North pins down Neenah

North pins down Neenah


North pins down Neenah


The Oshkosh North wrestling team finally got the Neenah monkey off its back. And left no doubt.

Dominating the lower weights, the Spartans earned a 44-24 road win over the Rockets Tuesday night, improving to 7-0 in duals and slaying an opponent that had their number for quite some time.

“I’m not sure what the exact number is, but I know we hadn’t beat Neenah in at least 12 years. So it’s nice to break that streak,” North coach Mike Meunier said.

After starting off the dual with a loss at 285, the Spartans won six of the next seven matches, including two by forfeit. Brandon Green earned a 23-8 tech fall 30 seconds in into the third period at 120, while Alex Schwartz (132) Daniel Buhrow (138) and Travis Buhrow (145) each earned pins.

Clayton Grunewald (160), Quintin Miller (170) and Matt Veneskey (220) each won by decision.

“We wrestled really well,” Meunier said. “We’re looking forward to finishing out the regular season and seeing how we finish up with the conference.”

North 44, Neenah 24

106 — Kyle Schwartz (ON) rec. forfeit; 113 — Jalen Haase (ON) rec. forfeit; 120 — Brandon Green (ON) won by tech. fall over Adam Schrampfer, 23-8 (4:30); 126 — Josh Cowling (N) pinned Logan McConnell, 1:48; 132 — Alex Schwartz (ON) pinned Dan Oyler, 1:12; 138 — Daniel Buhrow (ON) pinned Spencer Milay, 3:32; 145 — Travis Buhrow (ON) pinned Brian Papple, 5:29; 152 — PJ Schoening (N) dec. Cullen Grunewald, 9-2; 160 — Clayton Grunewald (ON) dec. Austin Foster, 8-3; 170 — Quintin Miller (ON) dec. Chris Fowler, 10-3; 182 — Mitch Schrampfer (N) pinned Ben Kunzel, 3:14; 195 — Luke Nelessen (N) dec. Ethan Bittel, 7-0; 220 — Matt Veneskey (ON) dec. Ben Thompson, 7-0; 285 — Mitchell Ledwith (N) Brok Gauthier, :45.

Starting weight: 285.


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