RCTC Yellowjackets Take Three Titles at Harper Open

This past weekend the RCTC Yellowjackets competed at the Harper Open in Palatine, IL. The trip proved well worth the drive as the Yellowjackets placed nine wrestlers while crowning a trio of champions.

Leading the team were Zach Scott (Holdingford, MN), Brett Bradford (Byron, MN) and Mason Hawkins (Farmington, MN).

At 149 Zach Scott started the day with a fall in 43 seconds over Amir Hooks who was wrestling unattached. In the semifinals Scott won by a 19-12 decision over Anthony Vizcaino of Northland CC. In the finals Zach beat #6 NJCAA ranked Christian Kanzler of Lincoln 6-3.

At 157 Brett Bradford put together four falls to pin his way through the tournament. The first fall was over Mario Rihani in 1:37 of Triton. In the quarterfinals Bradford picked up another fall in 4:15 over Max Fisher of Northern Illinois University. In the semifinals Brett pinned Marcello Macellaio of North Central College in 2:20. In the finals Brett pinned Alex Gonzalez of Lincoln College in 2:34.

At 197 Mason Hawkins started with a 10-4 decision over Jared Lancaster of Muskegon CC. In the finals, Hawkins beat Max Ihry 7-4 of Northern Illinois University.

Also placing for RCTC: 133 Tyus White 4th, 133 Tere White 6th, 157 Jesse Hanson 4th, 165 Alfred Daniel 2nd, 184 Dustin Lee 6th, 285 Tanner Welsh 6th.

Harper Open Results

The Yellowjackets wrestle next at UW-Eau Claire in the Don Parker Invite on February 4th.

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