Buena Vista faces tough competition in Iowa Conference Duals

Buena Vista hosted half of the Iowa Conference Duals with top-ranked Wartburg going 3-0, Dubuque finishing 2-1, Central 1-2 and BVU going 0-3 last Saturday.

In the opener against the Spartans, Nate Vento and Kevin Pape picked up victories for BVU.

Vento began the dual at 125 pounds with a tough 4-0 decision while Pape came from behind with a pair of late turns in the final period to win 11-6. At 157 pounds, Brad Kerkhoff nearly pulled off the upset of ninth-ranked Quincy Kalbrenner, but time expired before he was able to get him turned and he fell 6-4.

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