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Bison wrestler wins U-23 United World Wrestling Greco-Roman National Championship

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West Fargo – West Fargo junior wrestler, Brandon Metz, won the U-23 United World Wrestling National Greco-Roman Championship.

Metz won all five of his 130kg weight class fights on Thursday in Lincoln, Nebraska. In a best-of-three championship match, he defeated Spencer Trenary of South Dakota State, winning with a pin in the first round and a 5-0 victory in the second.

Metz also defeated Southern Illinois Edwardsville’s Colton McKierman 5-0 and SDSU’s Bowen McConville 8-0. In the semifinals, he defeated Nebraska Kearney’s Lee Herrington 4-1.

Metz will also be part of Team USA at U-23 World Championship in Belgrade, Serbia, which is scheduled for November.

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