Three Nevada girls qualify for the girls’ state wrestling tournament

The Nevada Girls Wrestling Team brought three wrestlers to the Girls State Wrestling Tournament from Region 4, meeting Friday at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.

The Cub girls crowned two champions and another wrestler took second place at the meet. They finished fifth out of 25 teams with 139 points.

Ashlyn Leslie (left), Gracie Leslie (center) and Mackenzie Arends of Nevada all qualified for the girls' state wrestling tournament after their performances at Friday's Region 4 meetup in Des Moines.

The Nevada boys’ wrestling team went 0-3 in a square duel on January 26 in Story City. The Cubs fell to Iowa Falls-Alden (48-18), Roland-Story (54-18) and Ogden (62-12).

The Nevada boys’ basketball team lost at home to Gilbert in a non-conference game on January 23 (72-70) and at West Marshall in the Heart of Iowa Conference game on January 24 (60-54). The Cubs slipped in three games Friday with a 60-56 conference win to improve to 10-6 overall and 8-3 in the HOIC.