Minnesota State Competes at Reno Tournament of Champions

RENO, Nev. — Minnesota State wrestling competed at the Reno Tournament of Champions in Reno, Nev. Sunday. Cody Quinn (Sr., 165 lbs. 3-2) finished the day with a positive record of 3-2.

Fourth-rated Quinn saw his first action of the season with a fall over Brock Crocker (Southern Oregon) at the 1:51 mark. Quinn kept his winning ways going with a 9-1 major decision win over Mark Mabry (Adams State). His first loss of the season came by a major decision win by Ryan Blees (Oklahoma State). When Quinn moved to the consolation bracket, Quinn recorded his second fall of the day with a pin at the 1:35 mark against Justin Samora (Adams State). Fourth-rated Payton Moore from the NJCCA (Southwestern Oregon CC), ended Quinn’s day with a 9-4 decision loss.

MSU-Mankato MavericksDa’Wayne Robertson (Jr., 125 lbs. 2-2) finished 2-2 on the day. His toughest battle of the day was against #3 in Division II Gerald Huff (Adams State). Both wrestlers made it to the quarterfinals by medical forfeits before Huff won by a 5-4 decision win.

Other than Robertson, two other wrestlers finished at the .500 mark today including, Malcolm Allen (Jr., 285 lbs. 2-2) and Scott VanDeLoo (Jr., 184 lbs. 2-2).

Minnesota State will be back in action after the new year when it hosts Minot State on January 9, in Taylor Center.

List of Minnesota State competitors at Reno Tournament of Champions
Malcolm Allen (Jr., 285 lbs. 2-2)
Adam Cooling (So., 157 lbs. 2-1)
Sawyer Hoffman (Jr., 157 lbs. 1-2)
Chaydon O’Fallon (Fr., 197 lbs. 0-2)
Cody Quinn (Sr., 165 lbs. 3-2)
Da’Wayne Robertson (Jr., 125 lbs. 2-2)
Darick Vancura (So., 174 lbs. 0-2)
Scott VanDeLoo (Jr., 184 lbs. 2-2)
Alphonso Vruno (Jr., 141 lbs. 2-1)
Chris Zimmer (So., 197 lbs. 0-2)

Brackets/Results on flowrestling.org

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