By Robert Whitmire
The Panther grapplers lost to Lincoln 33-31 in a battle of Wisconsin Valley Conference heavyweights at the SPASH Fieldhouse Thursday night.
Despite the loss, SPASH senior and Ohio State University recruit Fritz Schierl took a 15-5 decision over Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln opponent Dylan Hall at 160 pounds.
SPASH sits at 2-2 in the Valley Conference while Lincoln improves its record to 5-0.
The Panthers host the SPASH Duals Saturday, Jan. 16 at the SPASH Fieldhouse starting at 9:00, then hit the road for a 6 PM match Thursday, Jan. 21 at Merrill High School.