (Central City) over Cameron Perrett (Valentine) Dec 8-6
126 - Hudson Pearman (Valentine) over Troy Vanderheiden (Central City) Maj 10-1
132 - Trevor Bukaske (Valentine) over Andrew Myers (Central City) Fall 5:22
138 - Jacob Hand (Valentine) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
145 - Nate O`Kief (Valentine) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
152 - Ryan Malasek (Central City) over Triston Eklund (Valentine) Fall 5:20
160 - Lance Hockenbary (Valentine) over Brad Schoch (Central City) Dec 11-4
170 - Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) over Jordan Hollingsworth (Central City) Fall 1:31
182 - Nick Ormesher (Valentine) over Marshall Makowski (Central City) Fall 4:50
195 - Jake Fulton (Valentine) over Justin Macke (Central City) Fall 5:12
220 - Lane Johnson (Central City) over Jared Fulton (Valentine) Fall 0:41
285 - Blaine Paup (Central City) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
106 - Bryan Sliger (Valentine) over Luke Peterson (Central City) Dec 5-3
113 - Mikel McCann (Central City) over Noah Eklund (Valentine) Maj 11-3

Match #2 Semifinal: Valentine defeated Sargent/Burwell-Loup County 38-25
126 - Hudson Pearman (Valentine) over Jesse Sandoz (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Fall 4:42
132 - Evan Gideon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) over Trevor Bukaske (Valentine) Maj 13-3
138 - Jacob Hand (Valentine) over Chett Hinton (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Maj 22-9
145 - Nate O`Kief (Valentine) over Kale Gideon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Maj 8-0
152 - Triston Eklund (Valentine) over Rowdy Moon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Dec 11-4
160 - Coby Cassidy (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) over Lance Hockenbary (Valentine) Dec 7-6
170 - Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) over Lane Helgoth (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Dec 9-5
182 - Nick Ormesher (Valentine) over Tyler Gideon (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Dec 2-0
195 - Jake Fulton (Valentine) over Trace Gumb (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Dec 8-1
220 - Brook Huffman (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
285 - Dakota Divine (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
106 - Bryan Sliger (Valentine) over Shad Simpson (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Fall 5:17
113 - Noah Eklund (Valentine) over JW Schroder (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) Fall 3:34
120 - Dakota Harvey (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf

Match #3 1st Place Match: David City defeated Valentine 46-22
132 - Dustin Papa (David City) over Trevor Bukaske (Valentine) Dec 7-6
138 - Jacob Hand (Valentine) over Kalan Zeilinger (David City) Fall 0:57
145 - Martin Phillips (David City) over Nate O`Kief (Valentine) TB-1 2-1
152 - Triston Eklund (Valentine) over Ryan Worm (David City) Maj 13-0
160 - Lance Hockenbary (Valentine) over Jonathon Jacobsen (David City) Fall 1:25
170 - Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) over Jesse Windham (David City) Fall 4:26
182 - Joseph Varela (David City) over Braxton Coleman (Valentine) Fall 3:46
195 - Wyatt Kastl (David City) over Nick Ormesher (Valentine) Fall 2:31
220 - Broderick Hoeft (David City) over Jared Fulton (Valentine) Fall 1:50
285 - Trevor Fozzard (David City) over Jared Fulton (Valentine) Fall 2:42
106 - Trent Daro (David City) over Bryan Sliger (Valentine) Maj 11-3
113 - Wyatt Phillips (David City) over Noah Eklund (Valentine) Fall 0:42
120 - Michael Varela (David City) over Cameron Perrett (Valentine) Dec 9-5
126 - Tony Meusch (David City) over Hudson Pearman (Valentine) Dec 3-1

   

State Wrestling in Omaha

Complete Badger wrestling results are below. We had 6 wrestlers in medal contention for 3rd through 6th place. Tristan Eklund at 152 placed 3rd. Cameron Perrett at 120 placed 4th. Placing 5th were Jacob Hand at 138 and Kalen Hollopeter at 170. Bryan Sliger at 106 placed 6th along with Nate O'Kief at 145. These young men displayed great effort, and will be heading to Kearney for a dual on March 1st.

