By Paul Lecker
BLACK RIVER FALLS — Kurt Jankowski won the 195-pound title, and four other Auburndale wrestlers finished second as the Apaches finished second at the Black River Falls Invitational on Saturday at Black River Falls High School.
Jankowski pinned Kolton Schneider of Durand in 4:55 to capture the 195-pound championship for the Apaches.
Readi Meyer (113), Dylan Altmann (126), Aaron Willfahrt (132), and Wyatt Weiler (170) each lost their championship matches to finish second.
The Stratford varsity reserve team also competed in the tournament and finished sixth in the team standings.
Jordan Becker won the 113-pound title for the Tigers, knocking off Meyer with a pin in 1:13. Hector Rojas finished second at 220.
Auburndale is at Pittsville on Thursday. Stratford is off until next Saturday when it wrestles at the Weyauwega-Fremont Invitational.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
2014 Black River Falls Invitational
Team scores: 1. Cashton 186; 2. Auburndale 144; 3. Nekoosa/Port Edwards 134; 4. Black River Falls 113; 5. Durand 109; 6. Stratford Reserve 86; 7. Portage 68; 8. Whitehall 32; 9. Abbotsford/Colby 11.
106: Josh Korn (CAS) pinned Brooke Thurber (NPE) in 3:14.
113: Jordan Becker (ST) pinned Readi Meyer (AUB) in 1:13.
120: Clay Lieber (NPE) won major decision over Jestin Hemmersbach (CAS) in 11-2.
126: Jordan Saver (NPE) pinned Dylan Altmann (AUB) in 1:36.
132: Henry Whitehead (CAS) def. Aaron Willfahrt (AUB) 10-4.
138: Sam Tuttle (NPE) def. Mitchell Golke (POR) 9-3.
145: Matt McLinn (BRF) pinned Trenton Smith (NPE) in 2:25.
160: Jaden Schmitz (CAS) def. Kyle Peterson (BRF) 11-6.
170: Jacob Poches (POR) won major decision over Wyatt Weiler (AUB) 12-3.
182: Sam Rogstad (BRF) pinned Hunter Unser (DUR) in 0:59.
195: Kurt Jankowski (AUB) pinned Kolton Schneider (DUR) in 4:55.
220: Dylan Campton (CASH) pinned Hector Rojas (ST) in 0:35.
285: Gary Gavin (BRF) pinned Austin Knopps (WH) in 0:49.
Auburndale and Stratford Reserve third-place matches
120: Dilan Dehlinger (ST) pinned Lucas Wayne (DUR) in 0:30.
132: Casey Boardman (DUR) pinned Isaac Guyer (ST) in 1:23.
138: Eli Larson (AUB) pinned Mark Handrick (ST) in 2:04.
160: Trevor Smith (NPE) def. Kellar Wolfe (AUB) 3-2.
195: Devon Hall (CAS) pinned Davis Dietel (ST) in 0:45.
285: Kaleb Bolder (AUB) def. Brandon Klimek (CAS) 9-4.