Huskies’ Bianchini wins 141-pound title at Don Parker Open

St. Cloud State’s Joey Bianchini captured the top spot in the 141-pound bracket for the Huskies at the 2020 Don Parker Open, which was held in Eau Claire, Wisc. on Saturday, Feb. 8 on the campus of UW-Eau Claire.

Bianchini charted a perfect 4-0 record to earn the first place finish and won the title bout with a forfeit against David Flynn of Augsburg. Bianchini was one of several SCSU wrestlers who competed at the Don Parker Open.

Second place finishes for the Huskies at the tournament were charted by Brandon Betancourt at 125 pounds, Ashton Clark at 133-pounds and Dominic Murphy at 174-pounds. Betancourt posted a 3-1 record with his lone loss coming against Dennis McNeal of Ellsworth CC by a score of 7-5 in overtime. In addition, SCSU’s Robby Horsman placed fourth in the 125-pound bracket for the Huskies.

Murphy was 3-1 at 174-pounds and his lone loss on the day was a 15-6 decision in the title bout against Nelson Brands of DI powerhouse University of Iowa. Clark was 3-1 at 133-pounds and finished the title bout with a 14-5 loss to Eron Haynes of Nebraska Wesleyan.

At 165-pounds, SCSU’s Devin Donovan scored a third place finish for SCSU and Luke Clark also gained a sixth place finish in the bracket at 174-pounds. SCSU was also well represented in the 184-pound division as William Pitzner and Tyler Ryan both gained fourth place finishes and Sakai Kelly placed sixth.

Don Parker Blugold Open Results

Listed below are the complete SCSU results at the meet.

Gold 125
Robby Horsman’s place is 4th
Champ. Round 1 – Robby Horsman (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Tyrese Hicks (Northland Community & Technical College) (Fall 0:27)
Quarterfinal – Robby Horsman (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Francis Fuenffinger (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Maj 18-7)
Semifinal – Dennis Mcneal (Ellsworth CC) won by decision over Robby Horsman (St. Cloud State) (Dec 8-5)
3rd Place Match – Camron Neal (Ellsworth CC) won by tech fall over Robby Horsman (St. Cloud State) (TF 20-5)

Gold 125
Brandon Betancourt’s place is 2nd
Champ. Round 1 – Brandon Betancourt (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Tyler Laudick (Nebraska Wesleyan) (Fall 1:59)
Quarterfinal – Brandon Betancourt (St. Cloud State) won by injury default over Aaron Cashman (Iowa) (Inj. 6:10)
Semifinal – Brandon Betancourt (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Camron Neal (Ellsworth CC) (TF 17-0)
1st Place Match – Dennis Mcneal (Ellsworth CC) won in sudden victory – 1 over Brandon Betancourt (St. Cloud State) (SV-1 7-5)

Gold 133
Ashton Clark’s place is 2nd
Champ. Round 1 – Ashton Clark (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Sam Kulseth (Concordia-Moorhead) (Fall 6:15)
Quarterfinal – Ashton Clark (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Jordan Driscoll (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Dec 5-2)
Semifinal – Ashton Clark (St. Cloud State) won by medical forfeit over Noah Becker (St. Johns (MN)) (MFF)
1st Place Match – Eron Haynes (Nebraska Wesleyan) won by major decision over Ashton Clark (St. Cloud State) (Maj 14-5)

Gold 141
Joey Bianchini’s place is 1st
Champ. Round 1 – Joey Bianchini (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Joey Bianchini (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Quentrevion Campbell (Ellsworth CC) (Dec 10-6)
Quarterfinal – Joey Bianchini (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Brady Gross (Augsburg) (Dec 4-1)
Semifinal – Joey Bianchini (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Aaron Meyer (Iowa) (Maj 13-5)
1st Place Match – Joey Bianchini (St. Cloud State) won by medical forfeit over David Flynn (Augsburg) (MFF)

