SCSU opens season with annual Red/Black Classic match

The St. Cloud State University wrestling team, which has won four of the last five NCAA Division II national championships, opened its 2020-21 season on Thursday, Dec. 10 with its annual Red/Black intrasquad match that was held in Halenbeck Hall.

Team Black collected a 27-15 victory on the night over Team Red. In the first match of the night between SCSU’s 160-pound wrestlers, Team Red’s Jared Head notched a 3-1 sudden death victory over returning All-American Jake Barzowski.

In another match between 160-pound wrestlers, Team Red’s Colby Njos posted a 5-1 win over Spencer Miller of Team Black in the second match of the night. At 128-pounds, Team Red stayed on a roll with a 10-7 Paxton Creese win over Team Black’s Robby Horsman.

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