Northern State 42, Saint John’s 3

SJU Drops Season-Opening Dual at Division II Northern State

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Saint John’s wrestling dropped its first dual of the season, 42-3, at Division II Northern State on Thursday, Nov. 7, in Aberdeen, S.D.

The Johnnies forfeited two weights (125 and 141 pounds) and suffered four bonus-point losses on the night.

Sophomore Jacob Scherber (Buffalo, Minn.) won the lone match for SJU, the first bout of the dual, with a 6-3 decision at 174 pounds. The Johnnies’ leader in wins in 2018-19 with 27, Scherber is now 5-1 on the young season.

The Johnnies travel south to face Buena Vista at 7 p.m. next Thursday, Nov. 14, in Storm Lake, Iowa.

Northern State (NSU) 42, Saint John’s (SJU) 3
125: Dane Christopherson (NSU) won by forfeit [3-18]
133: Robert Coyle III (NSU) dec. Anthony Hennen, 7-6 [3-21]
141: Kolton Roth (NSU) won by forfeit [3-27]
149: Caden Moore (NSU) major dec. Carter Entinger, 12-3 [3-31]
157: Garret Thompson (NSU) pinned Julian Mares, 0:44 [3-37]
165: Walker Carr (NSU) tech. fall Logan Edwards, 17-0/2:55 [3-42]
174: Jacob Scherber (SJU) dec. Jake Flakus, 6-3 [3-0]
184: Marcus Placide (NSU) pinned Lincoln Shinn, 2:39 [3-6]
197: Diego Gallegos (NSU) dec. Dominic Skawiniak, 8-4 [3-9]
285: Caleb Lefferdink (NSU) dec. Mason Nibbe, 8-1 [3-12]

*the dual started at 174 pounds

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