Two area wrestlers advance at State
Clintonville’s Jake Reiter advanced to the next round of the State Wrestling Tournament after defeating Jack Nelson from Belleville/Montello/New Glarus in the first round, Thursday, Feb. 21.
Reiter, wrestling in the Division 2, 195 pound bracket, won by a 13-2 major decision. In the next round, he will face Joey Dedick of East Troy, who is 43-0.
Manawa’s Casey Johnson, wrestling in the Division 2, 182 pound bracket, also advanced to the next round by pinning Dustin Diech of Laconia in 3:22. In the next round, he will face Jack Nett of Cambridge who is 42-2.
New London’s Brett Handschke, wrestling in the Division 1, 170 pound bracket, was pinned in the first round by Myles Devine of Franklin.