Gold 149
Cameron Riggs
Champ. Round 1 – Jake Bergeland (Minnesota) won by major decision over Cameron Riggs (St. Cloud State) (Maj 8-0)
Cons. Round 1 – Cameron Riggs (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Jerimiah Pierre (Northland Community & Technical College) (Fall 1:41)
Cons. Round 2 – Cameron Riggs (St. Cloud State) won by injury default over Alex Backes (Concordia-Moorhead) (Inj. 0:00)
Cons. Round 3 – Cameron Riggs (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Blake Legred (St. Cloud State) (Dec 7-3)
Cons. Round 4 – Cameron Riggs (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Kellen Schauer (Concordia-Moorhead) (Dec 7-3)
Consolation 1st – Tyler Shackle (UW-La Crosse) and Cameron Riggs (St. Cloud State) (DFF)

Gold 149
Blake Legred
Champ. Round 1 – Blake Legred (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Jack Ridgway (St. Olaf) (Maj 10-0)
Champ. Round 2 – Jacob Forar (Augsburg) won by decision over Blake Legred (St. Cloud State) (Dec 3-1)
Cons. Round 2 – Blake Legred (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Mason Wheeler (Wisconsin-Stevens Point) (Dec 4-2)
Cons. Round 3 – Cameron Riggs (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Blake Legred (St. Cloud State) (Dec 7-3)

Gold 149
Tanner Pasvogel
Champ. Round 1 – Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Aj Bethea (Augsburg) (Dec 11-7)
Champ. Round 2 – Jeren Glosser (Iowa) won by fall over Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) (Fall 2:22)
Cons. Round 2 – Teagen Miller (Luther) won by decision over Tanner Pasvogel (St. Cloud State) (Dec 8-6)

Gold 157
Spencer Miller
Prelim – Spencer Miller (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Eric Bergquist (UMD Club Wrestling) (Fall 4:34)
Champ. Round 1 – Spencer Miller (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Diego Cruz (Luther) (Dec 6-3)
Champ. Round 2 – Tristan Massie (UW-Eau Claire) won by decision over Spencer Miller (St. Cloud State) (Dec 11-4)
Cons. Round 2 – Spencer Miller (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Jack Vaselaar (Augsburg) (Dec 5-3)
Cons. Round 3 – Spencer Miller (St. Cloud State) won in sudden victory – 1 over Tyler Bents (Concordia-Moorhead) (SV-1 3-1)
Consolation 1st – Spencer Miller (St. Cloud State) won by medical forfeit over Devin Roberts (Augsburg) (MFF)

Gold 165
Devin Donovan’s place is 3rd
Champ. Round 1 – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Josh Verbeten (Augsburg) (Maj 13-2)
Quarterfinal – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Moise Madimba (Augsburg) (Dec 6-2)
Semifinal – Jeremiah Moody (Iowa) won by major decision over Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) (Maj 12-4)
Cons. Round 4 – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) received a bye Seth Brossard (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Bye)
3rd Place Match – Devin Donovan (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Ryan Vedner (UW-Whitewater) (Dec 5-2)

Gold 165
Jackson Held
Champ. Round 1 – Jackson Held (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Hadim Kon (St. Olaf) (Fall 0:29)
Champ. Round 2 – Seth Brossard (Rochester Community & Tech. College) won by decision over Jackson Held (St. Cloud State) (Dec 10-7)
Cons. Round 2 – Jackson Held (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Jack Haraldson (Winona State) (Fall 1:06)
Cons. Round 3 – Jackson Held (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Nick Fetzner (UW-La Crosse) (Maj 19-6)
Cons. Round 4 – Jackson Held (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Ben Kasten (Wisconsin-Stevens Point) (TF 16-1)
Consolation 1st – Alexander Skaare (Concordia-Moorhead) and Jackson Held (St. Cloud State) (DFF)

Gold 165
Tanner Eischens
Champ. Round 1 – Tanner Eischens (St. Cloud State) won by forfeit over Bye Bye (Unattached) (FF)
Champ. Round 2 – Baylor Fernandes (Minnesota) won by fall over Tanner Eischens (St. Cloud State) (Fall 2:44)
Cons. Round 2 – Tanner Eischens (St. Cloud State) won in sudden victory – 1 over Garrett Carlson (UW-La Crosse) (SV-1 8-6)
Cons. Round 3 – Ben Kasten (Wisconsin-Stevens Point) won by fall over Tanner Eischens (St. Cloud State) (Fall 5:39)

