Norfolk High wrestling team returns to mat this evening at Columbus for 7:00 dual

COLUMBUS - Wrestling powerhouse Columbus used a pair of pins and a forfeit from their lightweights to break a 22-22 tie and go on to defeat Norfolk in dual action 40-26.

The Panthers gave the Discoverers - the third-ranked Class A dual team in the state - all it wanted and then some.

Of the 13 contested matches, Columbus won 7 and Norfolk, 6. Jake Licking, Josh Licking, Brayden Splater, Austin Miller, Jake Jensen Weston Godfrey all recorded victories for the Panthers. 

In other news

WAYNE — Wayne State junior point guard Halley Busse scored a season-high 25 points to power the Wildcats past Northern State 79-67 in women’s basketball game played here Saturday.

BATTLE CREEK — At the start of the year, there were a lot of question marks in the Battle Creek wrestling room as the Braves had to replace several seniors from last year’s team that finished fourth in Class C.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It took a second-half spurt to build a 19-point lead and then tough defense during an eight-minute scoring drought for Indiana to collect a rarity on Saturday night, an 82-74 Big Ten Conference road win over Nebraska.