WAUSAU – The Wausau West boys wrestling team is a bit younger this season, but the Warriors got off on the right foot Thursday with a 46-24 victory over Marshfield in a Wisconsin Valley opener.
Tanner Baine, Travis Hettinga, Ben Kostrowski, Brady Lenz and Jake Whalen all picked up pinfall victories.
“We had a lot of young guys stepping into the lineup and getting that first match out of the way is good,” Wausau West coach Troy Fabry said. “I think these guys are going to have a good tournament this weekend now that they are comfortable.”
132: Devon Clemment (M) p. Payton Duberstein; 138: Tyler Manthe p. Sully Phillips; 145: Tanner Baine (WW) p. Karsten Lovstad; 152: Mitch Hertel (M) def. Michael Phillips 6-1; 160: Travis Hettinga (WW) p. Kyle Kruizum; 172: Ben Kostroski (WW) p. Josh Lang; 182: Brian Lenz (WW) won by forfeit; 195: Brady Lenz (WW) p. Brandon Kramer; 220: Jake Whalen (WW) p. Nick Humphrey; 285: Tristan Wilson (M) def. Cole Radloff 6-2; 106: Treyven Fischer (WW) maj. decision over Noah Gertus 10-1 ; 113: Frank Lor (WW) won by forfeit; 120: Anthony Kanable (M) def. Carlton Luedtke 6-4; 126: Luke Mahoney (M) def. Alex Burk 7-2.
Merrill 75, Wausau East 4
Alex Klug won by pin in under two minutes as the Bluejays cruised to a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual meet victory over the Lumberjacks. Merrill received eight forfeits and won three matches via pin.
220: Tyler Schmidt (M) won by forfeit; 285: Gabe Nelles (M) won by forfeit; 106: Aiden Ball (M) won by forfeit; 113: Donald Ogden won by forfeit; 120: Patrick Witz (WE) maj. dec. over Devon Schultz 11-2; 126: Nathan Beyer (M) won by forfeit; 132: Scott Arneson (M) p. Dylan Rivera 3:08. 138: Cody Nicholson (M), tf. over Brendon Kraemer 16-0; 145: Jagger Scholz (M) won by forfeit; 152: Tanner Pettit, (M) won by forfeit; 160: Dalton Clayton majority dec. over Joe Abreu 11-3. 170: Devon Rink (M) won by forfeit 182: Mason Reinhardt (M) p. Cory Courneya 4:38. 195: Alex Klug (M) p. Gage Borchardt 1:54.
SPASH 45, D.C. Everest 24
STEVENS POINT – Spencer Shirek edged out Kain Hoff at heavyweight as the Panthers downed D.C. Everest in a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual meet.
Kolten Pope picked up a win with just six seconds remaining in the final period. Fritz Schierl (126) and Nate Engle (160) picked up pins for the Panthers also.
Drew Stotmeister won via pin in under a minute for the Evergreens at 220 pounds.
170: Billy Duffert (SP) won by forfeit; 182: Mitch Mallek (SP) won by forfeit; 195: Quinton Peters (SP) won by forfeit; 220: Drew Stotmeister (DCE) p. Justin Zandre :57. 285: Spencer Shirek (SP) def. Kain Hoff 6-5; 106: Kyle VanGalder (DCE) won by forfeit; 113: Manning Denk (DCE) def. Nate Duffert 8-3; 120: Don Veverka (DCE) won by forfeit; 126: Kolten Pope (SP) p. Nolan White 5:54; 132: Joey Roth (SP) def. Mitch Veverka 6-0; 138: Fritz Schierl (SP) p. Nate White 4:29; 145: Joe Ziolkowski (DCE) def. Dakota Kelz 1-0; 152: Tyler Engle (SP) def. Sean Luedtke 3-1; 160: Nate Engle (SP) p. Josh Rieckhoff 5:02.
Witt.-Birn. 77, Manawa 3
MANAWA – Gavin Czerwonka pinned Dalton Timm in 1 minute, 4 seconds at 126 pounds, and the Chargers also received falls from Griffin MaGee (145), Brendin Randall (152), Braxton Potrykus (160), Nick Stringfellow (285) and Zach Urquhart (113) in a CWC dual meet pounding of the Wolves.
