The Philip Area wrestling team began its 2010-2011 season by competing at the Gordon/ Rushville Wrestling Tournament in Gordon, Neb., Saturday, December 11.
Out of 15 schools represented, the Philip Area team earned fourth place with 117.5 points. First place went to Valentine, Neb., with 156.5 points, second place went to Ainsworth, Neb., with 136.5 points and third went to Chadron, Neb., with 123 points. The other team scores were Mullen, Neb. - 79, Mitchell, S.D. - 78, Ogallala, S.D. - 73, Gordon/ Rushville, Neb. - 60, Bennett County, S.D. - 48, Sidney, Neb. - 46, Pine Ridge, S.D.