GRAND ISLAND – The Raymond Central Mustang wrestling team competed in the Nebraska School Activities Association State Dual Championships for the first time in school history on Feb. 8.

The eighth-seeded Mustangs were defeated by Aquinas Catholic 62-9 in an opening round Class C match up.

Mustang wrestlers Cameron Schultz and Logan Bryce were the only grapplers to earn victories for Raymond Central.

Schultz scored a pinfall victory over Grady Romshek in the 106-pound match up.

Bryce also won in Grand Island, earning an 8-2 decision over Noah Scott in the 132-pound match up.

After falling to the top-ranked Monarchs, the Mustangs squared off against the fifth-seeded Amherst Broncos.

The Mustangs were defeated by a score of 49-24.

Cameron Schulz earned another win, scoring a pinfall victory in just 54 seconds against Taleah Thomas.

Junior Mitch Albercht also earned a victory, scoring a first period pinfall over Creyton Crumpston in the 120-pound match up.

Sophomore Conner Kreikemeier got in the win column earning a pinfall at 152 pounds over Jakob Graham.

Mustang Caleb Schultz also earned a victory in Grand Island, scoring a first period pin over Ripkin Gallaway.

The Mustangs next action will come at the Class C-3 district tournament in Oakland on Feb. 14.

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