Rochester 32 Northland 15; Northland 24 Itasca 20

Northland gives Rochester a scare, defeats Itasca

The 29th ranked Northland wrestling team went 1-1 in dual meet competition Wednesday night, losing 32-15 to 18th ranked Rochester in its opening dual, before upsetting 25th ranked Itasca 24-20 in the night’s final dual.

The Pioneers’ opening dual was much closer than the 17-point spread would indicate.

“Our guys wrestled tough against Rochester, who has been the premiere program in our conference the last six or seven years,” said Northland Head Coach Scott DCamp. We were down 17-15 going into 184. If we get that win, we would have sent Andre Baguma out at heavyweight down 23-18, needing a pin for our first-ever win against Rochester.”

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Concordia goes 2-0 at Jamestown Triangular

Double Delight To Close Out 2018

The Cobbers put in a dominating performance against Northland Community & Technical College and the University of Jamestown as they swept the double dual meet.

Concordia won nine out of 10 matches against both their opponents and posted almost identical winning scores as they beat Northland 47-6 and cruised past Jamestown 43-6.

Both duals started in the 125-pound weight class, and the Cobber lightweights Michael Miller and Jake Nohre set the tone for their teammates. Against Northland, Miller earned the fall to stake the Cobbers to an early 6-0 lead. Nohre got the nod against Jamestown and matched Miller’s result by pinning his opponent in the first period.

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