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Frohling, Broncos End Regular-Season on High Note

RHS Wrestling Coach Wyatt Frohling with former playersThe Russell High School wrestling team gave their retiring head coach and seniors a win in their final dual on Thursday, Feb. 7 as they beat SE-Saline 42-26 in front of a large crowd at Amos Morris Gym in Russell.

Wyatt Frohling is retiring at the end of the school year after 12 years at RHS.

Six Russell seniors were recognized - Chris Gulick, Matt Langhofer, Andrew Ochampaugh, Nick Sells, Dylan Walker and Regis Weiss.

Here are the individual results for Russell...

113 - Matt Luder (Lost 16-11 Dec.)
120 - Blake Boxberger (Lost 8-6 Dec.)
132 - Chase Prester (Won 4-2 Dec.)
145 - Nick Sells (Won by Fall)
152 - Regis Weiss (Won by Fall)
160 - Dylan Walker (Won 5-1 Dec.)
170 - Dalton Brand (Won by Fall)
182 - Joey Oste (Lost by Fall)
195 - Matt Langhofer (Won by Fall)
220 - Andrew Ochampaugh (Won by Forfeit)
285 - Chris Gulick (Won by Forfeit)

With the win, Russell finishes with a 4-1 record in the NCAA and captures a share of the league title with Beloit and Minneapolis.

The Broncos now turn their focus to the Class 3-2-1A Regional in Norton, which will be held Feb. 15 and 16.

RHS Senior Andrew Ochampaugh RHS Senior Chris Gulick RHS Senior Dylan Walker RHS Senior Matt Langhofer RHS Senior Nick Sells RHS Senior Regis Weiss

(Pictures courtesy of Jenny Baldwin from Drakes Digital Dreams Photography)

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