Tigers take down Wildcats
The Stratford High School wrestling team opened up its 2014-15 season with a big victory over rival Edgar on Thursday, 47-21, then went on to win the Schoenherr Duals on Saturday.
“That was a huge win,” Stratford head wrestling coach Joe Schwabe said. “It was a tough dual to start the season out with, but it kept us training hard to get ready.”
The action started out at 152 pounds and Edgar grabbed the lead early and hung onto it through the heavyweight match, but Stratford bounced back and won seven consecutive matches, from 106 to 145 pounds, to take the dominating win.
“The draw to start the night came at an area where Edgar is pretty solid,” Schwabe said.
Stratford grabbed 18 easy points with Edgar forfeits at 106, 120 and 138 pounds.
The Athens Bluejays wrestling team opened its 2014 season Saturday at the John Roberts Duals in Antigo where the Bluejays finished second overall behind champions Waupaca.
On Saturday in Antigo the Raiders placed ninth at the tournament hosted there.
To read the full write-up from this week’s wrestling action, pick up the Dec. 10, 2014, issue of The Record-Review or subscribe online at http://www.centralwinews.com/subscribe-rr-tp