NWC To Compete At NJCAA Rocky Mountain District Championships
The Northwest College wrestling team will compete for the Rocky Mountain District Championships title in Rock Springs Saturday. The top wrestler in each weight class will advance to the NJCAA National Championship in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Feb. 23-24.
Participants who don’t win their weight class have a chance to attend the national tournament as wildcards.
The three teams who will be competing are Northwest College, Western Wyoming Community College and Northeastern Junior College.
Western Wyoming is ranked fourth in the country, with Northwest ranked fifth; between the two teams, there are a total of 10 nationally ranked wrestlers.
The Trappers have the following nationally ranked athletes:
Western Wyoming has the following nationally ranked wrestlers:
Wrestling will begin at noon in the Rushmore Gymnasium. Tickets are $5 for the day and all seniors and students are free.
Those unable to attend the event can watch a live broadcast at www.westernwyoming.edu/athletics/ broadcasts.html.