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Wisconsin Wrestling Online releases updated rankings for January 29

01/30/2020, 11:30am CST
By Nate Woelfel

Wisconsin Wrestling Online released its latest rankings Wednesday. Get a look at notable movements from both a team and individual perspective. 

The Teams

Team rankings: https://www.wiwrestling.com/team-rankings/ 

Division 1

Mukwonago remains atop the D1 team rankings after topping No. 2 Stoughton 48-25 at the Zelinski Duals last Saturday in Greendale. The rest of the top-8 held steady. 

Holmen jumped from 11th to ninth. Kimberly slipped a spot to 10th. Slinger moved to No. 11. The Owls were an honorable mention pick a week ago. Ashwaubenon dropped two places to No. 12, while River Falls fell from No. 12 to honorable mention. 

Division 2

Wrightstown once again asserted its dominance over D2 with a 40-23 win over then-No. 2 Luxemburg-Casco last week. 

It’s the second time the Tigers have topped a team that was ranked second in the state at the time they met. Wrightstown topped former No. 2 Denmark 54-12 a few weeks ago. Prairie du Chien is now up to No. 2, while GET/Melrose-Mindoro is up a spot to No. 3. Lux-Casco falls to No. 4, while Ellsworth is up a spot to fifth. 

Tomahawk and Wittenberg-Birnamwood are each up a place to sixth and seventh, respectively. Evansville/Albany surged from honorable mention to eighth. Chilton/Hilbert is up a spot to No. 9, while Freedom rocketed from not ranked to No. 10. The Irish topped then-No. 5 Denmark 38-32 last week. The Vikings dropped from fifth to 11th in this week’s rankings. Lodi dropped three spots to No. 12. Amery and Medford both slipped to honorable mention. 

Division 3

Coleman continues to lead the charge in D3 as the top-3 remains steady. Cadott is up one place the fourth, while Saint Croix Falls is down a position to fifth. Iowa-Grant/Highland went from not ranked to ninth this week. Kenosha Christian Life is down a spot to No. 10. Aquinas is up to No. 11 from an honorable mention spot. Bonduel dipped from 10th to 12th. Boyceville and Reedsville each fell into honorable mention positions. 

New No. 1s

Five wrestlers earned fresh No. 1 designations this week, one in Division 1, three in D2 and one in D3. 

In D1, Connor Thorpe of Brookfield East is the new No. 1 at 145 pounds. He was second in last week’s rankings. 

Braeden Scoles of Kewaskum (145), Jake Rau of Medford (220), and Logan Peterson of Ellsworth (285) are the new top dogs in D2. Scoles and Peterson were ranked second a week ago, while Rau was third at his weight. 

Cameron’s Tanner Gerber is the new No. 1 in D3 at 113. He was second at 120 a week ago. 

Movers and Shakers

Individual rankings: https://www.wiwrestling.com/division-1-wi-wrestling-rankings/

Division 1

Weight

Name

School

Year

New Rank

Previous Rank

106

Ben Kaus

Menomonee Falls

Soph.

10

NR

113

Oscar Wilkowski

Watertown

Fr.

8

HM (120)

132

Karson Otis

Kimberly

Fr.

10

HM

138

Vito Massa

River Falls

Soph.

9

HM

145

Nate Stokhaug

Mukwonago

Sr.

3

10

152

Cody Welker

Burlington

Sr. 

9

NR

160

Trey King

Kimberly

Jr.

10

NR

170

Marques Fritsch

Tomah

Sr.

5

NR

182

Maximus Berrios

Mukwonago

Sr.

8

12

Division 2

Weight

Name

School

Year

New Rank

Previous Rank

126

Evan Wolfe

West Salem/Bangor

Soph.

6

10

132

Matt Rogge

Prairie du Chien

Jr.

6

HM (138)

160

Aidan Stary

Oconto Falls

Jr.

9

NR

182

Collin Roberts

Evansville/Albany

Jr.

8

NR

285

Bodie Minder

Monroe

Sr.

2

6

Division 3

Weight

Name

School

Year

New Rank

Previous Rank

126

Griffin Slezewski

Southern Door

Jr.

8

HM (132)

 

 

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