Pairings released for WIAA wrestling sectional Prescott match-ups

The Prescott High School wrestling team qualified four wrestlers from Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 Baldwin-Woodville Regional meet to next Saturday’s individual sectional meet in Neillsville.

The first round pairings for this meet were released Sunday morning. Here they are:

  • 113 pounds – Prescott’s Ryan Pederson, 11 (19-15) vs. Sasha Nitz (19-8), 9, Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee
  • 195 pounds – Prescott’s Ethan Luksich, 12 (22-13) vs. Brennan Corbine (36-4) 12,  Ashland
  • 220 pounds – Prescott’s Joe Schulte, 11 (25-3) vs. Gabe Lowney (25-11) 12, Osceola
  • 285 pounds – Prescott’s Shawn Thomason 10 (28-13) vs. Logan Zschernitz (40-0) 12, Spencer/Marshfield Columbus

The top three wrestlers in each weight class advance to the state meet Feb. 21-23 at the Kohl Center in Madison.  Wrestlers who win their first two matches on the championship side of the bracket qualify for state. Wrestlers on the consolation side of the bracket have to win two matches in a row to qualify for state.

Wrestling begins at 10:30 a.m. at Neillsville High School