 

2014 NSAA Championships Results for Valentine*

(*Source: nsaahome.org)

 

Team Scores
Class_C
1. David City 125.0
2. O`Neill 124.0
3. Valentine 109.0
4. Sargent/Burwell-Loup County 75.5
5. Kearney Catholic 72.5


C106 - Bryan Sliger (23-12) placed 6th and scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Trent Daro (David City) 48-3 won by decision over Bryan Sliger (Valentine) 23-12 (Dec 4-2)
Cons. Round 1 - Bryan Sliger (Valentine) 23-12 won by decision over Luke Peterson (Central City) 27-16 (Dec 8-5)
Cons. Round 2 - Bryan Sliger (Valentine) 23-12 won by decision over Nolan Helgoth (Aquinas Catholic) 27-11 (Dec 9-2)
Cons. Round 3 - Bryan Sliger (Valentine) 23-12 won by major decision over Tyler Hoffman (Pierce) 28-14 (MD 13-2)
Cons. Semi - David Jimenez (Shelton/Kenesaw) 31-5 won by major decision over Bryan Sliger (Valentine) 23-12 (MD 20-8)
5th Place Match - Tommy Nelson (Oakland-Craig) 38-9 won by major decision over Bryan Sliger (Valentine) 23-12 (MD 8-0)

C120 - Cameron Perrett (16-6) placed 4th and scored 18.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Cameron Perrett (Valentine) 16-6 won by fall over Conner Kranda (Aquinas Catholic) 16-5 (Fall 5:38)
Quarterfinal - Michael Varela (David City) 39-12 won by major decision over Cameron Perrett (Valentine) 16-6 (MD 12-4)
Cons. Round 2 - Cameron Perrett (Valentine) 16-6 won by fall over Jacob Tegels (Fort Calhoun) 26-8 (Fall 2:05)
Cons. Round 3 - Cameron Perrett (Valentine) 16-6 won by decision over Tom Roach (Doniphan-Trumbull) 39-6 (Dec 7-4)
Cons. Semi - Cameron Perrett (Valentine) 16-6 won by fall over Dakota Harvey (Sargent/Burwell-Loup County) 28-4 (Fall 2:54)
3rd Place Match - Jeremiah Dickinson (Central City) 38-9 won by decision over Cameron Perrett (Valentine) 16-6 (Dec 9-5)

C126 - Hudson Pearman (20-8) place is unknown and scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Hudson Pearman (Valentine) 20-8 won by fall over Braden Storm (Yutan) 28-10 (Fall 5:03)
Quarterfinal - Tyler Frederick (Battle Creek) 42-9 won by fall over Hudson Pearman (Valentine) 20-8 (Fall 3:09)
Cons. Round 2 - Hudson Pearman (Valentine) 20-8 won by fall over Trenton Elliott (Tekamah-Herman) 10-9 (Fall 4:39)
Cons. Round 3 - Michael Theisen (Fort Calhoun) 35-3 won by fall over Hudson Pearman (Valentine) 20-8 (Fall 3:14)

C132 - Trevor Bukaske (21-12) place is unknown and scored 6.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Trevor Bukaske (Valentine) 21-12 won by major decision over Davis Jacobson (Fillmore Central) 44-7 (MD 12-3)
Quarterfinal - Joseph Gillham (O`Neill) 40-3 won by decision over Trevor Bukaske (Valentine) 21-12 (Dec 9-3)
Cons. Round 2 - Trevor Bukaske (Valentine) 21-12 won by fall over Zach McNally (Doniphan-Trumbull) 28-13 (Fall 2:26)
Cons. Round 3 - Justin Hansen (Tekamah-Herman) 41-11 won by fall over Trevor Bukaske (Valentine) 21-12 (Fall 2:01)

C138 - Jacob Hand (36-9) placed 5th and scored 13.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jacob Hand (Valentine) 36-9 won by major decision over Caleb Haskell (Madison) 33-18 (MD 16-5)
Quarterfinal - Steven Bader (Centennial) 35-11 won by decision over Jacob Hand (Valentine) 36-9 (Dec 12-7)
Cons. Round 2 - Jacob Hand (Valentine) 36-9 won by decision over Chase Osborne (Battle Creek) 35-13 (Dec 10-5)
Cons. Round 3 - Jacob Hand (Valentine) 36-9 won by fall over Tucker Bergquist (Southern Valley) 28-6 (Fall 4:14)
Cons. Semi - Vince Hartline (Fort Calhoun) 35-5 won by fall over Jacob Hand (Valentine) 36-9 (Fall 1:53)
5th Place Match - Jacob Hand (Valentine) 36-9 won by major decision over Steven Bader (Centennial) 35-11 (MD 10-2)

C145 - Nate O`Kief (31-15) placed 6th and scored 10.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Mason Glause (Malcolm) 34-6 won in the ultimate tie breaker over Nate O`Kief (Valentine) 31-15 (UTB 5-4)
Cons. Round 1 - Nate O`Kief (Valentine) 31-15 won by fall over Wyatt Schiermeyer (Fillmore Central) 43-11 (Fall 4:39)
Cons. Round 2 - Nate O`Kief (Valentine) 31-15 won by fall over Zach Kirby (Battle Creek) 21-13 (Fall 1:37)
Cons. Round 3 - Nate O`Kief (Valentine) 31-15 won by decision over Matthew Rojas (Wood River) 17-7 (Dec 5-4)
Cons. Semi - David Gross (St. Paul) 29-8 won by decision over Nate O`Kief (Valentine) 31-15 (Dec 2-1)
5th Place Match - Cory Rowse (O`Neill) 41-6 won by decision over Nate O`Kief (Valentine) 31-15 (Dec 9-6)

