Nine of the area's 14 state-qualifying wrestlers will get their first action Thursday night at the Kohl Center in Madison.
Ben Roman of Sturgeon Bay/Sevastopol, Isaac Jerabek, Blakelee Bastian, Hunter Joniaux, and Ryan Routhieaux of Luxemburg-Casco, and Max Severin, Logan Steinhorst, Ezra Ducat, and Mathew Boeder of Kewaunee will all wrestle Thursday night.
Kewaunee's Mitchell Thompson and Luxemburg-Casco's Easton Worachek, Caleb Delebreau, Max Ronsman, and Trace Schoenebeck get the benefit of being sectional champions and have the night off to watch their potential opponents for Friday. See below for those first-round matchups.
Division 2: Luxemburg-Casco
Isaac Jerabek (37-12) vs Lane Anderson, Amery (37-14)
Blakelee Bastian (36-8) vs Jake Shaver, Sheboygan Falls (33-12)
Hunter Joniaux (37-11) vs Connor Faust, Kiel (34-13)
Ryan Routhieaux (24-9) vs Mason Evans, Tomahawk (39-5)
Division 2: Sturgeon Bay/Sevastopol
Ben Roman (27-13) vs Josiah Nathaniel, Catholic Memorial (21-6)
Division 3: Kewaunee
Max Severin (41-12) vs Kaleb Sonnentag, Cadott (33-10)
Logan Steinhorst (43-7) vs Cole Klimek, Coleman (43-7)
Ezra Ducat (26-8) vs Michael Upson, Random Lake (38-15)
Mathew Boeder (22-11) vs Vanden Hoffman, Weyawauga-Fremont (36-8)