By Paul Lecker
RICHLAND CENTER — Marshfield had two individual champions and five second-place finishes to take second place in the team standings at the Richland Center Wrestling Invitational on Saturday at Richland Center High School.
Mitch Hertel improved to 10-0 this season by winning the 170-pound bracket for Marshfield. Hertel won a major decision over Hermes Duran of Baraboo 15-4 in the championship match.
Josh Lang captured Marshfield’s other title, winning a major decision over David Gale of Baraboo 13-5 in the 195-pound championship match. Lang is now 14-1 this season.
Taking second place for the Tigers were Anthony Kanable at 126, Anthony Christmas at 132, Devon Klement at 145, Ryan Wilsmann at 182 ,and Nick Humphrey at 285.
Noah Gerdes (113) and Jeremy Brost (152) each finished fourth for the Tigers.
Marshfield will compete at the Bi-State Classic in La Crosse on Dec. 29-30.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Richland Center Invitational
Team scores: 1. Baraboo 307.5; 2. Marshfield 279.5; 3. Mauston 247; 4. Reedsburg 242; 5. Weston/Ithaca 181; 6. Riverdale 180.5; 7. Richland Center 151; 8. Monroe 133.5; 9. Sugar River 126.5; 10. Boscobel 86; 11. Hillsboro 81.5; 12. Cochrane-Fountain City 47; 13. River Ridge 39; 14. Belmont/Platteville 36; 15. St. John’s Military Academy 24; 16. Darlington 16.5.
106: Thomas Holston (REED) def. Isaac Wiegel (B/P) 8-7.
113: Trevor Hanson (BAR) def. Chris Ruf (MAU) 6-3.
120: Jarret Dolata (MAU) def. Tate Murty (CFC) 14-13.
126: Hunter Dischler (W/I) won by technical fall over Anthony Kanable (MAR) 18-3.
132: Zach Mindham (BOS) def. Anthony Christmas (MAR) 9-6.
138: Stetson Clary (W/I) def. Andre Mayllen (BAR) 16-10.
145: John Maki (MAU) def. Devon Klement (MAR) 6-5.
152: Zachary Raymond (BAR) def. Trey Haugen (REED) 10-7.
160: Jared Roen (RIV) won by technical fall over Thayden Haugen (REED) 18-3.
170: Mitch Hertel (MAR) won by major decision over Hermes Duran (BAR) 15-4.
182: Dalton Hahn (REED) def. Ryan Wilsmann (MAR) 12-6.
195: Josh Lang (MAR) won by major decision over David Gale (BAR) 13-5.
220: Traiten Gorr (MON) pinned Ossian Sharp (W/I) in 1:31.
285: Kaleb Crook (RC) pinned Nick Humphrey (MAR) in 1:04.
Other Marshfield Results (top eight)
113: Third place, Mason McMillen (REED) won major decision over Noah Gerdes (MAR) 16-3.
138: Fifth place, Nolan Gaurette (RIV) def. Noah Schulz (MAR) 7-5.
152: Third place, Michael Boyd (RIV) def. Jeremy Brost (MAR) by injury default.
220: Seventh place, Aaron Finkel (REED) pinned Brandon Cramer (MAR) in 3:00.