ROCHESTER, Minn | The No. 13 NIACC wrestling team picked up its first dual meet win of the season with a 36-12 win over No. 11 RCTC on Wednesday.

NIACC (1-4 in duals) won seven of the eight contested matches.

At 157 pounds, NIACC's fifth-ranked Noah Jackson (9-4) pinned third-ranked Alfred Daniel in the third period.

At 197 pounds, NIACC's Sedrak Sheppard (6-7) took a 4-2 decision from RCTC's third-ranked Mason Hawkins.

The Trojans also picked up wins from Robert Rodriguez, Ryan Faught, Isaiah Martinez, Chris Briscoe and Jimsher Sidhu.

Notes: Sidhu improved his career record to 20-10 ... Faught has a career record of 19-21 ... Sheppard has a career record of 16-19.

NIACC returns to action Jan. 17 at No. 3 Ellsworth.

NIACC men fall to DCTC

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. | The NIACC men's basketball team dropped a 85-65 decision to DCTC Wednesday night.

It was the first game since Dec. 16 for the Trojans.

NIACC, which trailed 44-26 at the half, was led by Orrington Hamilton with 15 points and six assists. Jaycob Payne scored 10 points with six rebounds and four assists.

Also for the Trojans, Izaya Sims scored eight points with four rebounds, two assists and one steal and Kaleb Anderson scored nine points with three rebounds, three assists and one steal.

NIACC (11-4 overall) returns to action next Wednesday in its ICCAC opener at Kirkwood.


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