Mustang wrestling readies for a busy weekend

The Southwest Minnesota State University wrestling team will have a busy weekend as the Mustangs will return ­­­­to Moorhead, Minn. for a dual with the Concordia-Moorhead Cobbers on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. and then compete in the MSU Moorhead Dragon Open on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 9 a.m. The dual with Concordia will be SMSU’s first of the season as the Mustangs have only participated in tournaments thus far.

The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team continued action at the Concordia Cobber Open in Moorhead, Minn. on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Wrestlers were split into two divisions, the gold and maroon divisions. The gold division consisted of upperclass wrestlers, while the maroon division featured only freshman.

Justin Reinsma placed fifth, while Micah Larson and Andrew Larson both placed sixth in the gold division. The Mustangs had a strong showing from their freshman in the maroon division, as Cody Reed and Stephen Ellis placed second, while Cody Fritz and Giovani Alvarado placed fifth.