Marshfield wrestling grabs five individual titles, finishes second at Sparta Invitational

SPARTA – The Marshfield wrestling team finished second at the Sparta Invitational on Saturday, finishing its regular-season schedule.

The Tigers had five individual champions and totaled 228.5 points, 13 behind first-place Holmen.

Gabe Pugh (126 pounds), Tanner Kanable (138), Caden Pearce (145), Nolan Hertel (152) and Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann (182) won individual titles for Marshfield.

Schwanbeck-Ostermann is now 30-1 and Hertel is 29-1 this season for the Tigers.

Sam Mitchell suffered his first loss of the season, losing the 195-pound title match to undefeated Stephen Buchanan (29-0) of Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal, 10-7. Mitchell drops to 30-1.

Shane Westerhausen (120) and Ryan Dolezal (132) both finished second as well for the Tigers.

Marshfield will now have two weeks off before competing at the Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament on Feb. 2 at Wausau West. The Tigers have won the past two WVC tournament titles.

Sparta Invitational
Jan. 19, at Sparta High School
Team scores:
1. Holmen 241.5; 2. Marshfield 228.5; 3. Sparta 141; 4. Baraboo 134; 5. Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal 116.5; 6. Viroqua 101; 7. Reedsburg 91; 8. Princeton 86.5; 9. Mauston 78; 10. Adams-Friendship 72.5; 11. Blair-Taylor 60; 12. Eau Claire North 42.
Championship matches and Marshfield finishers
106: Championship – Cale Anderson (VIR) def. Parker Kratochvill (HOL), 5-2; Seventh place – Sirius Conrad (MAR) pinned Caden Schneider, 1:23.
113: 1. Sam Smith (HOL) 5-0; 3. Keagan Cliver (MAR) 3-2.
120: 1. Alex Pellowski (HOL) 3-0; 2. Shane Westerhausen (MAR) 2-1.
126: Championship – Gabe Pugh (MAR) won major dec. over Vince Polhamus (SP), 10-2.
132: Championship – Rylee Rensberry (HOL) pinned Ryan Dolezal (MAR), 2:46; Fifth place – Logan Grienier (PR) pinned Gavin Young (MAR), 3:21.
138: Championship – Tanner Kanable (MAR) def. Luke Pulvermacher (PR), 8-2.
145: Championship – Caden Pearce (MAR) def. Carlos Chavez (BAR), 9-3.
152: Championship – Nolan Hertel (MAR) def. John Gunderson (BAR), 1-0.
160: Championship – Guenther Hebbe (PR) won major dec. over Carter Duerkop (ECN), 13-2.
170: Championship – Kalyn Jahn (HOL) won by technical fall over Terry Myadze (PR), 16-0.
182: Championship – Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann (MAR) won by major dec. over Drake Schams (HOL), 12-1.
195: Championship – Stephen Buchanan (NEI) def. Sam Mitchell (MAR), 10-7.
220: 1. Garet Pfaff (SP) 5-0; 6. Cameron Hergert (MAR) 0-5.
285: Championship – Dom Meurett (MAU) pinned Joseph Schick (BAR), 2:36; Fifth place – Sam Haessly (MAR) pinned Dean Nash (ECN), 0:15.