Beaver Dam Regional: Oshkosh North came within a whisper of winning the regional team title, finishing a gut-wrenching two points behind Hartford for the team title.
Hartford finished with 195 points, while the Spartans totaled 193 on the day. Oshkosh West placed third with 157 points.
Despite coming up short for the team title, it was a successful day for the Spartans who qualified 10 of their 14 wrestlers for sectionals and crowned a pair of individual champions. Oshkosh West qualified eight wrestlers to sectionals on the day with one champion.
The Spartans’ Brandon Green and Kyle Schwartz posted back-to-back titles at 113 and 120 pounds, respectively, as the duo went a combined 5-0 with five pins.
Green spent a total of 1-minute, 38 seconds on the mat beating Oshkosh West’s Josh Coopman in 36 seconds and then stopping Beaver Dam’s Johnson Hoang in 1:02.
Schwartz wasn’t there much longer despite having an extra match, needing just 50 seconds and 43 seconds to post his first two wins and then beat Oshkosh West’s James Miller in 58 seconds in the title bout.
West’s championship came from 132-pounder Senna Sieber, who scored a major decision win in his semifinal match and then pinned Menasha’s Robert Moran in 3:54 in the finals.
Behind its two champions, North registered four runner-up finishes with a strong showing in the middle weights. Logan McConnell (145), Chad Michels (152) and Louis Niendorf (160) each finished second, as did Cullen Grunewald at (195).
Rounding out the sectional qualifiers for the Spartans were third-place finishers Jalen Haase (126) and Bernard Smith (285) as well as Rey Brewer (106) and Ben Salzman (220), who each finished second.
Miller and Jacob Heath (285) collected second-place finishes for West, with Heath losing a heart-breaking double-overtime decision in the title match.
Finishing third for the Wildcats were Reese Thompson (106), Coopman, Josh Bartelt (152) and Mason Ramage (170), while Reed Yoder (145) earned a sectional trip with a fourth-place finish.
Team scores: Hartford 195, Oshkosh North 193, Oshkosh West 157, Fond du Lac 147, Slinger 144, Beaver Dam 137, Menasha 112, Plymouth 47
106: Championship: Devin De Los Angeles (BD) dec. Caleb Ziebell (SL), 2-0. Third: Reese Thompson (OW) dec. Noah Baehnman (MEN), 7-3. Wrestleback: Ziebell pinned Thompson, 1:29. Fifth: Rey Brewer (ON) dec. Conor Schmidt (PLY), 4-0. Wrestleback: Brewer pinned Baehnman, 1:55.
113: Championship: Brandon Green (ON) pinned Johnson Hoang (BD), 1:02. Third: Josh Coopman (OW) major dec. Kyle Davis (MEN), 14-4.
120: Championship: Kyle Schwart (ON) pinned James Miller (OW), :58. Third: Erik Umhoefer (SL) dec. Rolando Garcia (HART), 10-8, OT. Fifth: Chase Ritt (PLY) dec. Josh Dillinger (MEN), 5-0.
126: Championship: Keagan Gustin (PLY) major dec. Mateo Sparks (HART), 20-6. Third: Jalen Haase (ON) dec. Jake Budink (SL), 4-2. Fifth: Miguel Flores (BD) pinned Michael Fay (OW), 1:24. Wrestleback: Budnik pinned Flores, 3:31.
132: Championship: Senna Sieber (OW) pinned Robert Moran (MEN), 3:54. Third: Alex lawonn (HART) pinned Dalton Holmes (ON), 1:15. Wrestleback: Lawonn dec. Moran, 8-6. Fifth: Seth Roffers (FDL) pinned Nathan Francis (PLY), 3:38. Wrestleback: Roffers pinned Holmes, 2:21.
138: Championship: Michael Antonioni (HART) dec. Bryce Odeman (MEN), 7-2. Third: Adam Grudzinski (SL) pinned Tyrik Viebranz (FDL), 3:35. Fifth: Brennon Mellgren (OW) pinned Ben Schuff (BD), 1:53.
145: Championship: Josh Adams (FDL) pinned Logan McConnell (ON), 5:43. Third: Jared Baizley (HART) pinned Reed Yoder (OW), 1:12. Wrestleback: McConnell dec. Baisley, 6-3. Fifth: Riley Fafko (SL) pinned Nic Moran (MEN), 5:37. Wrestleback: Yoder dec. Rafko, 11-7.
152: Championship: Adam Beine (SL) dec. Chad Michels (ON), 7-1. Third: Josh Bartelt (OW) dec. Kevin Pulvermacher (HART), 7-0. Fifth: Hunter Braun (BD) pinned Adrien Barton (FDL), 5:11.
160: Championship: Bailey Whipple (MEN) pinned Louis Niendorf (ON), 1:50. Third: Dakota Amos (HART) dec. Izack Ohman (PLY), 11-6. Fifth: Logan Stegemeyer (SL) dec. Jaryd Jenkins, 8-6.
170: Championship: Beau Breske (HART) pinned RJ Carreon (BD), 1:38. Third: Mason Ramage (OW) pinned Dan Foster (SL), 1:13. Fifth: Jake Besaw (ON) pinned Garrett Sphatt (FDL), 1:52.
182: Championship: Chase Krug (FDL) dec. Connor Quick (MEN), 8-4. Third: Alex Peters (HART) pinned Patrick Kansas (SL), 2:38. Wrestleback: Peters pinned Quick, 3:32. Fifth: Cotlin Mueller (BD) pinned Grady Sullivan (OW), 1:27. Wrestleback: Kanas pinned Mueller, 5:32.
195: Championship: Jason Toshner (FDL) pinned Cullen Grunewald (ON), 3:36. Third: Saul Calderon (MEN) dec. Manny Prado (BD), 3-2. Fifth: Marco Carini (HART) dec. Aric Lippold (OW), 7-0.
220: Championship: Garry Baizley (HART) pinned Wyatt Wells (BD), 1:40. Third: Gage Zahradnik (FDL) major dec. Ben Salzman (ON), 12-4. Fifth: Zach Collins (OW) pinned Anthony Riebau (SL), :59.
285: Championship: Donte Johnson (FDL) dec. Jacob Heath (OW), 5-2, OT. Third: Bernard Smith (ON) pinned Dustin Foley (BD), 2:23. Wrestleback: Heath dec. Smith, 7-1. Fifth: Casey Osterberg (SL) pinned Mark Hermann (HART), 4:42. Wrestleback: Osterberg pinned Foley, 3:27.