Packer wrestlers advance one to Section 1AAA semifinals

Published 6:24 pm Friday, February 22, 2019

The Austin wrestling team wasn’t able to win any quarterfinal matches, but the Packers do have one wrestler who hasn’t lost yet after the first day of Section 1AAA Individual Tournament in Mayo Civic Center Friday.

With just five wrestlers in the 285-pound weight class, Austin’s Adam Vlasaty advanced to the semifinals with a pair of bye.

There are several Packers who remain alive through the wrestlebacks.

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126: Riley Stoltz (F) pinned Sam Oehlfke (A) (3:58); Oehlfke pinned Chris Zetah (RC) (4:56)

132: Connor Higgins (JM) 9-2 dec. over Thomas Fritz (A); Fritz pinned Alex Hoy (F) (5:21)

138: Landen Johnson (O) pinned Lathan Wilson (A) (1:04); Tyler Bertschinger (JM) pinned Wilson (1:25)

145: Garett Pavelko (RC) pinned Brenan Winkels (A) (1:18); Bryce Nolen (F) pinned Winkels (1:39)

160: William Krueger (M) pinned Josh Belden (A) (2:28); Belden won by forfeit over Justin Higgins (JM)

170: Luke Weierke (FARM) pinned Denni Heimer (A) (:13); Casey Neumann (RC) pinned Heimer (1:47)

182: Parker Venz (FARM) pinned Angel Aguilera Lemus (A) (:23); Aguilera Leumus (A) pinned Ronaldo De Jesus (JM) (3:01) Sam Allen (M) pinned Aguilera Leums (3:01)

195: Jack Holman (N) pinned Jordan Derry (A) (5:24)