The MSU-Northern wrestling team had a solid first day at the NAIA national tournament in Des Moines, Iowa. Lights Anthony Weerheim (141), Mickey Cheff (157), Ethan Hinebauch (165) and Evan Hinebauch (184) all advanced to the quarterfinal round. Beau LaSalle (149), Jared Miller (174) and Kody Reed (184) also won winner's bracket matches for the Lights on Wednesday.
Havre's Myles Mazurkiewicz advanced to the 141-pound quarterfinals as well for the UGF Argos.
The NAIA national tourney runs through Saturday night.