Shepherd – The Big Rapids Cardinal Wrestling team captured the Shepherd BlueJay Invitational on Saturday in convincing fashion with four dual victories on the day. The Cardinals were able to defeat Carson City 40-37, Fulton 78-6, Bath 69-10 and the host Shepherd team 55-12. This gives the Cardinals four straight Invitational Championships to go along with an undefeated start to their season.
Big Rapids was also able to have seven wrestlers go undefeated on the day including Nick Worden, Nate Wekesser, Alim Muhammad, Brandon Buck, Kyle Carter, Justin McClelland and Shalon McIntyre.
The Cardinals will be back in action on Wednesday as they travel to Hesperia to take on Hesperia and Chippewa Hills in a tough CSAA Tri-Meet. Action starts at 5:30 with Hesperia and Chippewa Hills, then Big Rapids and Chippewa Hills will follow and Big Rapids and Hesperia will wrap up the night.