2014-01-30 / Sports

Norway stands out at D4 Super Duals


Manistique sophomore Dylan Stevenson, wrestling at 140, went 3-0 before suffering a lower neck injury Saturday. 
Joe LeBlanc photo Manistique sophomore Dylan Stevenson, wrestling at 140, went 3-0 before suffering a lower neck injury Saturday. Joe LeBlanc photo MANISTIQUE – Manistique finished 2-3 at the Division 4 Manistique Super Duals held Saturday in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at Manistique High School.

The Emeralds started the day with a 40-27 victory over Bark River-Harris. They went on to lose to Westwood 54-22.

Regrouping, the green and white came out strong with their second victory of the day, which was a 59-3 win over Newberry.

Unfortunately, the hosts lost to Munising by two points, posting 36 to the Mustangs’ 38.

Manistique also fell to Norway, 75-3.

The Norway wrestlers dominated the event, allowing just 27 points for the entire tournament. With their win over Manistique, they also posted a 78-0 victory over Negaunee, took Gwinn 77-4, posted a 70-6 win over Munising and topped Westwood 61-14.

Former Manistique grappler, Cole Gonzalez, now wrestling at 140 for the Norway Knights, earned his 100th career victory by pinning Emerald sophomore Travis DuFour during the event.

The Emeralds resume in action at Saturday’s Mid-Peninsula Conference meet in Westwood. Matches are set to begin at 10 a.m.



Clarence Brock tangles with a Bark River-Harris Bronco during Saturday’s duals. 
Joe LeBlanc photo Clarence Brock tangles with a Bark River-Harris Bronco during Saturday’s duals. Joe LeBlanc photo

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