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Nebraska State Wrestling Finals live updates

Posted at 1:47 PM, Feb 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-17 19:34:55-05

The Nebraska State Wrestling finals are finally here and will get underway at 2 p.m. at CenturyLink Center across four mats, one for each class. 

HIGHLIGHTS: Watch a recap of yesterday's semifinals matches as we get ready for the finals.

CATCH UP: Get caught up on all of the semifinal action with yesterday's updates of Class A and B matches.

BRACKETS: Head over to the NSAA website for a look at the updated brackets in each weight class for each class.

Stay tuned after the conclusion of the finals for highlights from all of the Class A and B finals, including the team winners in each class. 

Finals Matches Updates

Omaha Skutt wins the Class B state title for the 20th time in 21 years, while Lincoln East takes home the Class A team title. Here's a final scoreboard:

Class A

1 Lincoln East  187.0
2 Kearney  163.0
3 Omaha Burke  131.5
4 Gretna  126.5
5 Millard South  124.0


Class B

1 Omaha Skutt Catholic  146.0
2 Northwest  119.0
3 Lexington  99.0
4 Hastings  95.0
4 Sidney  95.0

Update: 5:30 p.m.:

Omaha Skutt has another state champion as Nicholas Stoltenberg claims first place in the Class B 126 pound division with a win over Sidney's Kaden Vowers. 

Update: 5:25 p.m.:

Kearney's Phillip Moomey takes home first place in the Class A 126 pound division after pinning North Platte's Jason Scott in the second period. 

Update: 5:15 p.m.:

Lincoln East's Maxx Mayfield defeated Millard West's Camden Russell 3-0 in the finals at the Class A 120 pound division.

Update: 4:56 p.m.

Blair's Jackson Nielsen claims the Class B state championship at the 113-pound division after defeating Northwest's Collin Quandt.

Update: 4:30 p.m.:

Omaha Burke's Jakason Burks takes home first place in the Class A 106-pound division after pinning Millard South's Caleb Coyle in the first period. Burks' older brother James won his third state title earlier this afternoon. 

Update: 4:17 p.m.:

Kearney's Lee Herrington pins Bellevue West's Ty Reynolds in the Class A 285 pound division to claim first place. 

Update: 3:46 p.m.:

Omaha Burke has another state champion as Dillyn Miller defeated Columbus's Anthony DeAnda 16-8 in the finals of the Class A 195 pound division. 

Update: 3:24 p.m.:

Grenta has its first state champion of the afternoon as Lance Jarrett claims the title in the Class A 182-pound division, defeating Andrew Muthersbaugh of Lincoln East 8-0. 

Update: 3:03 p.m.:

Omaha Skutt Catholic's Billy Higgins pinned Riley Kopf of Lexington in the first period of the Class B 170 pound state final as the Skyhawks notch another state champion. Skutt holds a firm 23-point lead in the Class B team standings with the win.

Update: 2:51 p.m.:

Omaha Skutt's Alex Van Dyke takes home first place in the Class B 160 pound division. Van Dyke defeated Columbus Lakeview's Jacob Frenzen 6-0 in the finals match. 

Update: 2:49 p.m.:

James Burks of Omaha Burke wins his third-consecutive Class A state championship, this time at 160-pounds after defeating Isaac Trumble of Millard South 10-5. Burks won the state championship at 145 pounds in 2017 and at 132 pounds in 2016. 

Update: 2:33 p.m.:

Sidney's Derek Robb wins his fourth-consecutive state championship with his win at the Class B 152-pound weight class. He finished his career with over 200 wins and just one loss. 

Update: 2:19 p.m.:

Lincoln East's Chance Fry kicks off the day as Class A's first state champion as he defeated Kearney's Teontae Wilson 16-5 in the 145 pound final. Fry finished his season with a perfect 41-0 record. 

The event kicked off with one of the best traditions in high school athletics, the Parade of Champions:

Stay with us throughout the finals matches as we will keep you updated until its conclusion. Until the matches get underway, check out the updated scoring leaders for classes A and B. 

Class A Team Standings heading into Finals

1. Lincoln East: 152

2. Kearney: 133

3. Millard South: 113

4. Omaha Burke: 105.5

5. Gretna: 96.5

Class B Team Standings heading into Finals

1. Omaha Skutt Catholic: 119

2. Northwest: 112

3. Sidney: 86

4. Alliance: 75.5

5. Lexington: 74