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CONFERENCE CHAMP: Wahoo junior Cooper Hancock improved to 18-4 on the season and earned the Capitol Conference Championship at 170 pounds on Jan. 25 in Wahoo.  (Staff Photo by Suzi Nelson)

WAHOO – The Wahoo Warrior wrestling team hosted the annual Capitol Conference Wrestling Tournament at Wahoo High School on Jan. 25.

Four Warriors were crowned conference champions on Saturday leading to a third-place finish for the home team. Wahoo scored 130 team points.

Junior Sebastian Lausterer finished 2-0 at the meet and scored 19.5 points. He scored an 11-7 sudden victory over Bryar Nadrchal of Platteview in the 126-pound gold medal match up. The win moved Lausterer’s record to 27-9 on the season.

152-pound senior Peyten Walling also finished 2-0 at the meet, defeating two very good opponents. Walling scored a 4-2 sudden victory over Conner Kreikemeier of Raymond Central. It was just the second loss for Kreikemeier while Walling improved to 24-4 with the win.

Junior Cooper Hancock scored 22 team points while claiming the gold medal at 170. Hancock pinned Raymond Central’s Gavin Soden in the second period of the 170-pound title match up while improving to 18-4 on the season.

195-pound senior Kole Bordovsky notched two more wins to improve to 26-3 on the season. Bordovsky pinned Travis Warner of Arlington to claim the 195-pound gold.

Sophomore Malachi Bordovsky finished runner-up on Saturday after falling to Mitch Albrecht in the 120-pound title match up. The narrow loss dropped Bordovsky’s record to 30-7 on the season.

Senior Trey Shanahan also finished runner-up on Saturday while wrestling at 160 pounds. Shanahan dropped to 28-6 on the year after falling to Joshua Miller of Arlington (8-3).

132-pound freshman Griffin Lausterer added a third-place finish on the day after posting a 2-1 record.

The Warriors will return to action on Saturday when they travel to Papillion to take part in the annual Papillion-LaVista Dual tournament.

Wrestling is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

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