Cougars, Rockets hope to take advantage of Clash opportunity

When the Clash comes calling, you pick up the phone.

That’s the attitude of at least two area wrestling programs. Both Rochester John Marshall and Zumbrota-Mazeppa answered that call in the last month, stepping up on short notice to enter the Clash National Wrestling Duals field after other teams backed out.

For John Marshall, Clash XIV offers an uphill battle, but it’s a struggle the Rockets are embracing. Winning matches will be tough, much less winning duals. The Rockets, who come in with an 8-3 dual record, are focused on using the experience to improve. Continue reading at