Prep wrestling roundup: TR 1st, Kiel 3rd at Invitational

Prep wrestling roundup: TR 1st, Kiel 3rd at Invitational


Prep wrestling roundup: TR 1st, Kiel 3rd at Invitational


The Two Rivers wrestling team had four first-place and seven second-place individual finishes en route to winning Saturday’s 11-team Kewaunee Invitational with 302 points.

Kiel finished third with 176 while Roncalli was 11th with 33.

Two Rivers’ Paul Bianchi (106 pounds), Ty Pelot (120), Chris Yauch (132) and Chandler Donati (145) each won all five of their matches in winning their weight class’ bracket. Bianchi won four of his matches by pins while Yauch won all of his matches via pin for a team-high 30 individual points.

Cody Yauch (113), Alex Daffner (126), Brad Dimmick (160), Nic Schroeder (182), Brian Duerschmidt (195), Bobby Geiger (220) and Scott Skornicka (285) each went 4-1 to earn second-place finishes for Two Rivers.

Kiel was led by Aaron Field (170) who won his five matches with four pins and one decision and Austin Field (182) who was also 5-0 with five pins. Austin Field was awarded the invitational’s Outstanding Pinner Award as his average pin time was 42 seconds, an invitational best.

For Roncalli, Ben Kiel (145) had the Jets’ high finish as he went 4-0 with three decisions and one pin to earn fourth place in his weight class’ bracket.

Team scores: Two Rivers 302; Seymour 195.5; Kiel 176; Southern Door 163.5; Kewaunee 146; Bay Port 111.5; Brillion 96; Gillett-Suring 94; West De Pere 94; Cedar Grove-Belgium 73; Roncalli 33

Marty Loy Classic

In Fond du Lac, Manitowoc Lincoln finished 18th with 46 points at the 25-team event. Wausau West won with 284.5 points.

For the Ships, Zac Youngchild went 4-0 to win the 132-pound bracket. He had three pins and one 7-2 decision in the championship match.

Jonah Mrozinsky was the only other Lincoln wrestler to place at the event. Mrozinsky won by decision in his first match of the 182-pound bracket before dropping his next match in overtime 3-1. Morzinksy then split his next two matches before winning the seventh-place match 5-0.

Mrozinsky and Youngchild were the only Lincoln wrestlers to finish with winning records.

Team scores: Wausau West 284.5, Hudson 191, Badger 155, Port Washington 143, Menomonie 131, Sauk Prairie 126.5, Burlington 123, Lodi 114, Wrightstown 112, Sheboygan Falls 109.5, Menomonee Falls 99, Oconomowoc 92, Stevens Point 92, Kewaskum 72.5; Random Lake 70.5, Westby 58, Mosinee 50.5, Manitowoc Lincoln 46, Deforest 39.5, Westfield Area 29, Wild Rose-Wautoma 19, Denmark 13, Fond du Lac 6, Oak Creek 3, Winnebago Lutheran Academy 0

Wickersham Memorial Christmas Classic

Valders recorded 84.5 points to finish tied for sixth with Winneconne to trail winner Hartland Arrowhead’s 205.

Stetson McCulley (138) had the Vikings’ high finish as he won two matches — one by technical fall and the other by a 7-2 decision — to win his weight class’ bracket.

Also for Valders, Brandon Brennan (220) was 2-0 with a pair of pins to finish second while teammate Alemayehu Lehman went 3-0 with two decisions and a pin to earn third place.

Team scores: Hartland Arrowhead 205, Beaver Dam 170.5, Waupun 152.5, Shiocton 124, Neenah 101, Valders 84.5, Winneconne 84.5, Markesan 72, Dodgeland 55, New Holstein 44

Elkhart Lake-Glenbulah Dual Tournament

Mishicot finished 5-0 by beating Oakfield 63-18, Martin Luther 41-33, North Fond du Lac 53-12, Elkhart Lake-Glenbulah 45-30 and Montello 66-0.

Indians wrestlers that went 5-0 included Weston Cracraft (120), Luke Finnel (126), Kyle Hutterer (132), Boone Young (138), Mason Cracraft (152), Wyatt Levanetz (195) and Jon Brendemuehl (285).

Finnel was also named Most Outstanding Wrestler and received a plaque.


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