RCTC Hosts 2024 North Plains District National Wrestling Qualifier

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCACwrestling programs will hit the mats at Rochester Community and Technical College (Rochester, MN) on Sunday, February 18th, for the 2024 NJCAA Region 13 North Plains District Wrestling Championships. The tournament competition will begin at 10:00 AM in the Regional Sports Center on the RCTC campus.

This one-day event serves as a national qualifying tournament for the NJCAA Wrestling National Championships. On Sunday, one team will also walk away with the 2024 MCAC Wrestling Tournament Champion title.

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Saint John’s 44, Minnesota West 6

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Saint John’s wrestling recorded five pins, including a new program record from freshman Owen Herbst (Buffalo, Minn.), in a 44-6 win over Minnesota West C.T.C. on Saturday, Jan. 27, in Sexton Arena.

The two teams forfeited the match at 125 pounds and exchanged forfeits at 149 and 184. In the remaining seven bouts, SJU recorded bonus-point wins – five pins and two major decisions.

Freshman Erick Solano (Katy Texas/Paetow) gave up an early takedown in his match at 133 pounds, but he scored a reversal and turned it into a pin 1:16 into the bout.

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