SHS wrestlers fourth in AshlandThe Superior High School wrestling team finished fourth in Saturday’s eight-team Ashland Northland Tournament.
The Superior High School wrestling team finished fourth in Saturday’s eight-team Ashland Northland Tournament.
Menomonie won the team event, followed by Rice Lake, Phillips and Superior.
Ryan VanPuymbrouck finished first for the Spartans at 140 pounds.
VanPuymbrouck, now 26-2 on the season, pinned Tobias Otto of Luck in 1:28; pinned teammate Zach Dominguez in 18 seconds; pinned Mike Montano, Bayfield in :27; pinned Austin Fernstrum, Menominee in 4:26; and won a 5-1 decision over Collin Precour, Phillips.
Also for the Spartans, Robert Murphy (125) and Jared Ursin (145) finished second in their weight class and Will Gedde (130), Andrew Tainter (152), Cole Schorr (171) and Jake Regner (189) finished third.
The Spartans host the Cumberland Beavers at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Menomonie, MI 375, Rice Lake 295, Phillips 275, Superior 196, Ashland 181, Luck 170, Bayfield 45, Northwood 32.
Robert Murphy, 125, decisioned Justin Eley, Luck, 7-6; pinned Brandon Manecke, Rice Lake in 3:38; pinned teammate Dominic Frost in 3:00; pinned Cody Benedict, Ashland, in :57; lost 6-4 decision to Travis Theuerkauf, Menominee.
Jared Ursin, 145, pinned Cody Henderson, Phillips in 2:47; pinned Matt Kind, Phillips in 1:24; pinned John Gruna, Northwood in :31; and pinned Brian Curtis, Menominee in :55.
Will Gedde, 130, pinned Harrison Nelson, Bayfield in 1:15 and Wally Wenzel, Phillips in 1:18.
Andrew Tainter, 152, pinned Jay Hendrickson, Ashland in :22; decisioned Anthony Wilson, Menominee, 16-9.
Cole Schorr, 171, decisioned Joel Henkel, Rice Lake, 8-4, pinned Ryan Brilinski, Menomonie, :40.
Jake Regner, 189, major decisioned Jeff Gackle, Luck, 15-5, pinned Jeff Peterson, Ashland, in 2:55.