Bowen Rothbauer

Bowen Rothbauer of Bloomer/Colfax at 152 decisioned Bennett Bergmann of Saint Croix Falls 5-3 in overtime to finish first at the Heart O’ North conference wrestling tournament, Saturday, Feb. 8, in Cameron. Rothbauer, a sophomore, had a record of 34-3. Bergman, a junior, had a record of 22-8.

The Bloomer/Colfax wrestling team wrestled at the Heart O’ North Conference Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 8, in Cameron. Two Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers placed first, two placed third, one placed fourth and two placed fifth at the tournament.

Sawyer Best of Bloomer/Colfax at 132 beat Braden Trautt of Northwestern by a technical fall, 18-1, to place first. Best, a senior, had a record of 37-1. Trautt, a junior, had a record of 23-9.

Bowen Rothbauer of Bloomer/Colfax at 152 decisioned Bennett Bergmann of Saint Croix Falls 5-3 in overtime to finish first. Rothbauer, a sophomore, had a record of 34-3. Bergman, a junior, had a record of 22-8.

Luke Blanchard at 113 and Alex Poirier at 120 both finished third. Mitch Harmon, 160, placed fourth and Cal Lueck, 145, and Parker Readinger, 220, placed fifth.

Sawyer Best

Sawyer Best of Bloomer/Colfax at 132 beat Braden Trautt of Northwestern by a technical fall, 18-1, to place first at the Heart O’ North conference wrestling tournament, Saturday, Feb. 8, in Cameron. Best, a senior, had a record of 37-1. Trautt, a junior, had a record of 23-9.

As a team Bloomer/Colfax finished fourth with 141 team points.

HON Conference Tournament

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020

Cameron, Wis.

Team Scores

1 Saint Croix Falls 218.5

2 Northwestern 205.0

3 Ashland 145.0

4 Bloomer/Colfax 141.0

5 Cameron 125.5

6 Ladysmith 110.0

7 Superior 107.5

8 Cumberland 99.0

8 Spooner 99.0

10 Barron 89.0

11 Hayward 73.0

12 C-W/Prairie Farm 35.5

Individual Results

Bloomer/Colfax

106–Brison Tuschl (17-16) placed sixth and scored 11.0 team points.

113–Luke Blanchard (34-5) placed third and scored 15.0 team points. In the third place match Blanchard won by decision (6-2) over Wyatt Johnson (24-10) of Superior.

120–Alex Poirier (22-11) placed third and scored 14.0 team points. In the third place match Poirier won by decision (5-0) over Tucker Johnson (18-16 ) of Superior.

126–Isaac Lagesse (10-5) placed seventh and scored 4.0 team points.

132–Sawyer Best (39-1) placed first and scored 27.0 team points. In the first place match Best won by a technical fall (TF-1.5 5:41 (18-1)) over Braden Trautt (24-10) of Northwestern.

138–Ethan Rubenzer (21-19) placed seventh and scored 7.0 team points.

145–Cal Lueck (8-5) placed fifth and scored 17.0 team points.

In the fifth place match Lueck won by fall over Tim Bekzhanov (7-14 ) of Chetek-Weyerhauser-Prairie Farm (Fall 2:35).

152–Bowen Rothbauer (36-3) placed first and scored 25.0 team points. In the first place match Rothbauer won in sudden victory-1 in overtime over Bennett Bergmann (23-9) of Saint Croix Falls (SV-1 5-3).

160–Mitch Harmon (8-2) placed fourth and scored 12.0 team points.

170–Colin Bohl (7-11) placed eighth and scored 1.0 team points.

195–Sebastiano Brunetti (7-10) placed sixth and scored 3.0 team points.

220–Parker Readinger (7-25) placed fifth and scored 5.0 team points.