Flandrick a finalist at state wrestling tourney
MADISON - The Division 2, 160-pound final at the WIAA State Wrestling Tournament will be an all Middle Border Conference affair as Somerset's Gabe Flandrick will square off against Ellsworth's Gabe Frandsen. Flandrick was an overtime winner in the semifinals Friday night at the Kohl Center.
Flandrick scored a takedown in the overtime period to hand Marinette senior Jaden Bovin just his second loss (41-2) of the season.
However, the win came at a price as Flandrick injured shoulder making the takedown attempt. He found himself attend to by trainers after the match in the staging area.
Saturday's final sets up an exciting rematch beteween the MBC wrestlers. Flandrick beat Frandsen 9-6 in the finals of the conference tournament. The finals begin at 6 p.m. Saturday.