Area Matmen See Limited Action Heading Into BreakIssue Date: December 27, 2017
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Menominee Indian's wrestling team defeated the Menominee Maroons and Florence/Niagara by sound margins on Thursday, Dec. 21, beating the teams 54-12 and 54-9, respectively.
In the first match against the Maroons, Menominee Indian's Alex Peters (160) pinned Zachary Watkins in 2:48, Leone Peters (182) pinned Adam Conine in 19 seconds, Darius Wayka beat Gabriel Shaw by 1:08 pin, Darius Hawkins pinned Aidan Smith in 3:16 and the team got five wins by forfeit.
Lachance Newton (220), Alonzo Haack (285), Chad Reiter-Wilber (120), Alfred Hernandez (132) and Morgun Fish (138) each won in uncontested fashion.
For the Maroons, Hunter Wroblewski (170) won over Elliot Miller, 8-6, Tyler Heusinger (126) won by 13-10 decision against Joe Perez and Larry Schwartz won by forfeit at 145.
There were even more forfeits in the matchup with Florence/Niagara, as the team's had just three actual matchups.
Menominee Indian's Haack (285) pinned Jamie Blozinski in 49 seconds, but Florence/Niagara got the other two wins.
Tristen Mascarette (113) continued his strong season with a pin over Reiter-Wilber in 1:27 and Dakota Wicke beat Fish 9-7.
Menominee Indian got forfeit wins from Peters (160), Miller (170), Peters (182), Wayka (195), Newton (220), Hawkins (106), Perez (120) and Hernandez (132).
When Florence/Niagara took on the Maroons, both Mascarette and Wicke were able to get wins again, but the Maroons got the team win solely off of forfeits.
Mascarette (113) pinned Aidan Smith in 1:30 and Wicke (145) took just 28 seconds to take down Larry Schwartz and end the match. Blozinski (285) added a forfeit win.
Menominee got five forfeit wins from Heusinger (126), Watkins (152), Wroblewski (160), Conine (170) and Shaw (195).
Oconto Falls beat Little Chute on the mats on Thursday, Dec. 21, getting a 42-23 victory heading into a break for the team.
The match started at 145, where Wyatt Borkovec won for the panthers by forfeit. Noah Stary pinned Steven Haack at 152 and Aidan Stary was uncontested at 160, giving the Panthers a very quick 18-0 head start.
Little Chute got on the board at 170, where Bryce Schumacher pinned Trevor Pankratz in a minute flat, but Oconto Falls responded with two wins.
Cliff Yuma (182) won by 7-5 decision over Colton Hawkins, while Caleb Carlton (195) pinned Ezekiel Stoll, moving the lead to 27-6.
Nick Wegand gave Little Chute three points with a 9-4 win over Keeshaw Katers at 220, but 2017 state qualifier Dan Ausloos (285) fired right back for the Panthers with a pin over Jacob Lehrer. Jager Eisch (106) followed that up with a 7-0 decision win as well, and Oconto Falls led 36-9.
Noah Kilgas (113) gave Little Chute a win by major decision over Brendan Konitzer, but another former state qualifier got the points right back for the Panthers when Tyler Budz (120) pinned Lucas Reader in 1:05.
Little Chute won the final three matches. Bryan Rodriguez (126) beat Collin Schindel by 6-3 decision, Paul List beat Trevor Schindel 12-6 and Adam Kilgas won by a 12-2 major decision.
Wrightstown defeated Marinette on Thursday, Dec. 21, winning the first nine matches of the night en route to a 62-12 team win.
Kaden Stanelle (106) and Kaden Verbeten (113) started the night off right for Wrighstown, as Stanelle pinned Chase Weishaar and Verbeten won by 21-4 tech fall over Alec Queever.
The next match was a forfeit win for Chayd Huss (120), while Quincy Klister pinned London Brown in 3:14.
Sam Gressel (132) came close to getting Marinette a win, but he lost by 2-1 decision to Wyat Bruecker, and Wrightstown extended the lead to 50-0 with four more wins in a row.
Those wins came from Ben Durocher (138), who pinned Devin Shedlock, Walker VandeHey (145), who pinned Sam McClain, Matthew Maitland (152) in a forfeit and Logan Koel when he pinned Brady McVane.
Marinette was finally on the board at 170, as Sean Holk won over Alex Durocher, 9-8. Wrighstown got to their final total of 62 with wins by Tim VandeVoort (182) and Alex Hoffmann (195), as the latter won by forfeit and VandeVoort pinned Dillon Hill.
Marinette did end on a positive note, as Reese Holder beat Ethan Witcpalek by 10-4 decision and Cory Siebers was uncontested at 285.
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