Southwest Minnesota State 39, Minot State 9

Mustangs cruise past Minot State

MARSHALL, Minn. — The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team cruised past Minot State 39-9 on Saturday afternoon in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action.

SMSU (7-9, 3-3 NSIC) started with a 12-0 lead after Minot State took a forfeit the first two bouts.

SMSU MustangsCortez Arredondo picked up points for the Mustangs at 141 pounds with an 8-2 decision to give SMSU a 15-0 lead.

Minot State picked up its first points at 149 pounds with a 9-4 decision, but SMSU still led 15-3.

The Mustangs started a roll at 157, as Patrick Kelley pinned his opponent at 4:18 and Kegen Fingalsen followed it with another pin at 4:16 at 165 pounds. Kyle Begin joined the festivity with a pin a 1:02 to give SMSU a commanding 33-3 lead.

The Beavers scored their final points at 197 pounds with a pin.

Cole Wilson finished the dual with a 3-0 decision to record his 12th straight win and to remain undefeated in NSIC action.

Southwest Minnesota State will host Minnesota State on next Friday at 7 p.m.

Southwest Minnesota State 39, Minot State 9
125 | Taylor Curtis (SMSU) won by forfeit (MINOT)
133 | Antonio Meikel (SMSU) won by forfeit (MINOT)
141 | Cortez Arredondo (SMSU) won by decision over Tanner Crissler (MINOT), 8-2
149 | Cody Haugen (MINOT) won by decision over Paul Norgren (SMSU), 9-4
157 | Patrick Kelley (SMSU) won by fall over Shane Sheppard (MINOT), 4:18
165 | Kegen Fingalsen (SMSU) won by fall over Dimitri Grivas (MINOT), 4:16
174 | Kyle Begin (SMSU) won by fall over Mason Courtright (MINOT), 1:02
184 | Brody Goens (SMSU) won by decision over Briley Crissler (MINOT), 9-5
197 | Hnter Hart (MINOT) won by fall over Ashton Bartlett (SMSU), :48
285 | Cole Wilson (SMSU) won by decision over Mitchell Eull (MINOT), 3-0

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