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Spencer/Columbus senior Ashton Ackman won his fourth-straight conference title at the 2020 Cloverbelt Conference Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Stanley-Boyd High School. (Photo courtesy of Spencer/Columbus Catholic wrestling)

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STANLEY – Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal won three individual titles and Spencer/Columbus Catholic earned a pair at the 2020 Cloverbelt Conference Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Stanley-Boyd High School.

Cadott won the team title with 264 points, followed by Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee with 186. Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal was third with 183.5 and Abbotsford/Colby took fourth with 134.5 points.

Senior Ashton Ackman earned his fourth-straight conference title and sophomore Treyton Ackman won his second in a row for Spencer/Columbus, which finished seventh in the team standings as it only has five varsity wrestlers.

Ashton Ackman improved to 31-3 this season with a 9-4 win over Jarick Young of Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal in the 113-pound final.

Treyton Ackman (33-3) earned a 19-6 major decision over Cadott’s Kaleb Sonnentag in the 120-pound championship match.

Leo Rodriguez (126), Carson Kilty (138), and Sawyer Kilty (220) all finished fifth for the Rockets.

Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal’s three individual championships came from Tommy Friemoth at 160 pounds, Nathan Buchanan at 182, and Gunner Hoffmann at 220.

Friemoth (24-10) won a major decision over Preston Potaczek of Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee to take the 160-pound finals; Buchanan (26-6) pinned Bret Kostka of Osseo-Fairchild/Augusta/Fall Creek to take the 182 championship match; and Hoffmann (30-1), a freshman, defeated Ethan Tegels of Cadott 9-3 in the 220-pound final.

Luke Dux (106 poiunds), Keeghan Anding (132), and Young all finished second for NGL.

Abbotsford/Colby had two second- and two third-place finishes.

River Halopka (27-5) finished second at 126 and Carter Grew (21-5) was second at 195 for AC. Talon Severson (145) and Brandon Vicente (170) each finished third.

2020 Cloverbelt Conference Wrestling Tournament Feb. 8, at Stanley-Boyd High School Team scores: 1. Cadott 264; 2. Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee 186; 3. Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal 183.5; 4. Abbotsford/Colby 134.5; 5. Osseo-Fairchild/Augusta/Fall Creek 98.5; 6. Eau Claire Regis/Altoona 90.5; 7. Spencer/Columbus Catholic 71.5; 8. Thorp 5. Championship matches, and Spencer/Columbus, Abbotsford/Colby and Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal finishers 106 pounds Championship: Brayden Sonnentag (CAD) def. Luke Dux (NGL), 6-3. 113 pounds Championship: Ashton Ackman (SC) def. Jarick Young (NGL), 9-4. Fifth place: Connor Mattison (ECRA) def. Lucas Baumann (AC), 1-0. 120 pounds Championship: Treyton Ackman (SC) won major dec. over Kaleb Sonnentag (CAD), 19-6. 126 pounds Championship: Blaine Brenner (SBOW) def. River Halopka (AC), 6-1. Fifth place: Leonardo Rodriguez (SC) def. Thomas Tomesh (ECRA), 13-6. 132 pounds Championship: Tristan Drier (CAD) won major dec. over Keeghan Anding (NGL), 10-2. Third place: Dustin Bergman (SBOW) pinned Jose Rodriguez (AC), 5:51. 138 pounds Championship: Cole Pfeiffer (CAD) pinned Trystan Christoph (SBOW), 1:33. Third place: Garrett Learman (NGL) pinned Joaquin Nari Marrcos (ECRA), 2:46. Fifth place: Carson Kilty (SC). 145 pounds Championship: Dawson Webster (CAD) def. Joey McDermond (SBOW), 9-3. Third place: Talon Severson (AC) pinned Tucker Belthea (NGL), 5:30. 152 pounds Championship: Payton Kostka (ECRA) def. Nelson Wahl (CAD), 11-8. Third place: Carter Schoengarth (NGL) def. David Vicente (AC), 3-1. 160 pounds Championship: Tommy Friemoth (NGL) won major dec. over Preston Potaczek (SBOW), 8-0. Third place: Michael Pecha (CAD) pinned Joe Hawthorne (AC), 1:36. 170 pounds Championship: Brady Spaeth (CAD) pinned Caden Weber (ECRA), 2:39. Third place: Brandon Vicente (AC) pinned Dan Polzin (NGL), 0:53. 182 pounds Championship: Nathan Buchanan (NGL) pinned Bret Kostka (OFAFC), 6:29. Third place: Steven Pfeiffer (CAD) pinned Andrew Jeske (AC), 1:39. 195 pounds Championship: Gavin Tegels (CAD) pinned Carter Grewe (AC), 5:55. Third place: Luke Fischer (OFAFC) pinned Connor Luedtke (SC), 1:03. Fifth place: Joe Polzin (NGL) pinned Caden Koepl (SBOW), 2:24. 220 pounds Championship: Gunner Hoffmann (NGL) def. Ethan Tegels (CAD), 9-3. Third place: Bo Prudlick (OFAFC) won by technical fall over Devin Thums (AC), 16-0. Fifth place: Sawyer Kilty (SC). 285 pounds Championship: Tyler Krizan (SBOW) pinned Josh Briggs (CAD), 3:43.

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