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East Butler Tigers

East Butler sophomore Trevin Brecka continued his hot streak on Saturday at the Wisner-Pilger Invite, going 4-0 and capturing a gold medal at 152 pounds. 

Brecka is now 9-1 in his last 10 matches. 

Four other Tigers earned medals - Class D No. 7 Lane Bohac at 106, No. 8 Brayden Brecka at 113 and No. 4 at 126 Josh Spatz all won silver medals and Reece Kocian placed third at 106. 

"Trevin has been wrestling really tough the last couple weeks, really all year," head coach Doug Glasshoff said. "He continues to work in the practice room, and that really shows at the meets. It was awesome to have two medalists at 106.

"Lane and Reece are both wrestling well, and I hope that can continue to districts. Overall, I think we wrestled smart, just ran into some tough kids in the finals against some Omaha Bryan wrestlers." 

Trevin Brecka pinned two of his four opponents and defeated Cody Hanvey of Creighton in the championship match, 8-6. Brecka is now 14-7 on the season. 

He pinned Ralston's Chase Nickole in the second period in round one and won by pinfall in the quarterfinals over Nolan Hoesing of Elkhorn South JV. He defeated Omaha Bryan's Teddy Pokett in the semifinals 2-0. 

Bohac went 2-1 with one pinfall. He received a bye in the first round before pinning Anthony Ferris of Summerland in 59 seconds. Bohac received a forfeit over teammate Kocian in the semis before losing to Mohamud Abdi of Omaha Bryan in the championship match. Bohac is 18-6 on the season. 

Brayden Brecka also went 2-1 pinning both of his opponents. His only loss came against Class A No. 5 Noor Salat of Omaha Bryan. 

He received a bye in the opening round before pinning Rafael Lima Martinez of Lincoln Southeast in the quarterfinals. He defeated Ralston's Bradyn Anaya in the semis with a pin. He is now 14-5 on the season. 

Josh Spatz finished 2-1 with two pins. His only loss came to Class A No. 4 Abdi Mohamed of Omaha Bryan. 

He defeated Michael Ross-Lovejoy of Elkhorn South JV in the quarterfinals and Rafe Grebin of Summerland in the semis by pinfall. He is now 21-5 on the season. 

Kocian went 4-1 with his only loss being a forfeit to teammate Bohac. He pinned all four opponents. 

He pinned Luke Fallquist of Elkhorn South JV in round one before pinning Gavin Rath of Omaha Bryan in the quarterfinals. He forfeited to Bohac in the semis before pinning BRLD's Jaden Whitaker in the consolation semis. He pinned Anthony Ferris of Summerland in the third-place match. He is now 11-8 on the season. 

Michael Polivka at 120 and Kyle Heise at 145 both scored points for East Butler but fell just short of medaling. 

Polivka went 1-2. He received a bye in the first round and defeated Caleb Chase of Wakefield 14-2. He lost in the semifinals to  Yusuf Mohamed of Omaha Bryan in the semifinals, 15-2, and to Steven Sturdivant of Omaha Bryan in the consolation semis 3-0. He is now 16-7 on the season. 

Heise went 3-2 on the day, losing his opening match to RJ Wilmes of Creighton, but won three straight over Conner Leu of Ralson, ALex Arroyo of Summerland and Antonio Jimenez-Wichman of Omaha South before losing to Wakefield's Wyatt Verzani in the consolation semis. 

Peter Huguenin is a sports reporter for The Banner-Press. Reach him via email at DVDsports@lee.net

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