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Wauwatosa's wrestling team had a successful but brief week with a 45-17 win over the New Berlin co-op on Jan. 6 at New Berlin West in their only action.

'Overall, we wrestled pretty well,' coach Kent Morin said.

Winning by decisions were Jordan Boettcher at 160 over Joe Scaffidi, 7-4, and Colin Bertz at 132 over Peter Katris, 6-4.

'Getting us off to a nice start was Jordan Boettcher, who wrestled up a weight class for the team and beat Joe Scaffidi, a very good wrestler,' Morin said. 'Jordan just outworked him with some really quick footwork.'

Winning by pin were Lawrence Thomas at 195 over Zach Leverenz (1:26), Andrew Radtke at 106 over Rob Snyder (3:50), Cole Acker at 126 over Devin Pawlowski (1:06) and Zach Miller at 145 over Nate Clark (5:03).

Morin highlighted Radtke's comeback ability.

'Radtke came back from a 2-0 deficit to earn his pin in the second period,' he said. 'Andrew just never stops working in any match. As a result, he has pulled out about six or seven matches where he has been trailing.'

Acker was also successful coming off an injury.

'It was nice to have Cole Acker back in the lineup after his injury that sidelined him last week,' Morin said.

Winning by major decision was Griffin Granberry at 113 over Jacob Reyes, 15-4. Justin Folley at 138 won a technical fall over Mike Baumann (28-12, 0:00), and Lorry Venturi won by forfeit at 285.

Morin also said many of his wrestlers who were not victorious still wrestled well.

'Adrian Coppage at 120 won the wrestle-off this week to claim the varsity spot,' he said. 'He wrestled a really strong match before falling, 5-4. I really liked his attitude and aggressive approach. If he keeps bringing that level of commitment, he is going to get some nice results down the road.

'I was also really happy with our guys that lost in that none of them got pinned. Darnell Granberry and Brandon Axelson were just outmatched by some really good wrestlers, but they never stopped wrestling and were able to save us key team points.'

Up next

Tosa wrestled Whitnall/Greendale on Jan. 13. Next they are at the New London Invitational at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, and then host South Milwaukee at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20.