Janesville Craig got a boost from two seniors on Senior Night to take down Whitewater 45-36 in the Cougars’ final dual wrestling meet of the regular season.

Juan Armas and Joe Smith earned a decision and pin, respectively, to help the Cougars overcome an early 12-0 deficit.

Keeanu Benton improved to 34-1 with a forfeit win at 285. Nate Ellis improved to 35-6 at 132 with a pin, and Ethan Smith went to 14-6 with a pin at 138.

The Cougars compete in the Big Eight Conference tournament Saturday at Madison La Follette.


106—Tyler Gamble (WW) won by forfeit. 113—Trenten Zahn (W) pinned Joey Coulter, 1:37. 120—Juan Armas (JC) def. Cody Gamble, 11-10. 126—Joey Bellomo (JC) pinned Juan Cuellar, 1:53. 132—Nate Ellis (JC) pinned Jadin Salmieri, 1:04. 138—Ethan Smith (JC) pinned Tommy Cushman, 1:28. 152—Joe Smith (JC) pinned Robbie Roberto, 1:37. 160—Marshall Getchell (JC) pinned Robby Liberto, 4:45. 170—Aldo Soto (W) pinned Amante 1:34. 182—Jimmy DuVal (WW) pinned Mitchell Schumann , 1:39. 195—Tyler Sheffield (W) pinned Alexander Thompson, :59. 220—Carlos Martinez (W) won by injury default. 285—Keeanu Benton won by forfeit.

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