COUNCIL BLUFFS - Three NIACC wrestlers will be seeking berths in the national semifinals Friday night.
The quarterfinal matches and third-round consolation matches start at 6:15 p.m. Friday.
Luthens (11-7) faces fifth-ranked Quintel Fuchs of Northeastern JC in his 133-pound quarterfinal match.
At 141 pounds, Luke (15-6) takes on Iowa Western's Gad Huseman in the quarterfinals. Luke has pinned Huseman three times this season - twice in the dual meet season and once at the NJCAA Region XI tournament.
At 285 pounds, Santee (12-11) faces Northwest Kansas' Elwin Trejo.
Mendoza (19-7) faces Northeastern's Maverick Keigher in his 149-pound consolation match.
Miller (11-12) wrestles Ellsworth's Jordan Shahrikian in his 184-pound consolation match. Shahrikian pinned Miller when the two met in a dual meet earlier this season.
NIACC'S FIRST ROUND RESULTS
125 - Esco Walker (North Idaho) major dec. Mark Gonzales (N), 14-5.
133 - Brock Luthens (N) dec. Gage Gomez (Barton CC), 8-6.
141 - Hunter Luke (N) dec. Corbin Nirschl (Northeast Oklahoma A&M), 6-0.
149 - Enkhbold Sukhbaatar (Northwest Kanasas) dec. Tony Mendoza (N), 7-3.
174 - Dalton Bernett (Itasca) major dec. Mason Carpenter (N), 10-2.
184 - Alex LaPierre (RCTC) dec. Reldon Miller (N), 4-3.
285 - Zach Santee (N) dec. Landon Brown (Western Wyoming), 3-2.
NIACC'S SECOND-ROUND CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS
133 - Luthens (N) dec. Anthony Sobotker (Nassau), 7-5.
141 - Luke (N) dec. Freddy Eckles (Niagara), 4-3.
285 - Santee (N) pinned Christopher Colvin (Triton), 4:39.
NIACC'S FIRST ROUND CONSOLATION RESULTS
125 - Gonzales (N) dec. Dylan Wilkins (Muskegon), 7-3.
149 - Mendoza (N) dec. Kollin Wade (Colby), 11-5.
174 - Carpenter (N) dec. Adonis Morano (Ulster), 14-7.
184 - Miller (N) won by medical forfeit over Ben Gore (Highline), 2:35.
NIACC'S SECOND ROUND CONSOLATION RESULTS
125 - Tramon Jenkins (Spartanburg Methodist) pinned Gonzales (N), 4:20.
149 - Mendoza (N) pinned Kattrell Jackson (Niagara), 3:09.
174 - Jacquan McPherson (Lackawanna) pinned Carpenter (N), 4:51.
184 - Miller (N) dec. Joey Ewalt (Barton), 10-9.