Regner wins title, Spartans finish 14th at Husky Invite
The Superior High School wrestling team finished 14th at Saturday’s Eau Claire North Husky Invite.
Nekoosa/Port Edwards finished first among a field of 19 teams with 423 points. Medford was second and Osseo, Minn., was third. The Spartans had 205 points.
For Superior, Ben Regner finished in first place at 220 pounds and Nick Kirchoff finished third at 145.
Regner improved to 5-0 on the season with pins over Scott Durdin and Zach Prokosch of Osseo, Minn., and Jens Staff of Blair-Taylor, and a 3-1 overtime win over Medford’s Nick Berger in the title match.
Kirchoff was pinned by Medford’s Jacob Stamos in his first match, but rebounded with pins over Travis Guenther, Blair-Taylor; Aaric Spencer, Medford; and Ross Peterson, Ladysmith.
The Spartans host Spooner at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Eau Claire North Husky Invite
Nekoosa/Port Edwards 423; Medford 386.5; Osseo, Minn. 345.5; Blair-Taylor 316; Chetek-Weyerhaeuser 305.5; Auberndale 292; Eau Claire North 278; Ladysmith 274; Phillips 267; Bloomer/Colfax 247; Mondovi 238.5; Eau Claire Memorial 235; Osseo-Fairchild/Augusta/Altoona 215; Superior 205; Bruce 202, Whitehall 189; La Crosse Central 166.5; Durand 57; Cochrane-Fountain City 39.
Superior’s Individual Results
106—Nathan VanErt, 10th place, 19 points. Pinned by Bryan Larson (Mondovi); pinned Tylor Doverspike (Durand); pinned Jake Peterson (Mondovi) in 0:44; lost 10-4 decision to Davey Strom (Bruce).
120—Tyler Lehikoinen, 10th place, 17 points. Pinned by Paul Willfahrt (Auburndale); pinned YI Hsien Li (Ladysmith) in 2:20; won 4-1 decision over Dakota Samples (Blair-Taylor); pinned by Jamie Sarver (Nekoosa/Port Edwards) in 4:22.
126—Levi Day, 11th place, 13 points. Pinned by Connor Stone (Bloomer); won 13-11 decision over Broc Bina (LCC); pinned by Sam Glaser (ECM); pinned Logan Seymour (ECN).
132—Jake Jaques, 13th place, six points. Pinned by Kyle Bauer (ECM); pinned by Ethan Kabat (LCC); won 11-4 over Ryan Swenson (Osseo, Minn.); won 10-5 over Xavier Vicente (Nekoosa/Port Edwards).
145—Nick Kirchoff, third place, 41 points. Pinned Jacob Stamos (Medford) in 1:26; pinned Travis Guenther (Blair-Taylor) in 5:51; pinned by Aaric Spencer (Medford) in 2:12; pinned Ross Peterson (Ladysmith) in 4:22 in third-place match.
170—Jaylon Brown, 13th place, 10 points. Pinned by Shawn Stevens (Whitehall); lost by tech fall 18-3 to Dawson Kuehn (Osseo-Fairchild/Augusta/Altoona); pinned Cody Nygaard (Mondovi) in 0:46; pinned Drako Gagnon (Chetek) in 3:54.
182—Sam Freeman, ninth place, 24 points. Pinned by Dominic Lewis (Auburndale); won 9-0 major decision over Kodi Beckwith (Ladysmith); pinned Jory Sutton (Phillips) in 1:34; pinned Chase Schaefer (Whitehall) in 2:04.
195—Dylan Javenkoski, ninth place, 25 points. Pinned by Luke Schraeder (Nekoosa/Port Edwards); received two byes; pinned Dale Laumann (Whitehall) in 0:55.
220—Ben Regner (5-0), first place, 50 points. Pinned Scott Durdin (Osseo, Minn.) in 3:25; pinned Jens Staff (Blair-Taylor) in 0:41; pinned Zach Prokosch (Osseo, Minn.) in 1:56; won 3-1 in overtime over Nick Berger (Medford).