No. 2 Huskies advance to National Dual Semifinal

SCSU ties all-division NCAA record with 76th straight dual win

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – No. 2 St. Cloud State Wrestling opened their 2022 NWCA National Dual showing in dominant fashion, decimating RV King 47-0 then handling No. 8 Indianapolis 33-9. With the two wins in the Round of 16 and the Quarterfinals, the Huskies have tied the all-division NCAA record of 76 consecutive dual victories, sharing the record with DI Oklahoma State (1937-51). SCSU recorded 11 bonus point wins between the two matches including four pins. The Huskies advance to the Semifinal tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. CT, set for a date with No. 5 Nebraska-Kearney.

SPOTLIGHT PERFORMANCES: Anthony Herrera gave the Huskies a dominant pair of matches at 157, tech falling Ethan Narro (King) 18-3 then breaking down two-time NCAA All-American Dawson Combest (Indianapolis) with a 7-1 decision. No. 1 Joseph Bianchini and Cameron Riggs each scored pins at 141. No. 2 Noah Ryan’s dominance was on full display with a pair of major decisions, while heavyweight Kameron Teacher made his return to the mat with a forfeit win and a pin of Dennis Hubbard (Indianapolis). No. 11 Paxton Creese (125), Jared Head (165), Shaeden Scheidt (174), and Cade Linn (184) rounded out the bonus-point winners in the Huskies’ 47-0 win over King.

“We had a good day and we are looking forward to tomorrow. We will be well tested in the morning, but we need to see where we are at,” said St. Cloud State head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo. “I expect a dog fight in the morning. Should be fun!”

No. 2 St. Cloud State 47, RV King 0
125 – No. 11 Paxton Creese by tech fall over Tyson Upchurch, 16-1 (5-0 SCSU)
133 – Daniel Valeria over Devid Medina, 7-6 (8-0 SCSU)
141 – Cameron Riggs pins Wyatt Coleman at 0:55 (14-0 SCSU)
149 – Jake Barzowski over Austin Kolikas, 9-4 (17-0 SCSU)
157 – Anthony Herrera by tech fall over Ethan Narro, 18-3 (22-0 SCSU)
165 – Jared Head by major decision over Vincent Galang, 12-4 (26-0 SCSU)
174 – Shaeden Scheidt by tech fall over Dalton Pearl, 20-2 (31-0 SCSU)
184 – Cade Linn pins Antonio Washington at 0:32 (37-0 SCSU)
197 – No. 2 Noah Ryan by major decision over Samari Suddeath, 9-0 (41-0 SCSU)
HWT – Kameron Teacher by forfeit (47-0 SCSU)

No. 2 St. Cloud State 33, No. 8 Indianapolis 9
125 – Robby Horsman by forfeit (6-0 SCSU)
133 – Breyden Bailey over Daniel Valeria, 5-1 (6-3 SCSU)
141 – No. 1 Joseph Bianchini pins Nick Varanelli at 3:13 (12-3 SCSU)
149 – No. 9 Logan Bailey over Jake Barzowski, 4-0 (12-6 SCSU)
157 – Anthony Herrera over Dawson Combest, 7-1 (15-6 SCSU)
165 – No. 8 Devin Donovan over Wade Monebrake, 4-3 (18-6 SCSU)
174 – No. 1 Andrew Sams over No. 4 Dominic Murphy, 4-3 (18-9 SCSU)
184 – No. 12 Billy Pitzner by tech fall over Owen Butler, 17-0 (23-9 SCSU)
197 – No. 2 Noah Ryan by major decision over Aidan Petersen, 12-4 (27-9 SCSU)
HWT – Kameron Teacher pins Dennis Hubbard at 3:25 (33-9 SCSU)

UP NEXT: The Huskies meet No. 5 Nebraska-Kearney in Friday’s Semifinal at the Kentucky International Convention Center, beginning at 10:00 a.m. CT.

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