Three CJHS wrestlers place first

MANHATTAN — Blake Leiszler, Alec Ngo and Tracer Workman recorded first-place finishes for the Concordia Junior High School wrestling team in the Little Apple Grapple on Saturday.
Leiszler posted a 3-0 record in placing first in the 75A division.
Ngo was first in the 75B division with a 3-0 record.
Workman, 127A division, was also 3-0 in finishing first.
Concordia had 12 wrestlers place in the top four.
Zach Strait, 85A, was second with a 1-1 record.
Jacob Palmquist, 148A; Brent Beaumont, 165A and Isai Duenas, 265B each went 2-1 to place second.
Rope Dorman, 120A, was third with a 3-1 record.
Kyler Caspers, 85C, 1-2; Cole Larsen, 105B, 2-2; Jaden Whitesell, 155A, 2-2; and Russell VandenBroeder, 265A, 1-2, finished fourth.
“This is a very good tournament to start the season. The kids are bracketed according to skill level, and this is extremely beneficial to first and second year wrestlers. Almost everyone got three matches, and hopefully we learned from the experience,” Concordia coach Doug Moore said.

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