Five Tri-County wrestlers placed in the top two at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Assoication Division 3 Regionals on Saturday, Feb. 11, in Manawa. Pictured are (back row): second place finishers, Dartanian Labajo, 126 lbs., Brandon Peckham, 152 lbs., and Eric Buechner, 145 lbs.; (front row): first place finishers, Ryan Applebee, 132 lbs., and Tyler Kramer, 138 lbs.

Five Penguins advance to WIAA Division 3 Sectional

Applebee and Kramer named regional champions

Seven Tri-County wrestlers traveled to Manawa on Saturday, Feb. 11, for the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 3 Regional wrestling tournament.

Of the seven wrestlers competing, five placed in the top two and will advance to the sectional tournament in Shawano on Saturday, Feb. 18, including regional champions, Ryan Applebee, 132 lbs., and Tyler Kramer, 138 lbs., and second place finishers, Dartanian Labajo, 126 lbs., Brandon Peckham, 152 lbs., and Eric Buechner, 145 lbs.

Teams included in the regional meet at Manawa were: Almond-Bancroft/Pa-celli (ABP), Amherst (AMH), Manawa (MAN), Rosholt (ROS), Weyauwega-Fremont (WF) and Wittenberg-Birnamwood (WB).

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