STRATFORD WINS SEVEN TITLES, CLAIMS NINTH-STRAIGHT MARAWOOD CONFERENCE WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP
EDGAR – Stratford won seven individual titles on its way to its ninth-straight Marawood Conference championship at the Marawood Conference Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Edgar High School.
The Tigers finished with 242 points, well ahead of second-place Auburndale (137) and third-place Phillips (136) as they claimed the conference title again.
Trenton Cournoyer (106 pounds), Gavin Drexler (138), Dillon Kirsch (145), Elijah Lucio (152), Carter Lueck (170), Raife Smart (195) and Cole Marten (220) earned individual titles for Stratford. Gavin Kirsch (160) and Jackson Ormond (182) both finished second as well for the Tigers.
Auburndale earned three individual championships as Colton Weiler took first at 113, Noah Altmann won the title at 132, and Sloan Welch won the 182-pound championship match with an ultimate-tiebreaker 4-3 win over Ormond as he improves to 35-4 this season.
Athens’ Connor Lewandowski won the 126-pound championship, and Edgar’s Waylon Wirkus (24-4) took first at 285 pounds.
2022 Marawood Conference Wrestling Tournament
Jan. 29, at Edgar High School
Team scores: 1. Stratford 242; 2. Auburndale 137; 3. Phillips 136; 4. Edgar 104; 5. Chequamegon 99; 6. Marathon 84; 7. Athens 45.
Championship: Trenton Cournoyer (ST) won major dec. over Derek Godard (AUB), 12-0.
Third place: Maverick Hoogland (PH).
Championship: Colton Weiler (AUB) pinned Kale Kielpikowski (CH), 1:58.
Third place: Cayden Leonhardt (ST) pinned Journee Wood (PH), 1:49.
Championship: Dylan Dodson (MAR) def. Aiden Miesbauer (CH), 3-2.
Third place: Jason McMillan (PH) pinned Tanner Wargowsky (AUB), 1:07.
Fifth place: Cree Defoe (ST).
Championship: Connor Lewandowski (ATH) won by technical fall over Austin Schreiber (ED), 15-0.
Third place: Nayana Walker (CH).
Championship: Noah Altmann (AUB) def. Brooks Kraus (ATH), 9-6.
Third place: Daniel Adomaitis (PH) def. Jackson Ernst (CHQ), 5-0.
Fifth place: Brandon Knetter (ST).
Championship: Gavin Drexler (ST) pinned Derek Vesely (MAR), 0:56.
Third place: Ethan Kenner (PH) pinned Hudson Hilgart (CH), 1:40.
Fifth place: Stetson Lemmer (ED).
Championship: Dillon Kirsch (ST) pinned Jesse Bruhn (PH), 1:31.
Third place: Jacob Smith (MAR) def. Jesse Jisko (ED), 11-8.
Fifth place: Dalton Schmidt (CH).
Championship: Elijah Lucio (ST) won by major dec. over James Bruhn (PH), 14-3.
Third place: Chris Kohl (ED).
Championship: Hector Pintor (MAR) pinned Gavin Kirsch (ST), 0:39.
Third place: Dominic Schmidt (CH) pinned Jase Apfelbeck (ED), 3:44.
Championship: Carter Lueck (ST) pinned Ethan Upson (PH), 3:46.
Third place: Collin Gajewski (ED).
Championship: Sloan Welch (AUB) def. Jackson Ormond (ST), 4-3 (UTB).
Third place: Corey Koeppl (ED).
Championship: Raife Smart (ST) def. Brice Thiel (AUB), 9-5.
Third place: Dakota Ellenbecker (ED).
Championship: Cole Marten (ST) pinned Adam Dorshorst (AUB), 3:31.
Championship: Waylon Wirkus (ED) pinned Brandon Sommers (PH), 1:56.
Third place: Daniel Wagner (CH).