De Pere High School junior Tyler Van Lannen, bottom, tries to escape a hold by Pulaski's Max Mijal in their matchup in the semifinals of the 145-pound weight class during the WIAA Division 1 wrestling regional at Green Bay Preble High School on Saturday, Feb. 9. Van Lannen lost the match 7-2 and finished fifth.
De Pere High School's varsity wrestling team will have a big contingent competing on the home mats when the Redbirds host the WIAA Division 1 individual sectional on Saturday.
De Pere advanced six wrestlers from the regional at Green Bay Preble last Saturday, led by champions Kyle Irmick and Isaiah Hayes.
West De Pere has two sectional qualifiers. ...