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Four SOU wrestlers compete at Tournament of Champions

RENO — A pair of Southern Oregon wrestlers went 2-2 at Sunday's prestigious Reno Tournament of Champions.

The one-day tournament featured some of the best wrestlers in the country in NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA and junior college.

Mitchell Lofstedt (125 pounds) and Brian Jacob (133) each went 2-2 on the day. Chris Platt (184) and John Harrison (197) went 1-2.

Lofstedt opened up his day with a pin of Cal State Bakersfield's Frank Lomas. Lofstedt then dropped a 6-4 decision to Boise State's Alan Bartelli to drop to the consolation bracket.

After a 12-5 decision over South Dakota State's Aaron Pickrel, Lofstedt's tournament was ended with a pin at the hands of UC Davis' Mark Jay Acosta.

Jacob also opened with a pin before falling to Ohio's Quentin Keyes in the second round.

In the consolation bracket, Jacob defeated MSU-Mankato's Matt Myvold before having his day ended.

Southern Oregon is off until an exhibition dual against Yakima Valley at 1 p.m. on Dec. 31.