2 Spartans advance to wrestlilng sectionalsSuperior High School’s Nick Kirchoff and Ben Regner advanced to the WIAA sectional tournament after finishing second and third, respectively, at Saturday’s WIAA regional tournament in New Richmond.
Superior High School’s Nick Kirchoff and Ben Regner advanced to the WIAA Division 1 sectional tournament after finishing second and third, respectively, at Saturday’s WIAA regional tournament in New Richmond.
The Divison 1, Section 1 tournament is at 10 a.m. Saturday in Marshfield. The top two finishers in each weight class will advance to the state tournament Feb. 24-26 in Madison.
Kirchoff, who picked up 18 points in the 135-pound weight class, pinned Eau Claire North’s Matt Schroeder, won by decision over Eau Claire Memorial’s Ryan Gallagher then lost to Hudson’s Tanner Owens in the championship match.
Regner, who picked up 10 team points at 215 pounds, received a bye, lost to River Falls’ Matt Linehan and defeated New Richmond’s Jorden Aufderhar in double overtime.
Hudson won the team title with 222.5 points. Superior finished seventh out of eight teams with 60 points.
Hudson, 222.5; New Richmond, 183.5; River Falls, 181.5; Chippewa Falls, 180.5; Menomonie, 112.5; Eau Claire Memorial, 108; Superior, 60; Eau Claire North, 47.
Jake Jaques (119 pounds), fifth place with five points. Lost 12-4 major decision to Briar Tepp (RF); defeated Nick Carlson (NR), 8-4; defeated Garrett Hulke (ECM), 7-6; pinned by Logan Raak (Men.), 0:54.
Tom Naughton (125), fifth place with eight points. Won by major decision over Tristin Szmoniak (ECN), 16-4; lost to Andy Snider (CF), 8-1; pinned by Cody Kress (Men.), 2:59; pinned by CJ Steiner (Hudson), 2:34.
Taavi Mattson (130) pinned by Abram Anderson (NR), 0:10; pinned by Michael Wolff (RF), 1:29.
Nick Kirchoff (135), second place with 18 points. Pinned Matt Schroeder (ECN), 5:30; won by decision over Ryan Gallagher (ECM), 6-2; lost by major decision to Tanner Owens (Hudson), 8-0.
Brett Murray (140) pinned by Casey Schuh (NR), 1:07; pinned by Cole Bartz (Men.), 1:26.
Zach Dominguez (145), fifth place with seven points. Lost by decision to Jory Kubisiak (CF), 6-2; received a bye; won by decision over Winston Bystrom (RF), 9-5).
Billy Regner (152), sixth place with three points. Pinned by Deion Sonsalla (ECN), 2:28; received a bye; pinned by Jacob Gillis (NR), Pin 2:51.
Sam Freeman (171( pinned by Derek Schindler (Hudson), 3:06; pinned by Jesse Christianson (ECM), 2:36.
Cam Stanley (189), fifth place with nine points. Pinned Eliot Motu (Hudson), 2:15; pinned by Alastair Keys (ECM), 4:35; pinned by Tyson Bystrom (RF), 4:43; lost by decision to Ryan Haviland (Menomonie), 5-4.
Ben Regner (215), third place with 10 points. Received a bye; lost by decision to Matt Linehan (RF), 3-1; won in double overtime over Jorden Aufderhar (NR), 3-1.