SEVEN STRATFORD WRESTLERS EARN SPOTS IN STATE MEET AT WIAA DIVISION 3 EDGAR SECTIONAL


The 14 sectional champions from Saturday’s WIAA Division 3 individual wrestling sectional at Edgar High School. (Submitted photo)

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EDGAR – Stratford earned five sectional titles and will be sending seven to the state tournament after competing at the WIAA Division 3 Individual Wrestling Sectional on Saturday at Edgar High School.


The top three finishers in each of the 14 weight classes qualify for the 2020 WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison on Feb. 27-29.


Gavin Drexler continued his undefeated season, improving to 47-0 by winning the 126-pound title. Drexler pinned Tyler Schunck of Shell Lake in 1:07 of the championship match.


Stratford will also be sending two defending state champions back to Madison. Senior Max Schwabe (45-2) won the 132-pound title, beating Tristan Drier of Cadott, 10-1; and senior Trevor Dennee (46-1) earned the 195-pound title by beating Connor Westfall of Athens, 6-0.