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.
CRAIG 45, WHITEWATER 36
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.