Lights defeat Missouri Valley; Willson captures title at prestigious tourney
Emmett Willson earned a piece of history and the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team earned plenty of respect in the NAIA wrestling world.
Willson, a senior from Shepherd, was the first NAIA wrestler to ever capture an individual title at the Cliff Keen Invitational wrestling tournament in Las Vegas this past weekend.
Willson, who finished third last year, won five consecutive matches, including a thrilling a 4-2 overtime win over Ryan Bader of Arizona State in the finals to capture the 197-pound individual title.
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