Barton eliminated in WIAA preliminary round
Westfield’s Austin Barton (HWT) was eliminated from the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) state tournament during the preliminary round held Feb. 26. Barton wrestled Jacob Borchardt from Tomahawk. At the end of the first period, Barton trailed Borchardt 2-1. In the second period Borchardt scored another takedown to make the score 4-1. At the end of the second period, Borchardt was able to put Barton on his back for the pin.