MARSHFIELD – Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal won four of the six contested matches to defeat Spencer/Columbus Catholic 48-27 in a Cloverbelt Conference wrestling dual on Thursday night at Columbus Catholic High School.
NGL won five matches by forfeit and Spencer/Columbus earned three forfeit victories to account for 18 of its 27 points.
Spencer/Columbus’ two wins came from Ashton Ackman, who won by pin at 120 pounds, and Carson Hildebrandt, who won 7-5 over Nathan Buchanan at 160.
Sawyer Rachu (170) and Kyler Rakovec (132) won by pin for the Warriors.
Spencer/Columbus will host the Cloverbelt Conference Tournament on Feb. 2 at Spencer High School.
Neillsville/Greenwood/Loyal 48, Spencer/Columbus Catholic 27
170: Sawyer Rachu (NGL) pinned Tanner Kleinschmidt, 1:52.
182: Tanner Zschernitz (NGL) won by forfeit.
195: Stephen Buchanan (NGL) won by forfeit.
220: Braiden Pedretti (NGL) def. Daniel Richmond, 11-8.
285: Logan Zschernitz (SC) won by forfeit.
106: Jarick Young (NGL) won by forfeit.
113: Treyton Ackman (SC) won by forfeit.
120: Ashton Ackman (SC) pinned Josiah Horvath, 2:22.
126: Leonardo Rodriguez (SC) won by forfeit.
132: Kyler Rakovec (NGL) pinned Jacob Dick, 2:28.
138: Xander Hinker (NGL) def. Andres Rodriguez, 8-4.
145: Sebastian Visscher (NGL) won by forfeit.
152: Tommy Friemoth (NGL) won by forfeit.
160: Carson Hildebrandt (SC) def. Nathan Buchanan, 7-5.