All seven Luxemburg-Casco athletes – and two out of three from Kewaunee – who competed at the state wrestling tournament in Madison on Friday will be back in action Saturday, although only one – two-time state champion Bryce Bosman – will wrestle for a state title.
L-C’s Lucas Joniaux (106) won his Division 2 quarterfinal match in a 6-2 decision Whitewater senior Tyler Gamble, but he dropped a 6-1 decision to Tommy Larson of East Troy in the semi-finals. He will wrestle in the consolation bracket Saturday for a shot at third place.
Bosman (126) advanced to Saturday night’s championship match with two decisive victories, a 7-3 decision over Alex McCray of Balwin-Woodville and an 11-2 major decision over Julian Purney of Gale-Ettrick-Trempeleau/Melrose-Mindoro.
Nathan Ronsman (132) lost his quarterfinal match 9-2 to Aidan Medora of the St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy/Brookfield Academy co-op team but wrestled back with an 8-3 decision over Zeke Sigmund of Medford, and he will wrestle again Saturday in the consolation semi-finals.
Colton Worachek (145) won his quarterfinal match with Tristan Massie of Barron by 12-0 major decision but lost in the semi-finals 8-2 to Teagen Miller of Mauston. As a sectional champion, Worachek earned a bye into the consolation semi-finals Saturday.
Devan Vandenbush (152) pinned Tanner Goeman of Kewaskum in 1:08 in the quarterfinals, then took a 7-3 decision to Jackson Hauri of Brodhead/Juda in the semis. He’ll have a rematch with Freedom’s Sam Peters in the consolation semi-finals Saturday morning.
Reece Worachek (160) lost his quarterfinal match to Nick Rogge of Prairie Du Chien by a 3-0 decision, but rebounded with a 4-0 decision over Grafton’s Nick Rapp in the consolation quarterfinals.
Undefeated Hunter Luepke of Spencer/Columbus Catholic handed Nate Lloyd (220) a 13-1 major decision, but Lloyd won his consolation quarterfinal match with Jackson Linsmeier of Valders 3-2 to make it to the tournament’s third day.
In Division 3, Kewaunee’s Jack Severin (120) earned an 11-7 sudden victory over Javyn Freeman of Phillips, then dropped a 2-0 semi-final decision to Coleman’s Caleb Gross. Severin drew a bye into the consolation semi-finals Saturday morning.
Cam Hanrahan (132) reached the consolation semis in similar fashion, defeating Bailey Gillett of Cadott 6-5 but sustaining a fall from Cumberland’s Reid Olson at 1:45.
Travis Reinke (170) saw his season come to a close with a fall at 1:50 to Stratford’s Trevor Denee and a 3-1 sudden victory decision to Grayson Vandenbush of Random Lake in the consolation quarterfinals.
The consolation rounds continue Saturday morning and afternoon, and championship matches are Saturday evening at the Kohl Center.