Merrill wrestlers compete at state tournaments
On May 6 and 7, the Greco and Freestyle state wrestling tournaments were held at the Chula Vista Sports Dome in Wisconsin Dells. The Merrill wrestlers trained at Northern Exposure to prepare for the wrestling. Seven Merrill wrestlers competed at the tournament. All of them competed well and their commitment furthers their ability to get better at wrestling.
Pictured, front row left to right: Wyatt Bathke (School boy 165 lb division, 5th place FS and 4th place GR), Brett Suchocki (Intermediate 84 lb division, 6th place GR) and Allison Hunter (Girl’s 6-8 grade 72 lb division, 1st place); back row, Tanner Depies (Cadet 120 lb division, competed in FS and GR), Ryder Depies (School boy 149 lb division, 6th place GR), Walker Bathke (Cadet 195 lb division, 4th place FS and GR) and Jake Spoehr (Junior 182 lb division, competed in FS and GR).