Four members of the Random Lake wrestling team won WIAA Division 3 regional titles and another four finished second to advance themselves — and the team — to next week’s sectional meets.
The first two finishers in each weight division in Division 2 and Division 3 qualify for sectionals while the top two teams also advance. The Rams won their regional by finishing 54 points ahead of runner-up Reedsville’s 180.5 and will compete in Team Sectionals on Tuesday.
Josh Depies notched a pin in his lone 106-pound match and teammate Jon Mudlaff became the second Ram to move on with a pin and an 18-2 tech fall in the title match.
Helton Vandenbush had a major decision and pin at 160 and Hunter Huiras advanced at 220 with a pair of down-to-the-wire matches — an 8-6 overtime decision and a 2-1 double overtime victory.
Earning second-place finishes Random Lake were Cesar Luis (126), Levi Kohn (145), Chase Brouillette (170) and Jarrett Hiller (285).
Ozaukee had a pair of champions — Daniel Watry (113) and Cooper Burmesch (120) — and a second-place finish for Sam Schuette (195).
Team Scores: Random Lake 234.5, Reedsville 180.5, Mishicot 170, Kewaunee 118, Brillion 112, Ozaukee 98
Skylar Kroening (113) and Josh Becker (220) each won titles for Sheboygan South at the D1 meet held in Manty.
Kroening had a pair of pins in less than 1:45 while Becker emerged from a 2-1 ultimate tiebreaker to win the title match 5-1.
The Redwings also will be represented by CJ Dimoff — who was third at 160 — and fourth-place finisher Jack Heesacker.
In Division 1, the first four finishers in each weight division qualify for sectionals.
North also had a pair of qualifiers each finishing third — Marcus Broehm (106) and Riley Kunstman (126).
Team Scores: Kaukauna 301, West Bend West. 129.5, Port Washington 126.5, West Bend East 123.5, Kimberly 123, Manitowoc Lincoln 118.5, Sheboygan South 92.5, Sheboygan North 33
Seven title matches included a pair of locals, giving Sheboygan Falls edging Oostburg for the team regional title by a single point.
The Falcons totaled 221 team points compared to 220 for the Flying Dutchmen, sending Falls to Team Sectionals on Tuesday.
The Falcons and Oostburg clashed in a trio of title bouts. Winning for Falls was Dustin Setzer (182) over Andrew Bonnett and Brady Koller (220) over Garrett Hackl.
At 170, Sheboygan Falls’ Max Post pinned Ryan Ebeling of Oostburg.
The losers of those matches each finished second.
Oostburg’s Charlie Yeadon won the 160 title with a decision and major decision and Brandon Burmesch won at 132 with a pair of decisions. Teammate Sam Loomans (113) finished second to advance eight Flying Dutchmen.
Sean Mattek (152) also won a title with a pair of pins, giving the Falcons six qualifiers.
After an opening-round pin, Cedar Grove-Belgium’s Isaac Brockman won the first title contest between area grapplers by topping Sheboygan Falls’ Ryan McGinnes with a 9-1 major decision. McGinnes finished second.
In other Falcons-Rockets matchup, Josh Becker had a decision before pinning Cedar Grove-Belgium’s Garret Davies, who went on to finish second.
Oostburg wrestlers squared off with Rockets wrestlers in two title matches, each taken by the Flying Dutchmen — Jesse Rogers (285) with a 3-1 decision over Daniel Gjertson and Joe Meyer (195) over Greorge Fiend.
Fiend and Gjertson were second. Also finishing second for the Rockets was Abel Brockman (106) and Adam Gonwa (120).
Team Scores: Sheboygan Falls 221, Oostburg 220, Cedar Grove-Belgium 184.5, Campbellsport 182, North Fond Du Lac/Saint Mary’s Springs 106, Saint Lawrence Seminary 61.5
Three locals picked up titles, including Kiel’s Tanner Woepse (132), Elkhart Lake/Howards Grove’s Brock Bonebrake (138) and New Holstein’s Jordan Wagner (182).
Wagner picked up his title with a 4-0 overtime victory over the Resorters’ Nick Miller.
Elkhart Lake/Howards Grove also got second-place finishes from Max Ward (113), Trevor Rebedew (145) and Troy Rebedew (160).
New Holstein’s Ryan Lepisto (152), Jacob Barth (170), Jacob Kaiser (195), Matt Buechel (220) and Anthony Pernell (285) also qualified for sectionals.
Phil Schultz (126) will be joining Woepse at sectionals for Kiel.
Team Scores: Chilton/Hilbert 215, Valders 196.5, New Holstein 166, Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah/Howards Grove 151.5, Kiel 99, Manitowoc Lutheran/Roncalli 83