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Heading into Saturday’s Big Eight Conference meet, Middleton's Kevin Meicher, top, has built a 34-0 record — making him 130-9 for his career — and holds the No. 1 ranking in Division 1 among 152-pounders.

Middleton junior wrestler Kevin Meicher improved to 17-0 on the season by beating Mauston senior Justin Dolata, 2-1, in the 152-pound championship match of the two-day, 61-team Bi-State Classic on Saturday at the La Crosse Center.

Holmen won the Division 1 team title, with Waunakee taking fourth. Luxemburg-Casco won Division 2, with River Valley third and Lodi fifth. Stratford won Division 3.

River Valley crowned two individual champions. At 132, senior Zach Licht (24-0) won an 8-5 decision over Schofield D.C. Everest’s Thomas Severson. At 170, junior Shane Liegel (24-0) beat Holmen’s Kalyn Jahn, 3-1.

Waunakee freshman Sam Lorenz (21-3) took third at 106, and Lodi senior Jacob Heyroth (14-1) took third at 182.

Holmen won the Division 1 team title, with Waunakee taking fourth. Luxemburg-Casco won Division 2, with River Valley third and Lodi fifth. Stratford won Division 3.

Team scores

Division 1 — Holmen 342; Marshfield 229; Hudson 224.5; Waunakee 203.5; Stillwater (Minn.) 175; Pulaski 159; Sparta 137.5; South St. Paul (Minn.) 130; Schofield D.C. Everest 121.5; Lakeville (Minn.) South 113.5; Tomah 111.5; Muskego 109.5; Baraboo 100.5; Bloomington (Minn.) co-op 85; Middleton 84.5; Eastview (Minn.) 84; Wausau West 71; Eau Claire North 69.5; New Richmond 44; Portage 34.5; Verona 33.5.

Division 2 — Luxemburg-Casco 263; Spencer/Marshfield Columbus 199; River Valley 180; Prairie du Chien 172.5; Lodi 159.5; Viroqua 132.5; Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau/Melrose-Mindoro 126; Lewiston-Altura/Rushford-Peterson (Minn.) 117; Medford 114; Dodgeville 108; West Salem/Bangor 106; Monroe 96; Mauston 93; Sheboygan Falls 79; Nekoosa/Wis. Rapids Assumption/Port Edwards 76.5; Belmont/Platteville 73; Westby 42; Cuba City/Benton/Southwestern 37; Mount Horeb 37; La Crescent (Minn.) 27; Richland Center 21; Adams-Friendship 13.

Division 3 — Stratford 319.5; Goodhue (Minn.) 171.5; Iowa-Grant/Highland 154.5; Athens 142.5; Kenyon-Wanamingo (Minn.) 136.5; Lancaster 124.5; Caledonia/Houston (Minn.) 123; Riverdale 93; Auburndale 69; Ithaca/Weston 61.5; Royall 57; Hillsboro 48; New Lisbon 42; Boscobel 23; Cashton 13; North Crawford/Seneca 11; Kickapoo/La Farge 6; De Soto 2.

Championship matches

106: Drexler, Stratford, def. Joniaux, Luxemburg-Casco, 5-1. 113: Lambert, Tomah, def. Taschuk, Stillwater, 6-1. 120: Ballantyne, Stillwater, mdec. Matson, Kenyon-Wanamingo, 13-3. 126: Bosman, Luxemburg-Casco, def. Schoenfuss, Stratford, 6-5. 132: Licht, River Valley, def. Severson, D.C. Everest, 8-5. 138: Schultz, Holmen, def. Phillips, Eau Claire North, injury default. 145: Drexler, Stratford, def. Miller, Mauston, 5-3, sudden victory. 152: Meicher, Middleton, def. Dolata, Mauston, 2-1. 160: Maylor, Iowa-Grant/Highland, mdec. Anderson, Hudson, 16-4. 170: Liegel, River Valley, def. Jahn, Holmen, 3-1. 182: Lahr, Holmen, def. Peat, Iowa-Grant/Highland, 5-3. 195: Hoffman, Stratford, def. Johnson, Riverdale, 3-2. 220: Luepke, Spencer/Marshfield Columbus, pinned Hennessey, Iowa-Grant/Highland, 1:39. 285: Godbout, Hudson, pinned Zschernitz, Spencer/Marshfield Columbus, 1:10.

