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Two WVU wrestlers advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament



Two Mountaineers advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Wrestling tournament on Thursday night at Little Caesars Arena In Detroit, Mi.

After falling behind 6-1 early in the match, Killian Cardinale outscored No. 21-seed Taylor LaMont of Utah Valley, 9-2, for a 10-8 overtime win. Cardinale faces No. 4-seed Brandon Courtney of Arizona State in the quarterfinals of the 125 pound weight class.

At the 165 pound weight class, Peyton Hall defeated Phil Conigliaro of Harvard, 7-3. Hall faces Evan Wick of Cal Poly in Friday’s quarterfinal matchup.

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