Marshfield, Spencer/Columbus wrestling teams combine for nine individual titles at Shawano Holiday Classic

Marshfield’s Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann, left, was named Most Valuable Wrestler, and Sam Mitchell won the award for most pins in the shortest amount of time at the Shawano Wrestling Holiday Classic on Saturday. The Tigers also won the team championship as the two seniors were among the six individual champions for Marshfield. (Photo courtesy of Marshfield Tigers Wrestling Facebook page)

SHAWANO – The Marshfield and Spencer/Columbus Catholic wrestling teams combined for nine of the 14 weight class titles at the Shawano Holiday Classic on Saturday at Shawano High School.

Marshfield won six individual titles and captured the team title as well with 556 points, 75 ahead of second-place Brillion. Spencer/Columbus, which won three individual championships, finished sixth out of the 15 teams at the meet with 296 points.

Spencer/Columbus and Marshfield split four matchups in championship matches.

The Rockets’ wins came from Treyton Ackman at 113 pounds, as he beat Marshfield’s Keagan Cliver 6-1, and Ashton Ackman, who knocked off Shane Westerhausen of Marshfield 8-6 in the 120-pound title bout.

Marshfield’s Gabe Pugh (14-1) beat SC’s Leonardo Rodriguez with a pin in 2:44 in the 126-pound championship, and the Tigers’ Nolan Hertel (15-0) pinned Spencer/Columbus’ Carson Hildebrandt (10-1) in 4:34 at 160 pounds in a battle of unbeaten wrestlers.

Marshfield’s other individual victories came from Tanner Kanable at 138 pounds, Caden Pearce at 152, Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann at 170, and Sam Mitchell at 195. Schwanebeck-Ostermann and Mitchell are both 15-0 this season.

Spencer/Columbus senior Logan Zschernitz, the defending Division 2 state champion at 285 pounds, won that weight class title with a 18-3 technical fall victory over Travis Kuhnke of New London to improve to 11-0.

Marshfield will be at Merrill and Spencer/Columbus at Cadott on Thursday.

Shawano Holiday Classic
Dec. 15, at Shawano High School
Team scores:
1. Marshfield 556; 2. Brillion 481.5; 3. Shawano 380; 4. Antigo 376.5; 5. Bonduel 315; 6. Spencer/Columbus Catholic 296; 7. Marinette 288; 8. Mosinee 283; 9. New London 281.5; 10. Valders 220; 11. West Bend West 145; 12. Peshtigo 130; 13. Wausau East 124; 14. Lena 85; 15. Green Bay West/East/Southwest 83.
Marshfield and Spencer/Columbus results
Third place – Sirius Conrad (MAR) pinned Reed Peter (BR), 1:40.
113: Championship – Treyton Ackman (SC) def. Keagan Cliver (MAR), 6-1.
120: Championship – Ashton Ackman (SC) def. Shane Westerhausen (MAR), 8-6; Ninth place – Cody Weix (MARVJ) def. Conner Dettman (ANT), 10-3.
126: Championship – Gabe Pugh (MAR) pinned Leonardo Rodriguez (SC), 2:44; Ninth place – Riley Wilcott (MARJV) won major dec. over Thomas Duncan (WBW), 12-3.
132: Championship – Benjamin Stimac (ANT) def. Caden Dennee (MAR), 7-6; 11th place – Kage Carlson (SC).
138: Championship – Tanner Kanable (MAR) won major dec. over Nick Parrette (PES), 16-6; Ninth place – Camren Dennee (MARJV) def. Gustavo Soto (GB), 8-6; 15th place – Kaizer Eikleberry (SC).
145: Fifth place – Colton Harrington (VAL) pinned Brayden Richardson (MAR), 2:48; Seventh place – Jakob Froeming (BON) def. Dustin Altman (MARJV) by forfeit; Ninth place – Andres Rodriguez (SC) pinned Kaeden Hanson (WBW), 1:24.
152: Championship – Caden Pearce (MAR) def. Gage Coppock (MOS), 6-4.
160: Championship – Nolan Hertel (MAR) pinned Carson Hildebrandt (SC), 4:34.
170: Championship – Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann (MAR) won major dec. over Carter Stebane (BR), 9-1.
182: Third place – Ben Gust (MAR) won major dec. over William Winkler (BR), 10-2.
195: Championship – Sam Mitchell (MAR) pinned Levi Galoff (BR), 2:29; Fifth place – Brady VandeWeerd (ANT) pinned Daniel Richmond (SC), 1:26.
220: Fifth place – Reese Holder (MARIN) pinned Kavin Beranek (MAR), 1:55; 11th place – Riley Plosczynski (PES) pinned Logan Montezuma (SC), 1:05.
285: Championship – Logan Zschernitz (SC) won by technical fall over Travis Kuhnke (NL), 18-3.

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