Parker wrestlers take third in Elk Invitational; Elkhorn, Clinton finish 1-2
Austin Gonzalez and Brennan Casey-Schmidt helped Janesville Parker’s wrestling team finish third in the Elk Invitational here Saturday at Elkhorn High School.
Elkhorn won the eight-team tournament with 204 points, while Clinton (179.5) edged Parker (179) for second by a half-point.
Gonzalez, a freshman, improved to 28-4 on the season by pinning both his opponents en route to the 103-pound title.
Casey-Schmidt, a junior, is 28-3 after winning the 119-pound bracket.
Clinton’s Daniel Banh improved to 25-0, thanks to a 16-8 win over Parker’s Adam Cavey in the title match at 112. The Cougars also got championships from Brandon Wixom at 125 and Salvador Carranza at 135.
Kyle Mountford, Tyler French and Rory Johnson won titles for Elkhorn, and Brodhead/Juda’s Hunter Colden was a champion at 145.
At Elkhorn High School
Elkhorn 204, Clinton 179.5, Janesville Parker 179, Franklin 165, Brodhead/Juda 133, Brookfield Central 132.5, Beloit Memorial 112.5, Milwaukee King 48.
103—Title: Austin Gonzalez (JP) pinned D.J. Madison (BM), :41; Third: Jason Attebury (Fr) pinned Martine Castillo (Cl), 3:26.
112—Title: Daniel Banh (Cl) major dec. over Adam Cavey (JP), 16-8; Third: Roman Stiff (Fr) dec. Robert Dall (Elk), 6-2.
119—Title: Brennan Casey-Schmidt (JP) major dec. over Nate McConnell (Cl), 11-2; Third: Nate Metz (BM) dec. John Kramschuster (Fr), 5-2.
125—Title: Brandon Wixom (Cl) dec. Evan Cavey (JP), 8-2; Third: Mitchel Wiesenberg (B/J) dec. Devin Kinney (Elk), 5-3.
130—Title: Kyle Mountford (Elk) dec. Cory Clapper (Fr), 7-0; Third: Brandon Zeilinger (JP) dec. Cale Zettle (B/J), 6-2.
135—Title: Salvador Carranza (Cl) dec. Taylor French (Elk), 18-11; Third: Travis Rucinski (JP) dec. Kurt Roffson, 5-4.
140—Title: Lee Smith (Fr) dec. Josh Lindaas (JP), 2-1; Third: Mac Wagner (Elk) pinned Kramer Lewis (B/J), 4:18.
145—Title: Hunter Colden (B/J) dec. Tommy Bucholtz (BC), 6-3; Third: Brandl Dane (Cl) dec. Josh Swedlund (BM), 7-4.
152—Title: Jose De La Barrera (BM) dec. Tyler Veling (BC), 7-1; Third: Jake Stilling (Elk) dec. Devon Seitz (B/J), 17-11.
160—Title: Tyler French (Elk) dec. Adam Langowski (Fr), 8-2; Third: Trevor Russell (Cl) pinned Milton Childs (MK), 1:30.
171—Title: Nic Veling (BC) dec. KC Verhoeven (Elk), 17-13; Third: Tanner Bell (Cl) pinned Justin Day (BM), 3:11.
189—Title: Rory Johnson (Elk) dec. Brandon Miller (BC), 6-4; Third: JT Turnbough (Fr) dec. Yoiser Mauleon (JP), 19-6.
215—Title: Alex Polizzi (BM) pinned Cody Spooner (B/J), 1:21; Third: Donte Blackburn (Elk) pinned Donnell Hippoltye (MK), 3:17.
285—Title: Bryce Gilbert (BC) pinned Dylan Severson (B/J), 1:50; Third: Connor Selvey (Elk) pinned Cody Colson (JP), 2:35.