North Platte wrestler led by his father at Cornhusker State Games

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb.-- For sophomore Brock Little there is no off season.

"I want to go down there, win and compete as hard as I can," says Brock Little about competing at the Cornhusker State Games.

When your father is a coach you always have someone behind you pushing even when you're not looking

"I just want him to keep working. He's gonna play tennis in the fall for the high school so we wont be able to get as much mat time. Hopefully we can get as much time as possible," says North Platte assistant wrestling coach, John Little.

"It's just family time," says Brock.

As one of only two North Platte wrestlers heading to this years Cornhusker State Games, Brock is seizing the opportunity to get better.

"I didn't do what I wanted to do which was go to state and make varsity. So it gives me an opportunity to get more experience on the mat and get better," says Brock.

The tournament is a unique because it exposes wrestlers to new styles that are prohibited on the high school mat.

"Normally there's pretty good kids there. You know, these kids that don't wrestle freestyle and greco, they just wrestle the high school style. They should be there; there should be some decent kids there," says John.

Hoping his summer experience will translate into wins and a shot at varsity.

"Just use the things I learned over the summer to go into the the school year and just do better than I did last year," says Brock.