Garrett Cornwell and Trey Schafer competed Thursday in first-day action of the state wrestling tournament for Boone Central/Newman Grove.
At 152 pounds, Cornwell picked up a first-round win over Jayden Wooten of Plattsmouth to advance to the quarter finals. Derek Robb of Sidney took the Cardinal down with a pin in 54 seconds. Cornwell will be back at in the second round of wrestle backs on Friday.
At 160 pounds, Schafer lost by tech fall to Lance Jarrett of Gretna in 2:17. He moves into wrestle backs and will face Josh Schmutz of Elkhorn on Friday.
2017 NSAA Championships Results for Boone Central/Newman Grove
B152 - Garrett Cornwell (36-17) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Garrett Cornwell (Boone Central/Newman Grove) 36-17 won by decision over Jayden Wooten (Plattsmouth) 19-17 (Dec 2-0)
Quarterfinal - Derek Robb (Sidney) 54-0 won by fall over Garrett Cornwell (Boone Central/Newman Grove) 36-17 (Fall 0:54)
B160 - Trey Schafer (36-14) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Lance Jarrett (Gretna) 48-3 won by fall over Trey Schafer (Boone Central/Newman Grove) 36-14 (Fall 2:17)