Gold 165
Brock Schlough
Champ. Round 1 – Brock Schlough (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Nick Fetzner (UW-La Crosse) (Dec 16-14)
Champ. Round 2 – Brock Schlough (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Kelby O`Reilly (UW-La Crosse) (Dec 5-4)
Quarterfinal – Jeremiah Moody (Iowa) won by major decision over Brock Schlough (St. Cloud State) (Maj 15-4)
Cons. Round 3 – Moise Madimba (Augsburg) won by medical forfeit over Brock Schlough (St. Cloud State) (MFF)

Gold 174
Luke Clark’s place is 6th
Champ. Round 1 – Luke Clark (St. Cloud State) won in tie breaker – 1 over Ian Frenzel (Concordia-Moorhead) (TB-1 5-4)
Champ. Round 2 – Luke Clark (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Carston Toedter (Ridgewater College) (Maj 13-3)
Quarterfinal – Nathan Fuller (Minnesota) won by major decision over Luke Clark (St. Cloud State) (Maj 10-0)
Cons. Round 3 – Luke Clark (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Kaleb O`Reilly (UW-La Crosse) (Dec 5-2)
Cons. Round 4 – Myron Crawford (Upper Iowa) received a bye Luke Clark (St. Cloud State) (Bye)
5th Place Match – Nick Rogge (Augsburg) won by tech fall over Luke Clark (St. Cloud State) (TF 20-5)

Gold 174
Dominic Murphy’s place is 2nd
Champ. Round 1 – Dominic Murphy (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Dominic Murphy (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Tristan McDonald (Iowa) (Maj 10-1)
Quarterfinal – Dominic Murphy (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Bentley Schwanebeck-Ostermann (Augsburg) (Fall 6:38)
Semifinal – Dominic Murphy (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Myron Crawford (Upper Iowa) (Dec 11-8)
1st Place Match – Nelson Brands (Iowa) won by major decision over Dominic Murphy (St. Cloud State) (Maj 15-6)

Gold 184
Sakai Kelly’s place is 6th
Champ. Round 1 – Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Alex Oruna (UW-Whitewater) (Dec 3-2)
Champ. Round 2 – Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Ira Kuehn (Luther) (Dec 5-4)
Quarterfinal – Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) (Dec 6-5)
Cons. Round 3 – Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Chase Melton (UW-Eau Claire) (Dec 6-2)
Cons. Round 4 – William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) received a bye Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) (Bye)
5th Place Match – Sawyer Massie (UW-La Crosse) won by medical forfeit over Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) (MFF)

Gold 184
William Pitzner’s place is 4th
Champ. Round 1 – William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) won by tech fall over Parker Cary (St. Johns (MN)) (TF 18-0)
Champ. Round 2 – William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Caden Steffen (Minnesota) (Dec 7-0)
Quarterfinal – William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Sawyer Massie (UW-La Crosse) (Dec 8-7)
Semifinal – Tanner Vassar (Augsburg) won by fall over William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) (Fall 2:26)
Cons. Round 4 – William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) received a bye Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) (Bye)
3rd Place Match – William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) and Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) (DFF)

Gold 184
Tyler Ryan’s place is 4th
Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 – Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Dalton Bernett (Itasca Community College) (Dec 15-9)
Quarterfinal – Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Sakai Kelly (St. Cloud State) (Dec 6-5)
Semifinal – Reed Williams (UW-La Crosse) won by decision over Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) (Dec 10-4)
Cons. Round 4 – Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) received a bye Sawyer Massie (UW-La Crosse) (Bye)
3rd Place Match – William Pitzner (St. Cloud State) and Tyler Ryan (St. Cloud State) (DFF)

Gold 285
Tyler Hugg
Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Hugg (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Braden Willis (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Maj 10-1)
Champ. Round 2 – Andre Baguma (Northland Community & Technical College) won by decision over Tyler Hugg (St. Cloud State) (Dec 3-2)
Cons. Round 2 – Tyler Hugg (St. Cloud State) won by fall over Beau Peterson (Northland Community & Technical College) (Fall 1:26)
Cons. Round 3 – Tyler Hugg (St. Cloud State) won by major decision over Gary Garvin (UW-Eau Claire) (Maj 13-1)
Cons. Round 4 – Tyler Hugg (St. Cloud State) won by decision over Cadin Koeppel (UW-Whitewater) (Dec 4-2)
Consolation 1st – Tyler Hugg (St. Cloud State) and Ethan Hofacker (Augsburg) (DFF)

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