Third-place matches

106: Lorenz, Waunakee, def. Anderson, Viroqua, 6-4, tiebreaker. 113: Pugh, Marshfield, def. Jonsgaard, Lewiston-Altura, 3-0. 120:  Bailey, Sparta, def. Moll, Lodi, 3-1, sudden victory. 126: Ison, Sheboygan Falls, def. Purney, Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau, 4-1. 132: Ronsman, Luxemburg-Casco, def. Kruse, Stillwater, 3-1. 138: Bahr, West Salem/Bangor, def. Ramirez, Baraboo, 3-1. 145: Hannah, Viroqua, def. Cortez, South St. Paul, 5-4. 152: Sinda, Muskego, def. Worachek, Luxemburg-Casco, 1-0. 160: Schneider, Caledonia/Houston, def. Krein, Sparta, 3-1. 170: Schwanebeck-Ostermann, Marshfield, def. O’Reilly, Goodhue, 6-3. 182: Heyroth, Lodi, def. O’Reilly, Goodhue, 3-1. 195: Mitchell, Marshfield, def. Friedl, Royall, 4-4, ultimate tie-breaker. 220: Schoenherr, Stratford, def. Stewart, Lakeville South, 9-2. 285: Sommer, Athens, def. Jones, Dodgeville, 4-2, sudden victory.

Other area placement matches

106 — 11th place: Jennings, River Valley, def. Dilley, Riverdale, 2-1. 113 — Seventh: B. Statz, Waunakee, def. Klonecki, Hol, 5-3. 11th: Kjos, River Valley, pinned Blohowiak, Luxemburg-Casco, 2:25. 120 — 11th: Lehrke, D.C. Everest, def. Wipperfurth, River Valley, 7-6. 126 — Ninth: Gunderson, Baraboo, pinned Otterness, Goodhue, 2:14. 11th: Tijerina, Portage, def. Saint, Prairie du Chien, 7-4. 138 — Ninth: Judge, Bloomington, def. Nicolay, Lodi, 10-6. 160 — Fifth: Hanson, Medford, mdec. Phelan, Dodgeville, 12-3. Seventh: S. Statz, Waunakee, def. Williams, Holmen, 3-0. 170: Seventh: Leicht, Bloomington, pinned Kind, Monroe, 3:52. Ninth: Krein, Sparta, def. Barreau, Lodi, 7-2. 182 — Seventh: Rodgers-Valdez, South St. Paul, def. Foley, Monroe, 13-9. Ninth: Heber, Lewiston-Altura, def. Weber, Dodgeville, 6-1. 195 — Ninth: Huff, Middleton, def. Ronnfeldt, Prairie du Chien, 7-3. 11th: O’Reilly, Goodhue, def. Mahoney, River Valley, 4-2, sudden victory. 220 — Fifth: Ryan, Waunakee, pinned Wall, Prairie du Chien, 2:15. 11th: Olinger, Mount Horeb, pinned Wilmot, Riverdale, 3:29. 285 — Fifth: Hale, Lancaster, def. Olkowski, Waunakee, 1-0. Seventh: Mabin, Lodi, def. McCauley, Ithaca/Weston, 5-1. Ninth: Welsch, Monroe, def. Jackson, Kenyon-Wanamingo, 3-0.

Oshkosh on the Water

Sun Prairie senior Drew Scharenbrock (19-0) was the only area champion in the 64-team tournament, pinning Germantown’s Mason Wheeler in 3:03 in the final.

Reedsburg senior Mason McMillen (23-2) took third at 126, and Watertown senior Stephen Maule (18-1) was third at 195. The Goslings finished 10th in the team standings, won by Andrew of Tinley Park, Illinois.

