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Six Advance to Sectional Wrestling Tournament; Three Crowned Regional Champions
Regional WrestlingOn Saturday the Whippet Wrestling team traveled to East Troy to participate in the region wrestling tournament. This is phase one of the tournament series. There are both individual advancement as well team advancement at stake for the 7 teams participating in the tournament. Going in the coaches knew it was going to be a great race for the team title. Throughout the day it was very close between Wisconsin Lutheran and Whitewater. Unfortunately for the Whippets when the dust settled they found themselves just missing out on advancing to team sectionals coming in second place. Individuals qualifying for Whitewater included three champions: Cody Gamble, Jaden Salmieri, and Will Leibbrand. Coming in runner-up and also qualifying included: David Cushman, Amaru Casas, and Gehrig Monday. All six of these individuals will be competing on Saturday at the individual sectional, which will be taking place at Campbellsport High School. Individually the wrestlers wrestled the best that they could and did well. The Whippets had 7 individuals come in 3rd place which is one shy of being a sectional qualifier.
   
Author: John Schimming   E-Mail: jschimming@wwusd.org