Two trips to the finals for the Fond du Lac wrestling only resulted in two runner-up finishes on Saturday.
Shane LeBreck and Jason Toshner each wrestled their way to a title bout at the FVA tournament but came away with second-place finishes for the Cardinals.
LeBreck won his first match by injury default and then beat Kimberly’s Jordan Weinsetl, 4-2, in the semifinals. He lost to Kaukauna’s Ian Gioacchini 9-2 in the championship match.
Toshner had to endure a preliminary match where he pinned Menasha’s Saul Calderone in 1:14. He then stuck Neenah’s Chris Fowler in 3:42 and pinned Kaukauna’s Nick Agen in 3:01 to reach the final.
Toshner lost to Oshkosh West’s Nick Osowski, 10-3, in the championship match.
Josh Adams added a third-place finish at 126 pounds for the Cardinals, while Kyle Mader (138), Matt Ryan (152) and Ben Maruska (285) were each fifth.
Team scores: Kaukaun 282, Oshkosh West 180, Menasha 128, Appleton North 127, Oshkosh North 125, Kimberly 106, Neenah 85, Fond du Lac 84, Appleton West 36, Appleton East 13
106: Championship — Ian Gioacchini (KAU) dec. Shane LeBreck (FDL), 9-2. Third — Jordan Weinsetl (KIM) dec. Kyle Schwartz (ON), 4-0.
113: Championship — Tres Leon (KAU) major dec. Brandon Green (ON), 14-0. Third — Ian Maggay (KIM) dec. Senna Sieber (OW), 7-3.
120: Championship — Bailey VanHandel (KAU) dec. David Granatelli (AN), 5-4. Third — Chris Heck (AW) over Isaac Vosters (MEN), 2-1.
126: Championship — Robert Lee (KAU) pinned Jimmy Sell (MEN), 5:09. Third — Josh Adams (FDL) pinned Dellas Vandenberg (AN), 4:58.
132: Championship — Evan Hietpas (KAIU) dec. Samuel Merrill (OW), 5-0. Third — Justin Womble (MEN) dec. Alex Schwartz (ON), 10-4.
138: Championship — Justin Kloehn (KAU) dec. Bailey Whipple (MEN), 10-4. Third — Reed Matz (OW) dec. Daniel Buhrow (ON), 6-3.
145: Championship — Kevin Coenen (KIM) major dec. Darin Schoening (NEE), 16-5. Third — Cole Yoder (OW) dec. Tanner VandenHeuvel (KAU), 4-0.
152: Championship — Tim Schumann (OW) pinned Zach Frassetto (KAU), 1:51. Third — Kordell Schmoll (KIM) dec. Jadin Sell (MEN), 3-1.
160: Championship — Blair Mulholland (KIM) dec. Zach Shukoski (KAU), 6-5. Third — Will Dougherty (AN) dec. Jackson Curtin (AW), 3-2.
170: Championship — Jordan Abhold (OW) major dec. Jason Toshner (FDL), 11-2. Third — Nick Agen (KAU) pinned Chris Fowler (NEE), 2:12.
182: Championship — Torren Peebles (AN) dec. Luke Nelessen (NEE), 12-9. Third — Vince Zornow (KAU) dec. Corey Klapps (KIM), 5-1.
195: Championship — Nick Osowski (OW) pinned Nick Dercks (KAI), 4:33. Third — Liam Peebles (AN) pinned Ben Thompson (NEE), 3:51.
220: Championship — Zeek Hooyman (MEN) dec. Mitchell Ledwith (NEE), 4-3. Third — Tyler Nelson (KAU) pinned Tyler Karkula (OW), 4:30.
285: Championship — Will Russum (KAU) pinned Quincy Stokes (OW), 2:28. Third — Luke Hoffmann (AN) pinned Matt Veneskey (ON), 4:16.
Eastern Wisconsin Conference
Campbellsport’s Ryan Costello and Waupun’s Brady Huenink each captured conference titles to lead their respective squads.
