Area wrestlers head to state individual tournament
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – Multiple high schools will be represented at WIAA individual wrestling tournament Feb 21-23 at the Kohl Center in Madison, following sectional competition held Feb. 16.
In Division 1, Marshfield will send nine wrestlers to state competition, following sectional competition at Menomonie High School: 113-pound bracket, Keagan Cliver, second; 120, Shane Westerhauer, second; 126, Gabe Pugh, first; 132, Ryan Dolezal, first; 138, Tanner Kanable, second; 145, Caden Pearce, first; 152, Nolan Hertel, second; 182, Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann, first; and 195, Sam Mitchell, first.
State qualifiers from Division 2 competition at Neillsville are: 106, River Halopka, Abbotsford/Colby, second; 113, Treyton Ackman, Spencer/Columbus, third; 120, Ashton Ackman, Spencer/Columbus, third; 195, Stephen Buchanan, Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal, first; and 285, Logan Zschernitz, Spencer/Columbus, first.
State qualifiers from Division 3 competition at Bonduel are: 120, Manny Drexler, Stratford, second; 132, Max Schwabe, Stratford, first; 138, Beau Merritt, Pittsville, first, and Jacob Heiden, Stratford, second; 145, Mav Licciardi, Stratford, second; 152, Derek Marten, Stratford, second; 160, Devin Dennee, Stratford, third; 170, Trevor Dennee, Stratford, first, and Hunter Grimm, Pittsville, second; 195, Trevor Steiner, Stratford, third; and 285, Dylan Schoenherr, Stratford, second.