MIAMI, Okla. — The Cowley College wrestling team returned to action Friday and Saturday after a month-long layoff at the Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Duals.

The Tigers had some solid showings while winning two of the four duals.

Cowley opened with a 21-18 loss against Ellsworth College before defeating Triton College 26-22. The Tigers then suffered a 20-12 loss to Iowa Central before wrapping up the weekend with a dominating 45-11 win against Northwest College.

“We were really happy with how the weekend went,” Cowley coach Beau Vest said. “Obviously, we would have liked to of picked up a few more wins, but I thought we competed really well against some of the top competition in the country.”

Cowley wrestlers Austin Kincaid (133 pounds), Jesse Nunez (174) and Ottis Peeler (184) each went 3-0 on the weekend.

The Tigers return home at 7 p.m. today to battle Labette at W.S. Scott Auditorium.

“Labette has got a really good team and has picked up some guys at the end of the first semester that are in their lineup now,” Vest said. “It is always a really exciting dual when we face them and it always seems to come down to one match, so our guys are looking forward to wrestle well at home and make a strong push here towards the end of the year.”

Cowley Results

125 — Corwin Strachan went 1-0; Taywone McNack went 0-2; Zachary Strait went 0-1.

133 — Austin Kincaid went 3-0; Ryan Parks went 0-1.

141 — Reuben Arredondo went 0-4.

149 — Gabriel Capp went 1-1; Isaiah Banks went 0-2.

157 — Montez Robinson went 1-1; Blake Hickerson went 1-1.

165 — Garrett Lange went 2-1; Makana Tapia went 0-1.

174 — Jesse Nunez went 3-0; Tyler Bingham went 1-0.

184 — Ottis Peeler went 3-0; Ariston Bartley went 0-1.

197 — Zachary Choate went 1-3.

285 — Tyler Shannon went 2-1; Jamal Miller went 0-1.

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