Hinrichs is State Champ

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Hinrichs is State Champ

Hinrichs is State Champ

Joe Hinrichs turns Raymond Central’s Connor Kriekemier during the state title match Saturday afternoon in Omaha. With the Class C 152-pound championship, finished his junior season with a 38-1 record and ran his career record to 124-18. TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Hinrichs is State Champ

Immediately following his state championship win in Omaha, Hinrichs sent a message above to a fallen family member that was killed by a drunk driver during the C-3 District meet in Oakland. Hinrichs’ emotional message certainly came from the heart as he shares his state championship moment. TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Hinrichs is State Champ

When all the smoke had cleared, Sutton junior Joe Hinrichs stood atop the Class C 152-pound medal stand, winning his first-ever state championship Saturday with a 10-4 win over Raymond Central’s Conner Kreikemier. Pictured with Hinrichs, from the left is: Grant Linsdley of Shelby-Rising City, fifth place; Garret Klute of Ord, third place; Hinrichs; Kriekemier; Gavin Zoucha of Malcolm, fourth place; and Ethan Mullaly of North Bend Central, sixth place. TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Hinrichs is State Champ

Junior Joe Hinrichs completes a 7-2 win over Ord’s Garret Kluthe in the semifinals of the Class C 152-pound class to earn a spot in the state title match with Conner Kreikemier of Raymond Central. TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

Hinrichs is State Champ

Senior Jarvis Smith earned one win in three matches during action in the Class C 285-pound class, as Smith pinned Malcolm’s Kale Nordmeyer in 2:44 during the first round of the consolation brackets. Smith finished his senior season with a 29-12 record. TORY DUNCAN | CLAY COUNTY NEWS

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