WWCC’s Tomlinson Earns Trip to 2020 NJCAA Wrestling Championship Round

WWCC’s Tomlinson Earns Trip to 2020 NJCAA Wrestling Championship Round

Tucker Tomlinson pulls his opponent back into the center of the mat during the semifinals of the 2020 NJCAA Wrestling Championships. Photo by Brayden Flack.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Seven Western Wyoming wrestlers headed into Saturday’s competition. Out of those seven, 197 Tucker Tomlinson was the last Mustang standing to see the championship round scheduled for Saturday evening.

Tomlinson defeated Rochester’s Richard Hammonds in a close 4-3 match. The sophomore stud will take on a familiar foe in the championship match. Northwest College’s Majid Muratov will be the last man between Tomlinson and the 197 title. The last time these two were matched up, Tomlinson took home the regional title in a 5-3 decision.

The Mustangs will celebrate seven total All-Americans. Tomlinson, Landon Brown, Jace Anderson, Andrew Nicholson, Anthony Herrera, Joey Revelli and Kedric Coonis all placed and earned the honor.

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At the end of Saturday morning’s semifinals and consolation rounds, the Mustangs claimed sixth as a team with 96 points.

Below are results from Saturday morning:

141 – KEDRIC COONIS (7th Place)

Mason Gray (Niagra) over Kedric Coonis (WWCC) – Fall 2:27

Kedric Coonis (WWCC) over Bryan Jones (Muskegon) – Major Decision 8-0

149 – JOEY REVELLI (8th Place)

Deville Dentis (Iowa Lakes) over Joey Revelli (WWCC) – Decision 3-2

Brayden Lowry (Northwest) over Joey Revelli (WWCC) – Decision 3-1

157 – ANTHONY HERRERA (4th Place)

Anthony Herrera (WWCC) over Dallas Boone (Neosho) – Fall 6:32

Anthony Herrera (WWCC) over Chance Fry (Iowa Western) – Decision 8-6

Jonny Towbridge (Northeast Oklahoma) over Anthony Herrera (WWCC) – Decision 6-3

174 – ANDREW NICHOLSON (7th Place)

Tyler Baer (Rowan) over Andrew Nicholson (WWCC) – Technical Fall 22-6

Andrew Nicholson (WWCC) over Austin Hinzman (Iowa Lakes) – Medical Forfeit

184 – JACE ANDERSON (5th Place)

Rozell Baker (Ellsworth) over Jace Anderson (WWCC) – Fall 1:19

Josh Mcfarland (Iowa Western) over Jace Anderson (WWCC) – Fall 4:39

Jace Anderson (WWCC) over Nick Mihajlovich (Harper) – Fall 6:37


Tucker Tomlinson (WWCC) over Richard Hammonds (Rochester) – Decision 4-3


Darrell Mason (Ellsworth) over Landon Brown (WWCC) – Fall 2:21

Landon Brown (WWCC) over Tommy Mommer (Clackamas) – Decision 7-1

Dan Baker (Northeast Oklahoma) over Landon Brown (WWCC) – Fall 1:29