The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team got the annual Battle of the Rockies off to a perfect start by going 3-0 in the dual portion of the tournament Friday in Great Falls. Northern beat NCAA DII McKendree College 30-18 Friday afternoon, then beat 15th-ranked Indiana Tech 26-24. The Lights capped the day with a dominant 37-18 win over Western Region rival Embry-Riddle Friday night.
Ethan Hinebauch, Cameron Neiss, Hunter Azure and Duell Stadel all went 3-0 on the day for the No. 7 Lights.
Northern will compete in Saturday's Battle of the Rockies Open which will be held at the CMR Fieldhouse.
For full coverage, see Monday's Havre Daily News.