Huskies sending eight to Omaha

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Entering Saturday, Aurora had eight wrestlers in the semifinals and a chance at a team district title. 

The Huskies finished third as a team and qualified eight wrestlers for next week's state wrestling tourament. 

Caden Svoboda, Jeremy Oswald, Trevor Kluck, Kolby Wessels, Mack Owens, Brekyn Papineau, Kole Fiala and Aaron Jividen will represent Aurora at the state wrestling meet after solid showings at the B-1 district meet in Bennington. 

The Huskies finished third in the team race with 159.5 points behind Bennington and Columbus Lakeview. 

Kluck was the lone district champ for the Huskies at 138 as his season record moved to 44-0. 

Oswald, Wessels, Owens, Papineau and Jividen all finished second in their respective divisions while Svoboda and Fiala both took third. 

The state wrestling meet begins Thursday from the CHI Heath Center in Omaha. 

For live updates from the sidelines follow us on Twitter @SportsANR and see next week's News-Register for full coverage. 

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