ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team claimed a convincing 32-8 win over Northern State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action on Friday night.
The conference dual win for SMSU (11-2, 1-1) is its first of the season after surrending to No. 19 Augustana to tiebreakers last Friday.
SMSU dropped its first and last bouts of the dual but made up for the losses with eight victories and 32 points in between.
Justin Reinsma won his 18th win of the season by earning his first five-point technical fall of the season. Jacob Begin picked up his eighth straight win with a major decision over Gavin Larsen at 165 pounds. SMSU capped the bout win off with a major decision from Travis Peralta (184) and its lone pin of the night from Micah Larson in the 197 pound bout.
Southwest Minnesota State 32, Northern State 8
125: Anthony Bruno (NSU) won by decision over Ed Reno (SMSU) | NSU leads 3-0
133: Justin Reinsma (SMSU) won by tech fall over Tyler Frost (NSU) | SMSU leads 5-3
141: Ethan Hildebrandt (SMSU) won by decision over Ian Muirhead (NSU) | SMSU leads 8-3
149: Beau Buysse (SMSU) won by major decision, 11-1 over Grant Steen (NSU) | SMSU leads 12-3
157: Codie Lane (SMSU) won by decision, 9-5 over Gavin Larsen (NSU) | SMSU leads 15-3
165: Jacob Begin (SMSU) won by major decision, 10-2 over Blake Lundgren (NSU) | SMSU leads 19-3
174: Terrance Maier (SMSU) won by decision, 9-3 over Anthony Navarro (NSU) | SMSU leads 22-3
184: Travis Peralta (SMSU) won by major decision, 19-5 over Jeb Clay NSU) | SMSU leads 26-3
197: Micah Larson (SMSU) won by pin over Baker Haar (NSU) | SMSU leads 32-3
285: Matthew Meuleners (NSU) won by tech fall over Todd Klemz (SMSU) 4:57 | SMSU wins 32-8
SMSU will be back in action tomorrow night at 7:30 when the Mustangs host No. 1 St. Cloud State in Canby, Minn.