The Northwestern Tigers finished ninth in the Heart O’ North Conference Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Ladysmith.
Cumberland won the team championship with 232.5 points. The host Lumberjacks were second with 217 points.
Leading the Tigers were Jackson Doller, who was fifth at 160 pounds; and Josiah Vik and Quentin Seger, who finished in sixth place at 138 and 285 pounds, respectively.
Up next for the Tigers is the WIAA regional tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday at Spooner. The top two wrestlers in each class will advance to the sectional meet Feb. 16 in Somerset.
Cumberland, 232.5; Ladysmith, 217; Chetek-Weyerhauser-Prairie Farm, 191; Barron, 139; Spooner 117; Hayward, 115; Superior, 95; Bloomer/Colfax, 77; Northwestern, 19.
113—Luke Jarman: pinned by Michael Peggar (Ladysmith), 2:45; lost to David Pintens (Barron), 7-5 in sudden victory.
126—Cody Waters: pinned by Ed Watts (Cumberland); 5:21; pinned by Michael Slagel (C-W-PF), 3:26.
138—Josiah Vik, sixth place with six points: pinned Emanual Carson (Superior), 4:14; pinned by Patrick Baker (Spooner), 5:02; pinned Howard Leuschen (Hayward), 2:35; lost major decision to Robby Rands (Bloomer/Colfax), 14-0; lost by tech fall to Matt Gordon (Barron), 16-1.
145—Mike Maki: pinned Oren Jones (Hayward), 0:33; pinned by Matt Ollinger (Ladysmith), 2:53; pinned by Jon Thorgerson (Bloomer/Colfax), 1:55.
152—Michael Bessler: pinned by Dan Thorgerson (Bloomer/Colfax), 3:26; lost major decision to Jason Behling (Cumberland), 18-4.
160—Jackson Doller, fifth place with 10 points: pinned by Ross Peterson (Ladysmith), 1:00; pinned Alain Pierre (Superior), 1:56; pinned by Derek Kelsey (Hayward), 3:50; pinned Cody Gehl (Barron), 2:09.
182—Jay Karich: pinned by Jaylen Lansin (Cumberland), 1:04; pinned by Chris Hill (Barron), 2:14.
195—Justin Little: pinned by Ben Stone (Cumberland), 1:38; lost to Joey McDonald (Superior), 8-2.
285—Quentin Seger, sixth place with three points: pinned by Derek Nebel (Hayward), 0:56; received a bye; pinned by Blake Johnson (Spooner), 0:18; pinned by Dan Enney (Barron), 1:47.