Marshfield wrestling routs Merrill, improves to 3-0 in WVC
Tigers earn four pins, four forfeits in road win
By Paul Lecker
MERRILL — Marshfield won 11 of 14 matches to defeat Merrill 59-15 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference wrestling dual meet Friday night at Merrill High School.
The Tigers are now 3-0 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference this season, and Merrill falls to 2-2.
Marshfield won four matches by forfeit and four others by pin to cruise to the victory.
Caden Dennee needed just 56 seconds to earn in a pin at 113 pounds, and Anthony Kanable (139), Payton Young (152), and Sam Mitchell (170) also had pins for Marshfield.
Nolan Hertel earned a 19-5 major decision at 145 pounds, and Tanner Kanable (120) and Brayden Richardson (126) also won by decision for the Tigers.
Marshfield hosts D.C. Everest in another WVC dual meet on Thursday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Marshfield 59, Merrill 15
106: Shane Westerhausen (MAR) won by forfeit.
113: Caden Dennee (MAR) pinned Alex Gehrke in 0:56.
120: Tanner Kanable (MAR) def. Hayden Smith 5-0.
126: Brayden Richardson (MAR) def. Holden Smith 6-5.
132: Devon Schultz (MER) def. Caden Pearce 7-2.
138: Anthony Kanable (MAR) pinned Brenden Leder in 3:13.
145: Nolan Hertel (MAR) won by major decision over Brody Gehrke 19-5.
152: Payton Young (MAR) pinned Bradley Leiskau in 5:32.
160: Bentley Ostermann (MAR) won by forfeit.
170: Sam Mitchell (MAR) pinned Jake Spoehr in 3:37.
182: Brody Zocher (MER) pinned Ben Gust in 1:43.
195: Conner Peterson (MAR) won by forfeit.
220: Sam Bauman (MAR) won by forfeit.
285: Noah Bolling (MER) pinned A.J. Leonhardt in 1:36.