Nine Muskegon Community College wrestlers will compete at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Wrestling Championships on April 21-22 at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The Jayhawk national participants by weight class are:
125 – Alex Cantu, sophomore, Muskegon, MI/Orchard View
141 – Jamison Ward, freshman, Carson City, MI/Carson City
149 – Kael Bunce, freshman, Stockbridge, MI/Stockbridge
157 – Alec Sampson, freshman, Wilmington, N.C./Hoggard
165 – Julian Jimenez, freshman, Holland, MI/West Ottawa
174 – Glen Kuharevicz, freshman, Muskegon, MI/Muskegon Catholic
184 – Bronson Jewell, freshman, Grand Haven, MI/Grand Haven
197 – Kayleb Venema, freshman, Whitehall, MI/Whitehall
HWT – Allen Powers, freshman, Whitehall, MI/Whitehall
Another Jayhawk, Richard Ostrander, a freshman from Big Rapids, MI and Chippewa Hills High School, qualified for nationals at 133 pounds, but could not make the trip due to being quarantined for COVID.
MCC captured the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) championship on April 3, when seven Jayhawks won individual titles.