National wrestling tournament gets underway

COUNCIL BLUFFS - The NJCAA Division I wrestling tpurnament begins Friday morning at the Mid-America Center.

NIACC will have seven wrestlers competing.

NIACC'S FIRST ROUND MATCHUPS

(National rankings in parentheses)

125 - Mark Gonzales (6-6) received a first-round bye. Gonzales faces winner of Dylan Wilkins (Muskegon)/(2) Zeth Brower (Clackamas) in second round.

133 - Brock Luthens (9-7) vs. (4) Gage Gomez (Barton)

141 - Hunter Luke (13-6) vs. Corbin Nirschl (Northeast Oklahoma A&M)

149 -(6) Tony Mendoza (17-6) vs. (4) Enkhbold Sukhbaatar (Northwest Kanasas)

174 - Mason Carpenter (8-3) vs. Dalton Bernett (Itasca)

184 - Reldon Miller (9-11) vs. (6) Alex LaPierre (RCTC)

285 - Zach Santee (10-11) vs. (5) Landon Brown (Western Wyoming)

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Friday

9:30 a.m. - First-round preliminaries

Noon - Second-round preliminaries, first-round consolation, second-round consolation.

6:15 p.m. - Championship quarterfinals, third-round consolation, fourth-round consolation.

Saturday

10:30 a.m. - Championship semifinals, consolation quarterfinals.

Noon - Consolation semifinals.

1:15 p.m. - Consolation finals (3rd, 5th and 7th place matches)

6:30 p.m. - Parade of all-Americans and Wrestling Coaches Association awards presentation

7 p.m. - Championship matches.