Kaukauna High School sectional wrestlers.
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UPDATE — Kaukauna’s Jager Eisch and Grayson Clark are now state wrestling champions.

Clark defeated Hayden Halter of Waterford for a state title at 126.

Eisch defeated Nicolar Rivera of Stoughton at 132.


KAUKAUNA — One of the marquee matchups in the Division 1 WIAA individual wrestling tournament is set.

Kaukauna’s Jager Eisch, who will wrestle next year at the University of Minnesota, will go for another state championship at a new weight when he faces Nicolar Rivera of Stoughton in the 132 championship.

Rivera  is attempting to win his third straight championship. He has yet to lose a match in his prep career with a 118-0 mark, but he’ll need to contend with another state champion in Eisch.

Eisch won the championship at 126 a year ago and moves up a weight possessing a 14-0 record this season.

At 126, Kaukauna’s Grayson Clark will face Hayden Halter of Waterford for a state title.

In third-place matches:

At 170, Griffin Bekish faces Noah Mulvaney of Arrowhead.

At 182, Trevor Stuyvenberg faces Michael Alexander of De Pere.

In fifth place matches:

At 138, Logan Stumpf faces Gabe Pugh of Marshfield.

At 152, Titus Hammen faces Ryan Dolezal of Marshfield.

At 220, Alex Ashauer faces Noah Nieberle of New Berlin West.

Championships, Third-Place & Fifth-Place matches begin at 5 p.m. Saturday at Kaukauna High School.

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.