120: Ben Vosters (WB) won by forfeit; 126: Gavin Czerwonka (WB) pinned Dalton Timm, 1:04; 132: Jesse Sprague (WB) won by forfeit; 138: Bobby Uttecht (WB) tech. fall Daryn Claussen, 21-3; 145: Griffin Magee (WB) pinned Justin Wentworth, 2:57; 152: Brendin Randall (WB) pinned Ben Beyer, 0:25; 160: Braxton Potrykus (WB) pinned Zach Kreklow, 1:13; 170: Alex Peplinski (WB) won by forfeit; 182: Hunter Kreger (WB) won by forfeit; 195: D.J. Ostrowski (WB) won by forfeit; 220: Casey Johnson (M) def. August Peplinski, 3-0; 285: Nick Stringfellow (WB) pinned Cole Thompson, 1:36; 106: Stetson Potrykus (WB) won by forfeit; 113: Zach Urquhart (WB) pinned Gage Griffin, 1:36.
Wausau East 3, Altoona 0
ALTOONA – Wausau East kept the pressure on Altoona and notched a goal in each period in the nonconference win.
Ben Feck scored twice and Jack Nuckles picked up an assist on each of Feck’s goals.
The Lumberjacks put 40 shots on net while goalie Ian Corbett faced just 10 and stopped them all.
1. Ben Feck (Jack Nuckles) 2:13.
2. Feck (J. Nuckles, Gabe McGinnity) 16:34.
3. Andrew Dehnel (Sam Romanski, Andy Cravens) 14:35.
Goalies: WE–Ian Corbett 10 saves; A–Alex Hermanson 37.
Records: Wausau East 2-0
Cen. Wis. 6 CFM 1
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Kately Schilling had two goals and an assist as the Storm scored six times in the first period — including twice in 17 seconds — to remain undefeated.
Kately Ramthun had a goal and two assists for the Storm (6-0-1)
First period: 1. CW, Arielle Riedel (Elizabeth Bauer), 2:20. 2. CW, Katelyn Ramthun (Maggie Plaza, Katelynn Schilling), 4:25. 3. CW, Schilling (Plaza, Ramthun), 6:40. 4. CW, Schilling (Ramthun), 13:40. 5. Megan Marlowe (Savannah Felch, Marissa Mathushak), 16: 22. (pp)6. CW, Marlowe (Taylor Treu, Ashley Zacho), 16:39.
Third period: 7. CFM, Sydney Schneider (Marissa Gibbs, Payton Rudiger), 11:45 (pp).
Saves: Central Wisconsin Lisa Fowle 3-5-x, Renee Hosler x-x-3. CFM Alexis Hermann 10-8-11-24.
SPASH 109, Wausau East 60
WAUSAU – Ryan Neigbauer won the 200 IM and 100 back, and was part of the Panthers first place 200 medley and 400 free relays as SPASH downed the Lumberjacks in a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual meet for the second straight season.
Garrett Richetto won the 100 fly and was part of East’s first-place 200 free relay.
200 medley relay: 1. SPASH (Ryan Neigbauer, Tyler Tanko, Ben Harris, Willey Rosenthal), 1:44.73. 200 free: 1. Ben Beckel, WE, 1:56.49. 200 IM: 1. Ryan Neigbauer, SP, 2:09.98. 50 free: 1. Ben Harris, SP, 22.59. 100 fly: 1. Garrett Richetto, WE, 55.52. 100 free: 1. Willey Rosenthal, SP, 52.18. 500 free: 1. Ben Beckel, WE, 5:15.97. 200 free relay: 1. Wausau East (Morgan Kuphal, Spenser Marting, Ben Beckel, Garrett Richetto), 1:40.05. 100 back: 1. Ryan Neigbauer, SP, 57.70. 100 breaststroke: 1. Tyler Tanko, SP, 1:07.77. 400 free relay: 1. SPASH (Ben Harris, Tom Negaard, Ryan Neigbauer, Wiley Rosenthal), 3:28.69.
Rosholt 51, Wis. Valley Luth. 15
ROSHOLT – Bre Richter outscored WVL by herself, scoring 22 points and added 11 rebounds as the Hornets cruised to a nonconference victory.
Nikayla Glodowski added 12 points for Rosholt, while Kristen Danner led the Wolves with eight.
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WISCONSIN VALLEY LUTHERAN (15): Kristen Danner 8, Suzy Scheppa 4, Shelby Coates 3.
ROSHOLT (51): Madeline Brandl 2, Alex Neff 2, Anna Cole 3, Lexy Cordova 2, Taylor Kaminski 6, Bre Richter 22, Nikayla Glodowski 14.
3-pointers: WVL 1, (Coates); Rosholt none. Free throws: WVL 2-6; Rosholt 7-8.
Records: Rosholt 2-0; Wisconsin Valley Lutheran 1-1.
SPASH 6, East 4 (boys) SPASH 7, East 5 (girls)
WAUSAU – The Panthers swept the dual meet.
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