The ninth-ranked Valley men began the meet with a 30-9 victory over Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) as fourth-ranked senior Shay Shive (149 pounds) and No. 7 sophomore Josh Manu (184) recorded pins.
Senior Brandon Perkins (157) claimed a 12-10 overtime decisions, with the Vikings also getting wins from seventh-ranked senior Paulie Hansen (125), senior Damon Jackson (165) and freshman Dan Mueller (285).
Valley nearly pulled off an upset on No. 4 Oklahoma City in the quarterfinals, but fourth-ranked heavyweight pulled out a 20-17 win for the Stars with a 6-1 overtime decision over sophomore Carl Lawrence.
Sophomore Brian Bitney (133) and Shive won a major decisions for the Vikings before OCU rallied with three straight wins. However a pin by Manu and Alter's 9-5 decision over ninth-ranked Mitchell Eichenauer tied the match.
On the back side of the bracket, Valley downed No. 14 Cumberlands (Ky.), 27-6, as Shive won by technical fall and Manu recorded a major decision. Bitney, Perkins, Jackson, junior Jamaal Bufford (174), Alter and Mueller also won.
In the consolation semifinal round, eighth-ranked Campbellsville got by the Vikings, 29-17. Major decisions by Shive and Jackson and a 7-0 win by Hansen, along with a default, accounted for MVC's points.
A criteria point was the difference in Valley's 28-27 win over No. 7 Midland (Neb.) in the seventh-place match, each team winning five bouts. Shive, Perkins, Jackson and Alter each got pins for the Vikings, with Bitney winning by decision.
Valley (4-2) will host Truman State in a dual match Saturday.
The Lady Vikings, ranked sixth by the WCWA, were beaten by No. 3 Simon Fraser (B.C.), 37-5, in the first round of the eight-team women's tourney. Third-ranked sophomore Britney Heatherly (109) got a 1-0, 2-0 victory, while losses by sophomore Frances Elfiong (143) and No. 6 junior Jordan Hagerman (155) each produced a team point.
Valley knocked off eighth-rated Jamestown (N.D.) in the consolation semis, 30-16, with senior Danielle Curlis (136) -- ranked sixth at 143 pounds -- Elfiong and Hagerman each getting wins and the rest of the team's scoring the result of defaults.
The Lady Vikings closed out the meet with a 26-16 win over No. 7 Cumberlands in the fifth-place match.
Hagerman and fifth-ranked sophomore Paloma Basulto (191) pinned their foes, with senior Summer Sistad (123) -- No. 5 at 130 -- junior Mayleen Soto (130) and Curlis also notching wins.
The Lady Vikings will face third-ranked Lindenwood today in their final home appearance of the season.