#1 St. Cloud State wrestling scores 42-7 victory over #25 Northern State
The #1 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team (16-0, 4-0 NSIC) continued its winning ways with a 42-7 victory over #25 ranked Northern State University (6-2, 3-2 NSIC) on Thursday, Jan. 24 at Halenbeck Hall in St. Cloud, Minn.
The victory extends SCSU’s consecutive dual match winning streak to SCSU 44 and it was also the Huskies’ 57th consecutive victory in NSIC dual match competition dating back to 2010-11.
SCSU opened the night with a forfeit win at 125-pounds by Holden Youngs to take quick 6-0 lead. Northern State replied with a win by Kenny Jones over SCSU’s Brandon Briggs at 133-pounds (13-5) before #8 ranked Garrett Aldrich posted a big 19-3 tech fall win for the Huskies at 141-pounds.
Northern State managed to gain a 6-4 win at 149-pounds by #10 ranked Caden Moore over SCSU’s Travis Swanson.
The Huskies responded with six consecutive wins to bring home their 16th dual match win of the season.
At 157-pounds, #7 Jake Barzowski gained a 10-1 major decision win to earn the extra point for the Huskies. At 165-pounds, #9 Devin FitzPatrick chalked up a fall at 5:42 to gain the bonus points. This was the first of four consecutive falls for the Huskies.
Next up in the pin department was #3 ranked Kolton Eischens at 174-pound, who gained a 1:52 fall for the Huskies. At 184-pounds, Chance Helmick continued to impress with his fall at 4:04 for SCSU. To end the fall run, #1 ranked 107-pounder Vince Dietz added his 21st win of the season with a fall at 4:37. To cap the evening, SCSU’s Zach Muller tallied a 9-2 decision at 285-pounds.
SCSU will continue its 2018-19 season on Jan. 31 with a 7 p.m. match at Minnesota State, Moorhead.
St. Cloud State 41 Northern State 7
125: Holden Youngs (SCS) over (NOST) (For.)
133: Kenny Jones (NOST) over Brandon Briggs (SCS) (MD 13-5)
141: Garrett Aldrich (SCS) over Kolton Roth (NOST) (TF 19-3 1:52)
149: Caden Moore (NOST) over Travis Swanson (SCS) (Dec 6-4)
157: Jake Barzowski (SCS) over Walker Carr (NOST) (MD 10-1)
165: Devin Fitzpatrick (SCS) over Tanner Wiese (NOST) (Fall 5:42)
174: Kolton Eischens (SCS) over Hudson Pearman (NOST) (Fall 1:52)
184: Chance Helmick (SCS) over Kaden Campbell (NOST) (Fall 4:04)
197: Vince Dietz (SCS) over Diego Gallegos (NOST) (Fall 4:37)
285: Zachary Muller (SCS) over Caleb Lefferdrink (NOST) (Dec 9-2)
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