Wrestlers top Xavier
The Waupaca Comet wrestling team split Eastern Valley Conference matches with Appleton Xavier and Little Chute Thursday, Jan. 20, in Little Chute.
The Comets defeated Appleton Xavier 42-18, but fell to the Mustangs 66-12.
Waupaca 42, Xavier 18
Only four wrestlers – two for each team – got any mat time in the match.
Waupaca’s Levi Petroske pinned Mike Marshall in 3:10 at 119, while teammate Brandon Palmer pinned Juho Lee in 5:20 at 145.
The other 12 matches were forfeits, including four double forfeits.
Little Chute 66, Waupaca 12
Palmer picked up a 12-7 win over Alton Kruckenberg at 145, Petroske pinned Zach Cibrario in 124 at 119 and Cody Houtman handed Jason Ebben a 9-2 defeat at 130.
The Comets will head to Winneconne at 5:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 27) before competing in Clintonville at the EVC Meet Saturday, Feb. 5. Matches are set to begin at 9:45 a.m.