Hofrichter(Antigo) and Upson(Phillips) Capture State Girls Wrestling Titles

A pair of central Wisconsin girls took home titles at the WIAA Girls Wrestling Individual State Championships on Saturday. Each wrestler pinned their way to the title.

Alexandr Hofrichter of Antigo took first at 152 pounds, needing just 16, 25 and 42 seconds, respectively, to earn a berth in the finals. Hofrichter’s finals’ pin came in  4:17.

Upson earned three pins in taking the title at 235 pounds. She used pins at 1:08 and 17 seconds before taking the state title with a pin at the 1:20 mark.

Area Results: Girls Wrestling Individual State Championships

  • Lia Peterson, Amherst: 3rd, #107
  • Cecilia DeFoe, Stratford, DNP, #120
  • Alexandr Hofrichter, Antigo, Champion, #152 (All 4 wins by pin)
  • Abigale Swanson, Rhinelander, DNP, #185
  • Kaylie Upson, Phillips, Champion, #235 (All 3 wins by pin)

COMPLETE Finals Brackets HERE

WIAA Conducts First State Girls Wrestling Tournament

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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]