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Cadott wrestling invitational 1-6-18

Cornell/Gilman's Zach Person fights for a pin at the Cadott invite on Jan. 6 in Cadott.

LADYSMITH — Cornell/Gilman wrestlers Sam Pickerign and Zach Person each won championships in their respective weight classes at the Ladysmith invitational on Saturday.

Pickerign was victorious at 126 pounds while Person won the 152-pound bracket to claim a pair of titles for the Wolfpack. Pickerign won all four of his matches, with pinfall, technical fall and decision victories guiding him to the finals where he defeated Reedsville's Landon Kasper by a 5-3 decision.

Person advanced to the finals at 152 pounds with a pinfall win and major decision triumph before a 7-0 decision win over Cumberland's Isaiah Skidmore clinched the championship.

Spencer Kraus took fourth at 145 pounds as well for the Wolfpack, who took ninth as a team with 213.5 points.

Bloomer/Colfax's Thomas Anderson took second place at 170 pounds to lead his team. Anderson won his first three matches by pinfall to advance to the finals where he was defeated by major decision by Rice Lake's Callub Paulson. Sawyer Best (120) and Mitchel Harmon (138) were each third while Ike Kramschuster took fourth (126) for Bloomer/Colfax as they were 11th as a team (185).

Athens (429) edged Barron (424.5) for the team championship.

Thorp's Webster fifth at Trucker invite

At Clintonville, Thorp's Quade Webster took fifth place at 145 pounds to lead the Cardinals at the Trucker Invitational.

Webster went 3-2 on the day, capping it with a major decision win against Mayville's Justin Schlender for fifth.

Thorp took 12th as a team with 18 points and Kewanuee won the team title with 270 points.

Girls Basketball

McDonell 64, Grantsburg 33

At McDonell, the Macks won their seventh game in a row with a sizable victory over the Pirates.

Abby Wampler led the scoring for McDonell (11-2) with 18 points while Abby Opsal added 11 points, McKenzie Dachel scored 10 points and Megan Baier chipped in with seven points.

Olivia Ohnstad scored 10 for Grantsburg (5-6).

The Macks jumped out to a 36-15 lead at the break.

"They played really good, it was good to get all the girls in the game," McDonell coach Don Cooper said. "They played well, they've been practicing well. Hopefully we keep this on a nice run."

McDonell plays at Thorp on Thursday.

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