UNK and Kearney High Wrestling Shine at Midwest Duals

UNK's Matt Malcom recording a pin on the mat against Western State Colorado University.

The Midwest duals is consistently one of the top wrestling tournaments in this part of the country every year. High school and college teams wrapped up the annual event at the Health and Sports Center today.

Day two of the Midwest duals, UNK faced off against Western State Colorado University in match two.

Matt Malcom determined to protect his house, pounding his opponent to the mat in a second round pin. Not bad for a red shirt freshmen.

Down in the 133 weight class, Bryce Shoemaker took over the mat recording two takedowns in a 4–1 win by decision.

Jumping up to 141 Tevin Briscoe dominated his match, pounding his way to the top to an 18–10 major decision win.

149 pounder Keith Surber also took the mat by storm today, shutting out his opponent for an 8–0 major decision win.

Lopers remain in first place, coming out on top 26–16 against WSCU.

Kearney Wrestling taking the mat against Chaparral high on day two for the Midwest Duals.

Starting off with the 145 pounders, Teontae Wilson showing who's boss of the mat, needing only 30 seconds to pin his opponent. We're just getting started.

Next round, Jud Kuchera taking control in the 152 weight class, pushing his man into the mat in just 44 seconds. Bearcats earn their second pin.

In 160 Matt Oliphant kept things rolling with a good throw down to the mat, recording a third straight Kearney pin.

Then to top it off in 285 who else, but defending state champ Lee Herrington, dragging his competitor down for a first round pin.

What a match for the Bearcats, shutting out Chaparral 76–0.

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