Mavericks Takedown Marauders 29-12
BISMARCK, N.D. — The No. 17 Minnesota State wrestling team defeated the U-Mary Marauders, 29-12, in a Friday evening dual that saw the Mavericks win seven matches.
At 125 lbs., Trenton McManus was pinned in the third period by Jeremy Leintz to give the Marauders a 6-0 lead.
After that, the Mavericks won three consecutive matches to take a 12-6 lead. At 133 lbs., Cole Gille defeated Lincoln Turman by a 3-0 decision. No. 9 Louie Sanders then picked up an 11-3 major decision win over Trevor Fauver at 141 lbs., before No. 3 Kyle Rathman came away with a 16-1 technical fall win over Devin Steidler at 149 lbs.
In the final match before intermission, Cooper Siebrecht was blanked in a 4-0 loss to No. 12 Braydon Huber.
Logan Saltou was victorious by a 12-2 major decision win over Riley Mitchell at 165 lbs., which began a string of four consecutive wins by MSU, giving the Mavericks a 29-9 lead.
In the most anticipated match of the night, Zach Johnston, who holds the No. 10 ranking at 174 lbs., earned a 6-2 upset win over No. 7 Phillip Springsteen. Trevor Turriff followed up with a 16-3 major decision win over Grant Litke at 184 lbs. before 197-pounder Matthew Blome pinned Gerardo Jaime in the second period.
In the final match of the night, Max Villnow dropped a 5-0 decision to Dominic Tudor, but the Mavericks would earn a 29-12 win.
The Mavericks will now face No. 23 Minot State inside the Minot State Dome on Saturday. The dual is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
#17 Minnesota State 29, U-Mary 12
125: Jeremy Leintz MARY) Fall over Trenton McManus (MSU) 6:06 | 6-0 MARY
133: Cole Gille (MSU) Dec. over Lincoln Turman (MARY) 3-1 | 6-3 MARY
141: #9 Louie Sanders (MSU) Maj. over Trevor Fauver (MARY) 11-3 | 7-6 MSU
149: #3 Kyle Rathman (MSU) Tech. fall over Devin Steidler (MARY) 16-1 | 12-6 MSU
157: #12 Braydon Huber (MARY) Dec. over Cooper Siebrecht (MSU) 4-0 | 12-9 MSU
165: Logan Saltou (MSU) Maj. over Riley Mitchell (MARY) 12-2 | 16-9 MSU
174: #10 Zach Johnston (MSU) Dec. over #7 Phillip Springsteen (MARY) 6-2 | 19-9 MSU
184: Trevor Turriff (MSU) Maj. over Grant Litke (MARY) 16-3 | 23-9 MSU
197: Matt Blome (MSU) Fall over Gerardo Jaime (MARY) 4:12 | 29-9 MSU
285: Dominic Tudor (MARY) Dec. over Max Villnow (MSU) 5-0 | 29-12 MSU