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Three wrestlers named All-BRC

Wildcat senior Nathan Kinneman was named to the 2012-13 All-Big Rivers Conference Wrestling Second Team after posting a record of 17-11 this season. <i>Bob Burrows photos</i>1 / 2
Junior Sebastian Larson earned a spot on the 2012-13 All-Big Rivers Conference Wrestling Second Team after going 28-9 this season.2 / 2
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Three wrestlers named All-BRC
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Senior Nathan Kinneman and juniors Sebastian Larson and Zach Radkey-Pechacek have all been named to 2012-13 All-Big Rivers Conference wrestling teams.

Kinneman and Larson both earned spots on the second team while Radkey-Pechacek received honorable mention.

All three Wildcats advanced to the WIAA sectional tournament.

Kinneman finished his senior season with a record of 17-11 and a fourth place finish at 138 pounds at the Marshfield Sectional. He took third at the New Richmond Regional and had a fourth place finish at the prestigious Northern Badger Classic in December.

Larson won a regional title at 170 pounds and came up one spot short of qualifying for the WIAA State Tournament with a third place finish at the Marshfield Sectional. He took third at both the Northern Badger Classic and Big Rivers Conference/Dunn-St. Croix Challenge and finished the year with a record of 28-9.

Radkey-Pechacek went 26-13 this season, including a second place finish at the BRC/D-SC Challenge and a fourth place finish at the New Richmond Regional.

Hudson led the selections to the All-BRC team with 11 wrestlers named, including five to the first team. BRC champion Menomonie had nine wrestlers honored, with four receiving first team accolades.

The Wildcats finished 2-4 in BRC duals this season.

Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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