New Richmond wrestlers advance eight to D1 sectional; Central sends seven, Somerset two in D2
New Richmond's wrestlers had an excellent day at the WIAA Division 1 regional tournament on Saturday at Chippewa Falls.
The Tigers advanced eight wrestlers on to next Saturday's sectional tournament at Wausau West.
Two Tigers earned sectional championships. Shane Blackman shifted down to 126 pounds for the tournament series and won the regional title. Junior Derek Dowd needed an ultimate overtime match to win the title at 138 pounds.