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Medford's Eric Rehbein fends off a shot by Spencer-Columbus wrestler Leonardo Rodriguez during their 126-pound championship match at Saturday's WIAA Division 2 regional tournament in Black River Falls. Rehbein won 2-1 in overtime to advance to next week's sectional. Photo by Dean Lesar/Tribune Record GleanerMedford's Eli Mahner takes care of Abbotsford-Colby's Jose Rodriguez with a pin at 3:59 during their 120-pound third-place match Saturday at the regional meet. Photo by Dean Lesar/Tribune Record GleanerMedford's 200-yard medley relay team of Aaron Connelly, Joey Kraemer, Tahtankka Damm and Abe Miller made the podium with an eighth-place finish during Saturday's sectional meet at UW-Stevens Point. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star NewsTyler Kapitz was one of several Raiders to set a season-best time in the 100-yard freestyle Saturday. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star NewsWith her teammates watching below, Medford's Maddy Wanke swings through her uneven bars routine during Friday's GNC win at Rhinelander. Photo by Bob Mainhardt/Northwoods River NewsMedford's Megan Wanke excels during Friday's floor exercise competition in Rhinelander. Photo by Bob Mainhardt/Northwoods River NewsRib Lake's Steven Petkau is grabbed by Newman Catholic's Ben Bates, who gets called for an intentional foul on this second-half layup attempt. Rib Lake used a second-half offensive explosion to run away from Newman 85-58. Photo by David King/The Star NewsMedford's Sierra Hanson loses this battle for a loose ball to Rhinelander's Hannah Worachek (l.) during the first half of Friday's 61-45 loss to the soon-to-be GNC champions. Hodag Rebecca Lawrence is in on the play as well. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star NewsRib Lake's Makenna Annala, Madison Winter and Savana Radtke all watch the ball for a potential rebound off a shot by Newman  Catholic's Julia Seidel during the first half of Friday's 63-17 loss to the visiting Cardinals. Photo by David King/The Star News
Medford wins Div. 2 regional wrestling title

1. Medford, 245
2. Stanley-Boyd/Owen-Withee, 200
3. Spencer-Columbus Catholic, 163
4. Abbotsford-Colby, 157
5. Neillsville-Greenwood-Loyal, 156
6. Black River Falls-Lincoln, 58
Medford’s regional champions: Eric Rehbein (126), Dane Higgins (132), Andy Poetzl (138), Zeke Sigmund (145), Emett Grunwald (152) and Jake Rau (285).
Regional runners-up and sectional qualifiers: Clay Bowe (170) and Hayden Johnson (182).
Medford wins first regional title since 2005 and qualifies for Div. 2 Osceola team sectional scheduled for Tuesday night, weather permitting.

Team sectional semifinals, 6 p.m.
Medford vs. #1 Ellsworth
Osceola vs. Spooner-Webster
Championship dual at 8 p.m.

Individual sectional at Neillsville-Greenwood-Loyal, Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 a.m.

1. Boyceville, 234.5
2. Cadott, 227
3. Spring Valley-Elmwood, 133
4. Clear Lake, 102
4. Glenwood City, 102
6. Cornell-Gilman 75
Cornell-Gilman’s Sam Pickerign wins 132-pound championship and Spencer Kraus is the 160-pound runner-up. They advance to Div. 3 individual sectional at Independence-Gilmanton, Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m.

1. Rhinelander, 377
2. Lakeland, 263
3. Menomonie, 242
4. River Falls, 231
5. Rice Lake, 210
6. Tomahawk, 183
7. Wausau East, 182
8. Shawano, 167
9. Medford, 100
10. Antigo, 74
Eighth-place podium finish for Medford’s 200-yard medley relay team of Joey Kramer, Aaron Connelly, Abe Miller and Tahtankka Damm.

Ashland Invitational Saturday
1. Ashland, 130.95
2. Grantsburg, 127.725
3. Medford, 124.725
4. Antigo, 121.125
5. Rhinelander, 119.275
6. Superior, 113.825
7. Chequamegon, 90.875
8. Lakeland, 72.725

GNC dual meet Friday
Medford 121.575, Rhinelander 116.825
Next: Medford at Lakeland, Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. (weather permitting)

Medford 52, Lakeland 47
Next: Medford at Antigo, Monday at 7:15 p.m.

Rib Lake 85, Newman Catholic 58
Next: Rib Lake at Prentice, Monday at 7:15 p.m.

Gilman 64, Cornell 43
Next: Columbus Catholic at Gilman, Monday at 5:45 p.m.

Rhinelander 61, Medford 45
Next: Mosinee at Medford, Monday at 7:15 p.m.

Gilman 71, Cornell 37
Next: Greenwood at Gilman, Monday at 7:15 p.m.

Newman Catholic 63, Rib Lake 17
Next: Rib Lake at Athens, Tuesday at 7:15 p.m. (weather permitting)

Girls basketball regional first-round pairings (for games Feb. 19)
Div. 2: #9 Fox Valley Lutheran at #8 Medford
Div. 5: #11 Greenwood at #6 Gilman and #14 Rib Lake at #3 Owen-Withee

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