Weather Forecast


Three MSUM wrestlers advance to region semifinals

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team will have three athletes competing in the semifinals on Saturday at the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 tournament.

Freshman Cole Jones, junior Zach Scott and sophomore Joe Schumacher advanced to the semifinals Friday.

At 125 pounds, Jones will take a 19-11 record into the semifinals against Brett Velasquez (24-2) of St. Cloud State. At 141, Scott will take a 16-13 record into the semifinals against Jarred Oftedahl (26-2) of St. Cloud State. At 149, Schumacher will take a 5-0 record in the semifinals against Isaiah Kemper of McKendree.

Two other Dragons won the their first-round matches. Junior Adam Blees opened with a pin at 174 but was eliminated with two wrestle back losses. Junior Preston Lehmann also won his first match at 197 but suffered two losses and was eliminated.