By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE — The Auburndale wrestling team opened its season with a resounding 60-24 victory over Marathon in a Marawood Conference dual meet Thursday night at Auburndale High School.
Auburndale won five matches by forfeit and five out of the six matches—all by first-period pins—that were wrestled.
Dylan Altmann pinned Will Hilgendorf in 40 seconds to win the 132-pound match, Aaron Willfahrt pinned Cameron Hamburg in 56 seconds at 138, Kellar Wolfe pinned Richard Hunt in 1:42 at 160 pounds, Wyatt Weiler took care of Joe Sedivy in just 32 seconds at 170, and Kurt Jankowski pinned Jacob Adamski in 1:21 at 195 pounds for Auburndale.
The Apaches will take part in the Black River Falls Invitational on Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Auburndale 60, Marathon 24
106: Nathan Frank (M) pinned Matt Leick in 0:59.
113: Readi Meyer (A) won by forfeit.
120: Hunter Reed (M) won by forfeit.
126: Fernando Zavaleta (M) won by forfeit.
132: Dylan Altmann (A) pinned Will Hilgendorf in 0:40.
138: Aaron Willfahrt (A) pinned Cameron Hamburg in 0:56.
145: Eli Larson (A) won by forfeit.
152: Paul Willfahrt (A) won by forfeit.
160: Kellar Wolfe (A) pinned Richard Hunt in 1:42.
170: Wyatt Weiler (A) pinned Joe Sedivy in 0:32.
182: Jordan Schneeberger (M) pinned Samuel Hasenohr in 0:55.
195: Kurt Jankowski (A) pinned Jacob Adamski in 1:21.
220: Jonah Kopelke (A) won by forfeit.
285: Kaleb Bolder (A) won by forfeit.