Air Force 38 South Dakota State 6

Pickrel leads as Jacks fall 38-6

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Aaron Pickrel put the only points on the board as the South Dakota State wrestling team fell 38-6 to Air Force in Western Wrestling Conference action in Colorado Springs, Colo. Saturday night.

Pickrel didn’t even make it through the first period before he pinned Falcon 125-pounder Tyler Spangler at two minutes 45 seconds. The win is Pickrel’s sixth win by fall on the season. He improves to 20-8 on the season and 2-1 in the WWC.

The Jackrabbits, open at 133 pounds, dropped three matches by decision, three more by major decision, one by technical fall and one by fall.

The Jacks, now 1-11-1 overall and 0-4 in the WWC, are back in action Feb. 11 when they host WWC opponent North Dakota State at 7 p.m. in Frost Arena.

Air Force 38 South Dakota State 6
125 Aaron Pickrel (SDSU) FALL Tyler Spangler (AF) 2:45
133 Derek Gillespie (AF) For Forfeit (SDSU)
141 Cole VonOhlen (AF) FALL Tyler Johnson (SDSU) (2:32)
149 Joshua Kreimier (AF) MD James Hamilton (SDSU) 11-2
157 Alec Williams (AF) MD Nick Flynn (SDSU) 14-3
165 Clayton Gable (AF) TF5 John Nething II (SDSU) 18-3 (7:00)
174 Joseph Stafford (AF) MD Rex Lyon (SDSU) 13-0
184 Kazden Ikehara (AF) DEC Joe Rasmussen (SDSU) 6-1
197 Neil Delaney (AF) DEC Cord Willers (SDSU) 10-3
285 Jared Erickson (AF) DEC Kevin Kelly (SDSU) 6-1