Wrestling team works hard to succeed


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Senior Chase Kurczek wrestles his opponent from Adams Friendship on Dec. 2 at home. Kurczek ended with a win.

Elyse Osterberg, Reporter

The wrestling team had their most recent meet on Dec. 16 at Kewaskum High School. The team looks a lot different than before. There are four new freshmen that have joined the wrestling team for the new season and only two seniors. 

We are super low on numbers, so dual meets could be a struggle because we will be forfeiting a number of weights,” Head Wrestling Coach Scott Wagner said. 

Although the number of wrestlers are low, the team still strives to do their best and work hard at meets and at practice. 

“This year I’ve really enjoyed the work the guys have been putting in. We are young, but I can see the improvement everyday in these kids,” Wagner said. 

With a young team and not a lot of seniors this year, the seniors have had to step up to be leaders for the rest of the team. Senior Chase Kurczek has been a leader for the team. 

“Chase has been a really good help to us (the freshmen) at practice and at meets,” freshman Donavin Lemke said.

Practices are looking good for the team, and the wrestlers say they are excited for the upcoming meets. 

“My favorite thing about wrestling is participating in meets, especially when our team does well,” senior Chase Kurczek said. 

       For coaches it is always exciting watching the meets and seeing the team succeed. 

“I’m super excited about the kids we have in the wrestling room. They are all working very hard. Even with the small number of kids we have out, I think we can get kids to the state tournament,” Wagner said.