MARSHFIELD WRESTLING DOMINATES WIAA DIVISION 1 REGIONAL, WINS TEAM TITLE


Marshfield’s Hoyt Blaskowski takes control of D.C. Everest’s Blake Heal on his way to a 9-1 win in the 138-pound championship match at the WIAA Division 1 wrestling regional Saturday at Marshfield High School. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

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MARSHFIELD – Marshfield won seven individual titles and took the team championship at the WIAA Division 1 wrestling regional Saturday at the Chips Hamburgers Fieldhouse at Marshfield High School.


The top four finishers in each weight class move on to the Division 1 individual sectional on Feb. 19 at Eau Claire North.


Marshfield will compete at the D-1 team sectional at Wausau West on Tuesday against River Falls for a berth in the WIAA Team State Wrestling Championships, which will be held March 4-5 at the University of Wisconsin Fieldhouse in Madison.


Marshfield finished with 259.5 points, with Wausau West was second with 215 points. Stevens Point was fourth with 135 points and had seven sectional qualifiers.


Marshfield will send 12 wrestlers to the individual sectional as seven of the eight Tigers that reached the finals won. Three others placed third and another in fourth.


Caleb Dennee (39-8) started the championship parade for the Tigers as he won the 120-pound title in the final seconds with a 6-4 win over Easton Cooper of D.C. Everest.


Keagan Cliver (43-5) started a string of six finals in a row that saw a Marshfield champion crowned. Cliver won a major decision over Maddox Rye of Wausau East, 11-3, to take the 132-pound title.


Hoyt Blaskowski (34-3 at 138), Brett Franklin (35-5 at 143), Garrett Willuweit (24-4 at 152), Ryan Dolezal (38-3 at 160) and Camren Dennee (43-3 at 170) followed with regional championships for the Tigers.


Cody Weix (34-10) finished second at 182; Jace Kelnhofer (18-23 at 113), Grayden Rode (17-22 at 126) and Adrian Krueger (27-16 at 285) all took third, and James Clements (19-20 at 220) placed fourth to also move on to sectionals for Marshfield.


Stevens Point had one champion as Jaren Rohde continued his undefeated season with a 12-2 major decision over Owen Kurtz of Rhinelander in the 285-pound final.


Three SPASH wrestlers lost to Marshfield opponents in the finals as Kale Roth (30-8 at 145), T.J. Schierl (26-5 at 152) and Conner Seavers (32-5 at 170) all finished second. Also moving on to sectionals for the Panthers were Riley Seavers (19-17), who placed third at 132 pounds, and Charlie Heikkinen (11-13 at 138) and Logan Seavers (24-16 at 126), who both took fourth place.


The top two finishers in each weight class at the sectional will qualify for the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison on Feb. 24-26.





WIAA Division 1 wrestling regional

Feb. 12, at Marshfield High School

Team scores: 1. Marshfield 259.5; 2. Wausau West 215; 3. D.C. Everest 165.5; 4. Stevens Point 135; 5. Rhinelander 127; 6. Merrill 100; 7. Lakeland/Mercer 77; 8. Wausau East 67.5.

Top four in each weight class qualify for individual sectionals

106 pounds

Championship: Aiden Ostermann (RH) def. Thai Yang (WW), 7-1.

Third place: Tyler Modjewski (DC) pinned Joey Jensen (MER), 3:53.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Ryan Jaeger (WE) def. Jensen (MER), 8-3.

113 pounds

Championship: Taylor Dillon (DC) pinned Sam Galang (WW), 2:54.

Third place: Jace Kelnhofer (MAR) pinned Evan Fredericks (MER), 4:53.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Jack Bessette (WE) def. Fredericks (MER), 12-2.

120 pounds

Championship: Caleb Dennee (MAR) def. Easton Cooper (DC), 6-4.

Third place: Ashton Bremer (LM) pinned Kyle Wiese (RH), 0:51.

Second-place wrestleback: Cooper (DC) def. Bremer (LM), 1:13.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Chi Meng Xiong (WW) pinned Wiese (RH), 1:46.

126 pounds

Championship: Gavin Lange (WW) def. Deakin Trotzer (DC), 6-2.

Third place: Grayden Rode (MAR) pinned Logan Seavers (SP), 1:05.

Second-place wrestleback: Trotzer (DC) def. Rode (MAR), 6-3.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Seavers (SP) pinned Noah Rhea (WE), 2:42.

132 pounds

Championship: Keagan Cliver (MAR) won major dec. over Maddox Rye (WE), 11-3.

Third place: Riley Seavers (SP) def. Jacob Pease (WW), medical forfeit.

Second-place wrestleback: Rye (WE) won major dec. over Seavers (SP), 11-3.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Tyson Skubal (LM) def. Pease (WW), medical forfeit.

138 pounds

Championship: Hoyt Blaskowski (MAR) won major dec. over Blake Heal (DC), 9-1.

Third place: Callum Wheeler (MER) def. Charlie Heikkinen (SP), 11-5.

145 pounds

Championship: Brett Franklin (MAR) def. Kale Roth (SP), 11-7 (SV-1).

Third place: Gabriel Ramos (WW) def. Cameron Saari (DC), 7-1.

152 pounds

Championship: Garrett Willuweit (MAR) def. T.J. Schierl (SP), 7-5.

Third place: Zane Grams (LM) pinned Terrance Banks (DC), 3:29.

160 pounds

Championship: Ryan Dolezal (MAR) def. Connor Calmes (WW), injury default.

Third place: Cole Lehman (RH) won by major dec. over Austin Depies (MER), 11-3.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Daytona Pagel (DC) won by technical fall over Depies (MER), 22-6.

170 pounds

Championship: Camren Dennee (MAR) pinned Conner Seavers (SP), 3:05.

Third place: Reed Napiwocki (WW) pinned Jerry Goselin (LM), 3:20.

182 pounds

Championship: Gavin Ostermann (RH) pinned Cody Weix (MAR), 3:42.

Third place: Nathan LaRue (WW) pinned Christian Emerson (WE), 0:40.

195 pounds

Championship: Joseph Berens (WW) pinned Wyatt Bathke (MER), 1:17.

Third place: Joseph Fugle (RH) pinned Leonard Chosa (LM), 3:21.

Second-place wrestleback: Bathke (MER) won major dec. over Fugle (RH), 13-3.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Chosa (LM) def. Joey Carolfi (MAR), 5-2.

220 pounds

Championship: Colton Geurink (WW) pinned Ryder Depies (MER), 5:02.

Third place: Mitchell Danielski (DC) pinned James Clements (MAR), 3:27.

Second-place wrestleback: Depies (MER) won major dec. over Danielski (DC), 14-4.

Fourth-place wrestleback: Clements (MAR) pinned Carter VanderLoop (SP), 3:36.

285 pounds

Championship: Jared Rohde (SP) won major dec. over Owen Kurtz (RH), 12-2.

Third place: Adrian Kruger (MAR) def. Athan Somers (WW), 9-7 (SV-1).

Second-place wrestleback: Kurtz (RH) def. Kruger (MAR), 4-2 (SV-1).

Fourth-place wrestleback: Somers (WW) pinned Myles Paulson (DC), 1:18.


Click here for complete results, courtesy of trackwrestling.com.

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