Marshfield has four regional wrestling champions; Nine grapplers qualify for sectionals
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Tigers wrestlers competed at D.C. Everest High School on Feb. 15 for WIAA Division 1 regional competition. Marshfield had four wrestlers finish at the top and qualified five more for sectionals on Feb. 22.
Regional champions for Marshfield are Hoyt Blaskowski (126), Gabe Pugh (138), Ryan Dolezal (145), and Camren Dennee (160). Second place finishers for the Tigers were Keagen Cliver (120), Brett Franklin (132), and Garrett Willuweit (152).
Finishing third was Alex Westlund (106) and Shane Westerhausen (113). Also participating in regionals for Marshfield was Jaden Wilhlem (170) and Simon Slade (195) who each finished sixth.
D.C. Everest won the regional event as a team with a score of 208.5. Wisconsin Rapids finished second with 199.5. Third place went to Marshfield with 191.5; SPASH finished fourth with 157.5. Wausau West was fifth with a 116.0, followed by Merrill, Rhinelander, and Wausau East.
D.C. Everest will wrestle against Hudson in River Falls on Feb. 18 for team sectionals.
The WIAA Division 1 Individual Sectionals will be held Feb. 22 at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School.