Northwest College

Action in Minnesota

125 pounds: Seth Wright vs. Earl Jones of Labette in the national championship match (Jones won 11-7)

141 pounds: Eric Sabot of Northwest College grits his teeth on his way to defeating Wilmar Esteban of Michigan's Muskegon Community College

157 pounds: Jacob Wright vs. Matt Reinke of Minnesota West (Wright won 8-2)

174 pounds: Trevor Moss vs. Vinnie Salek of Iowa Central (Moss won 3-2)

197 pounds: Robert Roszkiewicz vs. Nate Buys of Minnesota West in the national championship match (Roszkiewicz won 8-1)

Coach Zeigler and Saturday's first of three National Champions Eric Sabot

NJCAA Coach of the Year Jim Zeigler shares his award with assistant Jeff Harrington

133 pounds: Pat Sharp vs. Francisco Gonzalez of Highline (Sharp won by pin in 4:54)

149 pounds: Luke Salazar vs. Josh Donahoo of Glendale (Salazar won 8-2)

165 pounds: Kade Caturia vs. John Ferens of Iowa Central (Caturia won 4-1)

184 pounds: Pete Julander vs. eventual national champion Mike Massenzio of Bergen (Massenzio won 15-7)

285 pounds: Tyler Rhodes vs. Kelly Anundson of Lassen (Rhodes was up 9-3 with 14 seconds left in the final period of this semifinal match. At that point the referee disqualified Anundson for stalling and ended the match)

The largest and noisiest crowd of fans at the tournament

The team at the Championship podium

Coach Zielger and Two-time National Champion Tyler Rhodes

Photos by Steve Moseley/Powell Tribune