Sparta edged out Lancaster by the closest of margins Saturday to win the Lancaster Invite. Sparta's 194 points barely edged out the host Lancaster's 193. Cuba City and Riverdale tied for third with 144 points apiece.
Matt Tourdot (189) and Jordan Stanek (152) both won their finals in decisive fashion. Tourdot took down Boscobel's Eric Weigel (13-4) by a score of 6-1. At 152 pounds, Stanek shut out Riverdale's Jared Hunt (18-6) by a score of 9-0.
Derek McDonald, Brandon Brueggen, Kevin Schmitz and Aaron Freeman all brought home second place medals while Bryce Nowaczyk (5th), Adam Weidel (3rd), Toby Mosley (4th), Jesse Amundson (3rd), Tom Tourdot (4th) and Morgan Leis (3rd) also placed for the Spartans.
Full results are below…
103 – Bryce Nowaczyk, 2-2 with two pins, 5th Place
112 – Adam Weidel, 3-1 with two pins, 3rd Place
119 – Derek McDonald, 2-1 with two pins, 2nd Place
125 – Toby Mosley, 2-2, 4th Place
130 – Jesse Amundson, 3-1, 3rd Place
135 – Tom Tourdot, 2-2 with a pin, 4th Place
140 – Kenny Denton, 0-2, Did Not Place
145 – Morgan Leis, 2-2, 3rd Place
152 – Jordan Stanek, 3-0 with a pin and major decision, 1st Place
160 – Nick Anderson, 1-2, Did Not Place
171 – Brandon Brueggen, 2-1, 2nd Place
189 – Matt Tourdot, 3-0 with two pins, 1st Place
215 – Kevin Schmitz, 2-1 with two pins, 2nd Place
285 – Aaron Freeman, 2-1, 2nd Place
Team Scores: Sparta 194, Lancaster 193, Cuba City 144, Riverdale 144, River Ridge/Cassville 135, Boscobel 114, Dubuque Walhert 90.5, Fennimore 87, Madison West 56, Edgerton 41
The invite crown is the Spartans' first this year and they overcame host Lancaster who they defeated at the Reedsburg Dual Invite earlier this year by a score of 38-28.
The Spartans are off this week and don't wrestle again until Saturday where they will head to Freedom for the Freedom Tournament. As always, be sure to check here for results. Also, check back here tomorrow for midseason records of all those who have wrestled at Lancaster.