NEKOOSA – The Stratford wrestling team had seven pins, six in the first period, and opened its 2019-20 season with a 58-12 win over Nekoosa/Assumption on Thursday night.
Gavin Drexler (132 pounds), Max Schwabe (138), Konner Stuttgen (145), Devin Dennee (170), Trevor Dennee (195) and Cole Marten (220) each won by pin in the first period, and Gavin Kirsch (152) had a second-period pin for the Tigers.
Karter Stuttgen earned a major decision at 120 pounds, and Jake Heiden (160) and Hunter Ford (182) won by forfeit for Stratford.
Stratford will host its annual Schoenherr Duals on Saturday. Barron, Crandon, Southern Door, Wautoma/Wild Rose and Phillips will be the competition.
Stratford 58, Nekoosa/Assumption 12 106: Double forfeit. 113: Double forfeit. 120: Karter Stuttgen (S) won major dec. over Nathan Gellerup, 12-4. 126: Blaze Thurber (N) pinned Benno Wenzel, 3:52. 132: Gavin Drexler (S) pinned Gavin Hall, 1:49. 138: Max Schwabe (S) pinned Juan Torres, 1:09. 145: Konner Stuttgen (S) pinned Klayton Havlovic, 2:31. 152: Gavin Kirsch (S) pinned Sawyer Kniprath, 2:52. 160: Jake Heiden (S) won by forfeit. 170: Devin Dennee (S) pinned Michael Wilson, 0:44. 182: Hunter Ford (S) won by forfeit. 195: Trevor Dennee (S) pinned Hunter Boudreau, 0:46. 220: Cole Marten (S) pinned Hudson Goodwin, 1:32. 285: James Schaefbauer (N) pinned Dawson Moen, 2:22.