Dragon Wrestlers Dominate Jamestown to Open Dual Season, 41-0
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Pins from freshmen Blake Bosch and Tyler Schlosser helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team earn a 41-0 win over the University of Jamestown in a nonconference dual Thursday night in Jamestown, N.D.
MSUM is now 1-0 in duals, while Jamestown fell to 0-1. The Dragons beat the Jimmies by an identical 41-0 score.
Bosch got the Dragons on the board at 125 pounds with a pin of Joseph Murillo in 4:33. That fall gave them a 6-0 lead.
Redshirt freshman Austin Leibel pushed the MSUM lead to 9-0 with an 8-3 win over Coby Horner at 133 pounds. Junior Philippe Walker added a solid 6-1 decision win at 141 for MSUM, and freshman Garrett Hoffner added a 6-0 win at 149 to push the MSUM lead to 15-0.
Redshirt freshman Dan Murakami edged Jevon Schahbert at 157 pounds to give the Dragons an 18-0 lead.
The Dragons won the next two matches by technical fall. Sophomore Jesse Puncochar cruised to a 15-0 win over Zachary Pickering at 15-0, while junior Michael Joseph was equally dominant in a 19-3 win over Tucker Davison at 174. Those two wins extended MSUM’s advantage to 28-0 lead.
The closest match of the night came at 184 pounds when Dragon senior Matt Lewellen edged Jaykob Miller, 2-1.
Schlosser earned a win by fall at 197 as he pinned Demetreus Roby in 2:06 to move the lead to 37-0.
Junior Gerad Fugleberg finished off the perfect night for MSUM with a 13-2 major decision win over Antonio Lopez at 285.
MSUM is back in action on Saturday at the Cobber Open at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.
MSU-Moorhead 41, Jamestown 0
125-Blake Bosch (MSUM) pinned Joseph Murillo, 4:33
133-Austin Leibel (MSUM) dec. Coby Horner, 8-3
141-Philippe Walker (MSUM) dec. Edward Wilson, 6-1
149-Garrett Hoffner (MSUM) dec. Klinton VanHueveln, 6-0
157-Dan Murakami (MSUM) dec. Jevon Schahbert, 2-0
165-Jesse Puncochar (MSUM) tech. fall Zachary Pickering, 15-0
174-Michael Joseph (MSUM) tech. fall Tucker Davison, 19-3
184-Matt Lewellen (MSUM) dec. Jaykob Miller, 2-1
197-Tyler Schlosser (MSUM) pinned Demetreus Roby, 2:06
285-Gerad Fugleberg (MSUM) maj. dec. Antonio Lopez, 13-2