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Russell's Baldwin, Schoenberger Capture NCAA Titles

RHS Wrestling LogoThe Russell High School wrestling team closed out the regular-season at the North Central Activities Association League Meet in Minneapolis on Thursday, Feb. 7.

The Broncos finished fifth as a team with 82.5 points. Beloit won the team title with 177.5 points. Minneapolis was second with 124.5 points.

Russell had two individual champions and two finish runner-up in their individual weight classes. Stephan Baldwin went 3-0 and took the 113 pound title. Chandler Schoenberger went 4-0 and won the 126 pound division. Jacob Windholz went 3-1 and placed second at 132 pounds. Caden Pfeifer went 4-1 and finished second at 152 pounds. Also for the Broncos, Jesse Whitmer went 1-2 at 160 pounds and Christian Soliz went 1-4 at 195 pounds.

Russell now turns its sights to the Class 4A Regional hosted by Smoky Valley in Lindsborg on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16. KRSL Russell Radio will have reports from the regional each day.

RHS Wrestler Stephan Baldwin 2-7-19  RHS Wrestler Chandler Schoenberger 2-7-19  RHS Wrestler Caden Pfeifer 2-7-19  RHS Wrestler Jacob Windholz 2-7-19

(Photos courtesy of Mark Baldwin)

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