High School Update 12-14-2015

By TomM December 14, 2015 19:21

High School Update 12-14-2015

High School Update 12-14-2015

Wrightstown Tigers grapple to 8th place finish at Battle On The Bay | December 13, 2015
Wrightstown Wrestling grapples to 8th place finish at Battle of the Bay
Wrightstown co-head coach Matt Verbeten has a few things he likes to do at every tournament his team goes to. First and foremost, he has small bouncy ball he calls the Focus Ball. He bounces it to each member, so they stay focused on their matches and have their head on straight. They have won three State Team Titles in wrestling, so the ball has a 4 on it. When they win their fourth, the ball will be switched to a 5. He also constantly takes notes during tournaments. He is keeping track of what his wrestler are doing right and doing wrong, one step closer to getting his charges ready for a very tough conference season and regionals, sectionals and state. (Read more)

Luxemburg-Casco wins battle on the bay tournament
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans really like going to Battle on the Bay at Bay Port High School.
With three wrestlers in the final, one champion and 11 in the top ten, the Spartans cruised to the Battle on the Bay team title with 437.5 points. River Valley (363), Amery (355), Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln (341) and Pewaukee (325) rounded out the top five in the 25-team tournament. For the Spartans, this is their third Battle on the Bay Championship, and their 8th top three finish in the 11th annual event. (Read more) Luxemburg-Casco Homepage

Athlete profile: wrestler Stetson Burmeister – Wrightstown
For all of his accomplishments on the wrestling mat, the most impressive thing about Wrightstown’s Stetson Burmeister is his character. He still helps his grandfather do chores. He takes time to hang out with and mentor young wrestlers in the Wrightstown Wrestling Club. Last year, during Freedom’s run to a team State Title in wrestling, Burmeister could be seen in the crowds rocking a Freedom Wrestling shirt to support his numerous friends on the team, including Ramsey Bloy, a wrestler that he has faced several times over his career. (Read more)

Wrightstown prepares for a new conference with a strong history
On the 2015-2016 team picture for the Wrightstown Tigers wrestling team, the slogan they are using for the season is “Iron sharpens Iron.” Loosely translated, when practices and compete against champions, you BECOME a champion. (Read more)

Kimberly HS at Dells Duals
Kimberly wrestling traveled to Wisconsin Dells this weekend to compete in the Dells Duals Classic. Results:
Match 1 Round 1: Boyceville defeated Kimberly 45-25
Match 2 Round 2: New Richmond defeated Kimberly 39-31
Match 3 Round 3: Iowa Grant/Highland defeated Kimberly 44-36
Match 4 Round 4: Reedsburg defeated Kimberly 48-22
Match 5 Round 5: Wautoma/ Wild Rose defeated Kimberly 37-30
Individual results from the Dells Duals
Godffrey Kairu went 1-4
Talen Weinzetl went 3-2
Kaide Pope went 3-2
Hunter Bruecker went 3-2
Drosianos Louvaris 1-4
Seth Christman went 1-4
Myles Laurent went 2-3
Jordan Josephs went 1-4
Drew VanderMissen went 2-3
Connor Zirpel went 3-2
Ben Mohr went 1-0
Alex Mischka went 2-3
Blair Mulholland went 3-0
Nathan Moss went 1-1
Derek Moore went 1-4
2015 Dells Duals Classic Results

Portage goes 1-4 at Dells Duals
Travis Houslet thouslet@capitalnewspapers.com, 608-745-3518 Dec 13, 2015
The Portage prep wrestling team went 1-4 and finished in fifth place in its six-team pool at the Dells Duals Classic on Saturday at the Wisconsin Dells Center in Wisconsin Dells.
Portage’s lone victory came in its third dual of the day, when it picked up a 39-31 victory over Laconia. Against Laconia, Portage started fast, winning five of the six first weight divisions, including pins by Isiah Miller at heavyweight and Barry Beirne at 120 pounds. (Read more)

Photo credit: Kyler Pope

By TomM December 14, 2015 19:21
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