Team scores: Tinley Park (Ill.) Andrew 312.5; Coleman 306; Slinger 218.5; Ashwaubenon 197.5; Neenah 197.5; Campbellsport 186; Bonduel 176; Wautoma/Wild Rose 170.5; Green Bay Preble 169.5; Watertown 168.5; Random Lake 167.5; Hortonville 166; Germantown 162; West Allis Hale 147.5; Antigo 146; Cedarburg 141; Oconto Falls 140; Edgar 139; Green Bay co-op 138; West De Pere 126; Princeton 125; Pittsville 124; Sun Prairie 119; Reedsburg 114.5; North Fond du Lac 108; Chilton/Hilbert 107; Wittenberg-Birnamwood 105.5; Ripon 103; Grafton 101.5; Oshkosh North 99; Mosinee 94; Wilmot 93; Hartford 91; Omro 89; Tomahawk 89; Wabeno/Laona 88.5; Amherst 82; West Bend West 82; Stevens Point 81.5; Chippewa Falls 77; Lomira 76; Wisconsin Lutheran 76; Valders 74.5; Mishicot 74; Fond du Lac 72; Kenosha Indian Trail 70.5; Manitowoc 68; Winneconne 64; Racine Park 62.5; Peshtigo 58; Monona Grove/McFarland 54.5; Sturgeon Bay 52; Laconia 46; Whitefish Bay 45.5; Belleville 32; Menasha 31; Waupaca 30.5; Deerfield 29; Southern Door 28; Madison East 27; Illiana Christian 25; Westfield 22; Elcho 11; Oshkosh Lourdes 7.

Championship matches

106: Minor, Ashwaubenon, def. Groshek, Stevens Point, 5-3. 113: Valdez, Andrew, def. Grzybowski, Coleman, 12-10, sudden victory. 120: Barnett, Hortonville, mdec. Gross, Coleman, 11-2. 126: Precin, Andrew, def. Coronado, Ashwaubenon, 9-3. 132: Riddle, Germantown, def. Gardner, Andrew, 7-5, sudden victory. 138: Ziebell, Slinger, def. Baldwin, Coleman, 7-1. 145: Scharenbrock, Sun Prairie, pinned Wheeler, Germantown, 3:03. 152: Holmes, Oshkosh North, def. Johnson, Whitefish Bay, 8-4. 160: Mocco, West Allis Hale, tfall Frisque, West De Pere, 20-5. 170: Vandenbush, Random Lake, def. Martin, Wautoma/Wild Rose, 5-3, sudden victory. 182: Raatz, Edgar, def. Henschel, Wautoma/Wild Rose, 1-0. 195: Yineman, Neenah, pinned Houts, Wabeno/Laona, 1:52. 220: Dietzen, Omro, def. Holderman, Amherst, 3-1, sudden victory. 285: Ausloos, Oconto Falls, pinned Villnow, Amherst, 1:53.

Third-place matches

106: Schiesl, Germantown, pinned Derenne, Green Bay Preble, 4:58. 113: Leisgang, Ashwaubenon, mdec. Parker, Slinger, 10-0. 120: Spuhler, Hartford, def. Wilkowski, Watertown, 10-7. 126: McMillen, Reedsburg, def. Stimac, Antigo, 4-3. 132: Ortegon, Fond du Lac, def. C. Fry, Reedsburg, 1-0. 138: Boerner, Cedarburg, def. Logan, Watertown, 5-0. 145: Hebbe, Princeton, def. Mountjoy, Slinger, 14-10. 152: Vandenbush, Random Lake, def. Grimm, Pittsville, 3-2. 160: Rapp, Grafton, mdec. McLain, Coleman, 13-2. 170: Migawa, Andrew, def. Lindsley, Campbellsport, 8-3. 182: Banker, Bonduel, def. Koelbl, Campbellsport, 4-3. 195: Maule, Watertown, pinned Hanke, Lomira, 2:44. 220: Maas, North Fond du Lac, pinned Aqel, Andrew, 2:32. 285: Hernandez, Green Bay Preble, def. Martinson, Coleman, injury default.

Other area placement matches

145 — Fifth place: Gunderson, Monona Grove/McFarland, def. Karban, Coleman, medical forfeit. 170 — 11th: Valach, Wilmot, def. B. Fry, Reedsburg, 4-2. 220 — Brewster, Watertown, def. Kools, Neenah, 7-2.

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Wisconsin State Journal prep sports editor Art Kabelowsky has traversed the state to cover sports while working for daily papers in Fort Atkinson, Racine, La Crosse, Milwaukee and Baraboo.