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Moore to open NCAA tourney Thursday

Tue 3-13-2018

CLEVELAND - Jackson County Central graduate Keegan Moore will compete at 184 pounds in the NCAA Wrestling Championships that start Thursday at QuickenLoans Arena. He is a redshirt freshman at Oklahoma State.

Moore has an overall record of 18-8 after placing third at the Big 12 Conference tournament.

In the first round of the national tournament, Moore will wrestle fourth-seeded Pete Renda of North Carolina State.

Moore dropped a 3-0 decision to Renda when the Cowboys wrestled the Wolfpack in a dual meet in Naples, Italy on Jan. 5.

Oklahoma State qualified nine wrestlers for the NCAA tourney.