Lights punch tickets to nationals
Last updated 2/24/2020 at 7:57am
The Cascade Conference Championships are tough. And the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team knows just how tough.
Last weekend in California, the No. 20 Lights got a champion, placed seven and automatically qualified three grapplers for the NAIA national tournament next month in Wichita, Kansas.
Northern junior Isaac Bartel won yet another conference title Saturday at 197 pounds to lead the way for the Lights, who scored 75 points to finish fifth. Bartel beat Providence rival John Hensley 3-2 in the 197-pound final to give the Lights their lone CCC champion.
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