Nelson and Keogh win NHSCA National Championships

Eight Minnesotans earned All-American honors by placing in the top eight at the NHSCA National High School Wrestling Championships held March 31-April 5 at Virginia Beach, VA.

Thousands of wrestlers from across the country competed in separate three-day tournaments split by grade in high school – freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior divisions.

Team Minnesota had two individual champions. Tony Nelson of Cambridge-Isanti took first place at 215 pounds in the high school senior division and Steven Keogh of Thief River Falls took first place at 140 pounds in the high school sophomore division.

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