MARSHALL, Minn. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team opened the season with an intra-squad dual on Saturday afternoon in the annual Brown and Gold dual as Gold took a 28-24 victory. It came down to the final match when Jacob Dykes won by decision to give the Gold team the victory.
Gold 28, Brown 24
125: Jackson Stauffacher (Brown) maj. dec. Ben Emrich (Gold), 12-3
133: Hunter Pfantz (Gold) pinned Rees Lehman (Brown), 3:48
141: Justin Sampson (Brown) maj. dec. Chase Murphy (Gold), 10-2
141/149: Luke Peterson (Gold) dec. Robert Shields (Brown), 3-2
141/149: Tyler Soltau (Gold) dec. Hayden Straumann (Brown), 9-5
157: Nathan Moore (Gold) dec. Jordon Peterson (Brown), 10-3
157: Tallin Johnson (Brown) pinned Joseph Anderson (Gold), 3:49
157: Lucas Hodges (Gold) dec. Sean Howk (Brown), 6-2
165/174: Carter Marx (Brown) pinned Jace Paplow (Gold), 7:59
174/184: Nye Becker (Gold) dec. Brandon Lalla (Brown), 3-1
184: Caden Steffen (Gold) maj. dec. Kevin Bostwick (Brown), 15-1
197/285: Neil Hanson (Brown) maj. dec. Dillon McEachran (Gold), 10-2
285: Jacob Dykes (Gold) dec. German Fitzgerald (Brown), 3-2
Southwest Minnesota State opens the 2021-22 season on Nov. 13 at the Dakota Wesleyan Open. SMSU will open conference duals on Friday, Dec. 10, in Aberdeen, S.D., against Northern State at 7 p.m., and will open its home schedule on Friday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. versus Upper Iowa.