Stevens Point's Kolten Pope tries to escape from D.C. Everest's Jack Freix during the 120-pound finals during the Wisconsin Valley Conference tournament Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids. Pope won the match and is the Panthers' first Valley champ since 2009.
The Stevens Point Area Senior High wrestlers are on the right track.
With champion Kolten Pope and three other finalists, the Panthers are starting to make some noise in the central Wisconsin wrestling circles.
Pope edged D.C. Everest's Jack Freix 3-2 to win the 120-pound championship and lead SPASH to a third-place finish in the Wisconsin Valley Conference tournament on Saturday. ...