The Fort Hays State University wrestling team competed in its first tournament on the year at the Northern Colorado Open on Saturday. The Tigers finished with eight placers. Brandon Ball (141) and Christian Lance (285) won their weight classes, while Dylan Wiesner (174) finished second. Dy'Juan Carney (133), Efe Osaghae (157) and Rakim Dean (197) all finished in fourth place. Jonathan Ball (149) and Marty Verhaeghe (165) each added a sixth-place finish.
The Tigers are back in action next weekend as they head to Kearney, Neb. to compete in the Nebraska-Kearney Open on Saturday. The tournament is set to begin at 9 a.m.