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RESULTS: Local wrestlers at WIAA state championships

New Richmond's Derek Dowd is among the four area wrestlers competing at this weekend's WIAA state championship meet in Madison. (Photo by Dave Newman)

Four area wrestlers are competing at the WIAA state wrestling championships this weekend in Madison. Watch live streaming video of the action on the FOX Sports Prep Zone website.

This post will be updated throughout the weekend with results from the meet.


  • In the first round of the Division 1, 126-pound bracket, New Richmond senior Shane Blackman defeated Racine Case senior Taylor Choinski, 4-2.
  • In the quarterfinal round, Blackman defeated Bay Port senior Chase Farr, 9-5. 
  • In the semifinal round, Blackman was defeated by Kaukauna senior Kolton Jansen, 15-14.
  • In the consolation bracket, Blackman was defeated by Muskego senior Austin Quartullo, 6-5.
  • In the fifth-place match, Blackman was defeated by Milwaukee Riverside/Shorewood sophomore Justin Folley, 6-4.


  • In the first round of the Division 1, 138-pound bracket, New Richmond junior Derek Dowd was defeated by Sauk Prairie senior Austin Fjoser, 12-5.
  • In the consolation bracket, Dowd defeated Bay Port senior Chad Hietpas, 3-2.
  • In the consolation bracket, Dowd defeated Elkhorn Area sophomore Konnor Mohr, 5-0.
  • In the consolation bracket, Dowd was pinned by Stevens Point sophomore Fritz Schierl. 
  • In the fifth-place match, Dowd was defeated by Waterford junior Max Fisher, 5-3.


  • In the first round of the Division 2, 145-pound bracket, Somerset senior Bailey White was pinned by Chilton/Hilbert junior Austin Keuler and eliminated from the tournament.


  • Somerset junior Max Praschak had a first-round bye in the Division 2, 182-pound bracket. 
  • In the second round, Praschak pinned West Salam/Bangor senior Nick Bulsman.
  • In the semifinal round, Praschak was defeated by Two Rivers senior Bobby Geiger, 4-2.
  • In the consolation bracket, Praschak defeated Broadhead/Juda junior Gavin Baade, 9-6.
  • In the third-place match, Praschak defeated Wittenberg-Birnamwood sophomore August Peplinski, 2-1.
Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley worked at RiverTown Multimedia from July 2013 to June 2015 as editor at the New Richmond News. 
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