MANKATO, Minn. – The Mavericks used a strong finish to secure its first win in conference action over Minot State, 39-7. MSU won the last six matches.
It only took Da’Wayne Robertson (Jr., 125 lbs. 23-7) 2:10 to pin his opponent and gave MSU a 6-0 lead to start off the match. Briar Adams (Fr., 133 lbs. 3-5) lost his weight class by a major decision of 15-1 by Jason Huger.
Alphonso Vruno(Jr., 141 lbs. 17-7) got MSU back up to a six point lead with his own major decision win of 16-4. Mitchell Hartwig (So., 149 lbs. 0-1) would lose in sudden victory by a decision win of 5-3. That was MSU’s last loss of the night.
Adam Cooling (So., 157 lbs. 11-4) secured a major decision win for him self with a take down with nine seconds left. He won 12-2. #4 rated Cody Quinn (Sr., 165 lbs. 7-3) beat Ricard Avakovs for the second year in a row by a tech fall, 17-2.
Darick Vancura (So., 174 lbs. 12-9) won by a forfeit and Corey Abernathy (Fr., 184 lbs. 11-5) won by a tech fall of 16-1 at the 5:35 mark. Scott VanDeLoo (Jr., 184 lbs. 17-7) got MSU another six points with the fastest fall of the night at 1:11.
The heavy weight match came down to the team leaders in wins. Malcolm Allen (Jr., 285 lbs. 24-8) beat Mitchell Eull by a decision win of 8-3.
MSU travels up to MSU Moorhead Saturday for a 4 p.m. dual.
Minnesota State 39, Minot State 7
125 lbs: Da’Wayne Robertson (MSU) over Anthony battle (Minot State) fall 2:10 (MSU 6, MSB 0)
133 lbs: Jason Huger (Minot State) over Briar Adams (MSU) major 15-1 (MSU 6, MSB 4 )
141 lbs: Alphonso Vruno (MSU) over Tanner Crissler (Minot State) major 16-4 (MSU 10, MSB 4)
149 lbs: Cody Haugen (Minot State) over Mitchell Hartwig (MSU) SV-1 decision 5-3 (MSU 10, MSB 7)
157 lbs: Adam Cooling (MSU) over Devin Combs (Minot State) major 12-2 (MSU 14, MSB 7)
165 lbs: #4 Cody Quinn (MSU) over Ricard Avakovs (Minot State) tech fall 17-2 (MSU 19, MSB 7)
174 lbs: Darick Vancura (MSU) over FORFEIT Forfeit (MSU 25, MSB 7)
184 lbs: Corey Abernathy (MSU) over Kobina Henriques (Minot State) tech fall 16-1, 5:35 (MSU 30, MSB 7)
197 lbs: Scott VanDeLoo (MSU) Taylor Barstad (Minot State) fall 1:11 (MSU 36, MSB 7)
285 lbs: Malcolm Allen (MSU) Mitchell Eull (Minot State) decision 8-3 (MSU 39, MSB 7)