By Tim Kowols
The Luxemburg-Casco Spartans will have their chance at capturing their 12th state title after defeating the Lomira Lions 36-24 in their semi-final match.
After the Lions’ Tyler Garriety opened up scoring with a pin in 2:34 over the Lucas Joniaux, the Spartans rattled off six straight wins including a pin by Colton Worachek and a technical fall by Nathan Ronsman. Lomira would win four of the final seven weight classes, but Jacob Zellner, Dalton Smerchek, Phil Rasmussen were able to score decisions to keep the Luxemburg-Casco’s state title hopes alive.
The Spartans will now face Ellsworth in the state final, which won their semi-final match against Lodi 54-15. Tim Kowols and coaching legend Bob Berceau will have the action beginning at 2:30 p.m. with the pre-match show and the first whistle at 3. You can follow the action on 96.7 WBDK, worldwide streaming at DoorCountyDailyNews.com, and on Facebook Live by liking DoorCountyDailyNews.com on Facebook.
Match #1 Semifinal: Luxemburg-Casco defeated Lomira 36-24
106 – Tyler Garriety (Lomira) over Lucas Joniaux (Luxemburg-Casco) Fall 2:34
113 – Bryce Bosman (Luxemburg-Casco) over Alex Gundrum (Lomira) Fall 2:36
120 – Reece Worachek (Luxemburg-Casco) over Noah Danner (Lomira) Dec 7-2
126 – Nathan Ronsman (Luxemburg-Casco) over Jon Stucke (Lomira) TF 15-0
132 – Colton Worachek (Luxemburg-Casco) over Costa Calarco (Lomira) Fall 1:03
138 – Cameron Lemmens (Luxemburg-Casco) over Ryan Riedel (Lomira) Dec 8-4
145 – Garrett Jeanquart (Luxemburg-Casco) over Colin Saegert (Lomira) Dec 7-3
152 – Chase Parr (Lomira) over Devan Vandenbush (Luxemburg-Casco) Dec 7-4
160 – Jacob Zellner (Luxemburg-Casco) over Nate Thomas (Lomira) Dec 6-5
170 – Dalton Smerchek (Luxemburg-Casco) over Matt Hanke (Lomira) Maj 10-2
182 – Sage Pastorius (Lomira) over Austin Leroy (Luxemburg-Casco) Fall 1:00
195 – Collin Feucht (Lomira) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
220 – Allan Klink (Lomira) over Nate Lloyd (Luxemburg-Casco) Dec 6-4
285 – Phil Rasmussen (Luxemburg-Casco) over Adam Kinyon (Lomira) Dec 9-4