Costello wrestled a total of one minute, 50 seconds on the day, posting two pins en route to the 126-pound title. He stuck Josh Becker of Sheboygan Falls in the semifinals in 1:33 and then needed just 17 seconds to beat Kewaskum’s Logan Dreher in the finals.
Alex Costello (106), Nick Stahl (120) and Taylor Flasch added second-place finishes, while Tyler Kohlmann (152) was third for the Cougars, who tied with Kiel for fourth place in the final standings.
Heunink earned the 182-pound title with a pin of Kewakum’s Ted Wollner in 1:35 and a 6-1 decision over Two Rivers’ Brian Duerschmidt for Waupun.
Taylor Huenink added a second place at 170 pounds, with Reid Zietlow (132), Kevin Messier (145) and Ashten Alexander (195) taking thirds for the Warriors.
Team scores: Two Rivers 221½, Sheboygan Falls 148, Kewaskum 138, Campbellsport 103, Kiel 103, Waupun 91½, Plymouth 62, New Holstein 50½
106: Championship — Paul Bianchi (TR) major dec. Alex Costello (CAM), 9-1; Third — Zach Heberer (KEW) pinned Erick Luna (NH), 2:43.
113: Championship — Ty Pelot (TR) pinned Tanner Woepse (KIEL), 1:10. Third — Ryan MCGinnes (SF) dec. Keagen Gustin (PLY), 6-2.
120: Championship — Cody Yauch (TR) dec. Nick Stahl (CAM), 10-6. Third — Nick Bier (KEW) dec. Ben Mannenbach (KIEL), 13-9.
126: Championship — Ryan Costello (CAM) pinned Logan Dreher (KEW), :17. Third — Josh Becker (SF) pinned J.J. Seifert (PLY), 3:49.
132: Championship — Alex Fitzgerald (SF) dec. Chris Yauch (TR), 10-7. Third — Reid Zietlow (WAU) dec. Jake Hawley (CAM), 6-0.
138: Championship — Chandler Donati (TR) dec. Trevor Miske (PLY), 10-3. Third — Austin Goeden (KEW) injury def. over Cole Fritsch (NH).
145: Championship — Jay Wallace (KIEL) major dec. Joey Seitz (KEW), 11-2. Third — Kevin Messer (WAU) dec, Austin Wiese (PLY), 7-1.
152: Championship — Brandon Broetzmann (SF) dec. Max Maertz (KEW), 7-2. Third — Tyler Kohlmann (CAM) dec. Jakob Ohman (PLY), 5-3, (ot).
160: Championship — Mitchell Lambrecht (SF) dec. Brett Scoles (KEW), 3-1. Third — Brad Dimmick (TR) tech. fall over Christian Flores (PLY), 21-6.
170: Championship — Wes Dimmick (TR) dec. Taylor Heunink (WAU), 9-4. Third — Aaron Field (KIEL) dec. Bryce Lueck (PLY), 10-8 (ot).
182: Championship — Brady Heunink (WAU) dec. Brian Duerschmidt (TR), 6-1. Third — Ted Wollner (KEW) pinned Kyle McCarty (SF), 2:49.
195: Championship — Austin Field (Kiel) pinned Nic Schroeder (TR), 3:45. Third — Ashten Alexander (WAU) dec. Brady Koller (SF), 8-2.
220: Championship — Drew Setzer (SF) pinned Taylor Flasch (CAM), 3:32. Third — Bobby Geiger (TR) pinned Alex Secord (NH), 2:17.
285: Championship: Scott Skornicka (TR) dec. Matt Halverson (KIEL), 5-4. Third — Garret Buth (KEW) pinned Tyler Testroete (SF), :41.
Oakfield’s Ross Ellison pinned both of his opponents en route to claiming the 113-pound title at the Trailways Conference meet.
Ellison stopped Horicon’s Austin Schmidt in 3:59 in the semifinals and then beat Deerfield’s Jared Gilbertson in 3:30 to win the title.
Wyatt O’Brien added a second place for the Oaks at 145 pounds, while Matt Gross was third at 106 pounds.
The Oaks had just four wrestlers competing at the tournament.