C152 - Triston Eklund (32-7) placed 3rd and scored 17.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Triston Eklund (Valentine) 32-7 won by fall over Conner Kramer (Battle Creek) 26-17 (Fall 3:51)
Quarterfinal - Triston Eklund (Valentine) 32-7 won by decision over Mitch Fredrickson (Raymond Central) 35-14 (Dec 6-2)
Semifinal - Nick Arlt (Oakland-Craig) 42-3 won by decision over Triston Eklund (Valentine) 32-7 (Dec 7-6)
Cons. Semi - Triston Eklund (Valentine) 32-7 won by major decision over Ryan Malasek (Central City) 25-8 (MD 12-1)
3rd Place Match - Triston Eklund (Valentine) 32-7 won by decision over Jordan Redler (Malcolm) 47-8 (Dec 6-2)

C160 - Lance Hockenbary (36-11) place is unknown and scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Lance Hockenbary (Valentine) 36-11 won by fall over Ben Railsback (Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer/Pawnee City) 34-14 (Fall 3:58)
Quarterfinal - Andrew Bader (Centennial) 35-13 won by fall over Lance Hockenbary (Valentine) 36-11 (Fall 3:37)
Cons. Round 2 - Lance Hockenbary (Valentine) 36-11 won by fall over Chris Heydon (Laurel-Concord/Coleridge) 38-12 (Fall 2:17)
Cons. Round 3 - Skyler Ratkovec (East Butler) 38-3 won by decision over Lance Hockenbary (Valentine) 36-11 (Dec 12-6)

C170 - Kalen Hollopeter (35-14) placed 5th and scored 16.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) 35-14 won by major decision over Coltin Brown (Gibbon) 31-6 (MD 14-3)
Quarterfinal - Nick Virka (North Bend Central) 35-8 won by decision over Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) 35-14 (Dec 13-8)
Cons. Round 2 - Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) 35-14 won by fall over Dusty Shepard (Logan View) 26-12 (Fall 2:49)
Cons. Round 3 - Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) 35-14 won by fall over Ben Dostal (Malcolm) 34-18 (Fall 2:40)
Cons. Semi - Matthew Kindler (Aquinas Catholic) 30-2 won by fall over Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) 35-14 (Fall 1:55)
5th Place Match - Kalen Hollopeter (Valentine) 35-14 won by fall over Ken Graham (Gordon-Rushville) 41-8 (Fall 3:26)

C182 - Nick Ormesher (27-14) place is unknown and scored 1.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Cory Kennedy (Centennial) 43-6 won in sudden victory - 1 over Nick Ormesher (Valentine) 27-14 (SV-1 3-1)
Cons. Round 1 - Nick Ormesher (Valentine) 27-14 won by decision over Bailey Thompson (O`Neill) 15-8 (Dec 4-3)
Cons. Round 2 - Logan Searle (South Central Nebraska Unified District #5) 38-10 won by fall over Nick Ormesher (Valentine) 27-14 (Fall 1:18)

C195 - Jake Fulton (19-16) place is unknown and scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Fulton (Valentine) 19-16 won by fall over Jake Guenther (Crofton) 26-12 (Fall 1:37)
Quarterfinal - Ben Lodema (Raymond Central) 39-1 won by major decision over Jake Fulton (Valentine) 19-16 (MD 9-0)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Fulton (Valentine) 19-16 won by fall over Adam VonSeggern (Logan View) 30-10 (Fall 4:25)
Cons. Round 3 - Spencer Knopp (O`Neill) 39-5 won by decision over Jake Fulton (Valentine) 19-16 (Dec 5-3)

 

District Wrestling Results

The Valentine Badgers traveled to Hershey over the weekend to compete in district wrestling. 13 wrestlers competed with 11 qualifying for the state tournament that begins Thursday in Omaha. Sargent-Burwell edged out Valentine for the win overall, with 204 points. Valentine placed second with 202 and Kearney-Catholic played 3rd.

Valentine was invited to to State Duals March 1st in Kearney.

The results from districts are as follows:

First place: Hudson Pearman at 126 and Tristan Eklund at 152.

Second place: Trevor Bukaske at 132, Lance Hockenbary at 160 and Jacob Fulton at 195.

Third: Bryan Sliger at 106, Cameron Perrett at 120, Jacob Hand at 138, Nate O'Kief at 145 and Kalin Hollopeter at 170.

Fourth: Nick Ormesher at 182.

Stayed tuned to KVSH radio 940 AM and kvsh.com for more wrestling action starting Thursday the 20th!

   

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