Stratford takes down Crandon and Coleman in sectionals
By Hub City Times staff
AUBURNDALE – The Stratford wrestling team took down Crandon and Coleman in semi-final and final sectional competition Feb. 13 at Auburndale High School, to claim a spot in Division 3 state competition March 1-2.
In semi-final competition, Stratford faced Crandon and walked away with a 60-21 final with 10 Tiger wrestlers claiming victories – 113, Gavin Drexler; 120, Manny Drexler; 132, Gavin Kirsch; 145, Mav Licciardi; 152, Derek Marten; 160, Devin Dennee; 182, Ty Pankratz; 195, Trevor Steiner; 220, Cole Marten; and 285, Logan Peterson.
In other semi-final competition, Coleman beat Weyauwega-Fremont, 54-24, to move on and face Stratford in final competition.
The Stratford-Coleman match was tied 27-27, and came down to the last match in which Coleman forfeited, giving Stratford a 33-27 victory.
Stratford had seven winners in the finals – 113, G. Drexler; 120, M. Drexler; 132, Max Schwabe; 138, Jacob Heiden; 160, D. Marten; 195, Trevor Dennee; and 220, T. Steiner.