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Van Renterghem Leads Central Wrestlers in Tournament

Oskaloosa native Tommy Van Renterghem spearheaded an improved showing for the Central College wrestling team at the Knox Duals Saturday in Illinois, as the Dutch finished the day with a 2-2 mark in the tournament.  

Van Renterghem, among several Dutch wrestlers coming off injury, posted a 3-0 mark at 174 pounds to lead Central.  After getting outscored by Wabash 23-9, Central topped Chicago 22-15, tumbled against Trine 31-15 and rolled over Wisconsin-Platteville 32-12. The Dutch are 3-6 overall.
The Dutch will face St. Olaf when they return home for a 7 p.m. dual in H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse. The Oles were 22-20 winners over Central at Northfield, Minn. December 10th. It’s Central’s first home appearance since Nov. 17th.