KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Two West Michigan wrestling programs will meet for the right to wrestle in Saturday afternoon’s MHSAA state wrestling team finals.
Both Lowell and Reeths-Puffer won their opening round matches Friday night at the Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo.
The Red Arrows, a six-time defending team state champion, opened strong against Croswell-Lexington and went on for a 63-10 victory.
Reeths-Puffer wrestled a tight match against Warren Woods Tower, earning the close victory 36-30.
It’s the Rockets’ first appearance in the finals.
Those two schools now meet at noon Saturday with the winner advance to the finals at 3:45 p.m.
The other teams from West Michigan didn’t fare as well throughout the day.
Results from all area teams are listed below.
- Brighton defeated Rockford 50-11
- Lowell defeated Crosswell-Lexington 63-10
- Reeths-Puffer defeated Warren Woods Tower 36-30
- Alma defeated Fremont 48-19
- Manchester defeated Hart 43-18
- Clinton defeated Carson City-Crystal 47-24