No. 7 Parkside Slips Past No. 14 Viking Wrestling in NSIC Matchup
KENOSHA, Wis.–No. 14 Augustana wrestling fell to the No. 7 Parkside Rangers on Friday night. The final score of the dual was 25-14 in favor of the Rangers. Augustana falls to 6-8 overall and 2-2 in NSIC action. The Rangers improved to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in NSIC duals.
Jaxson Rohman, ranked at No. 8 in the latest NWCA poll, defeated No. 5 Shane Corrigan in the first match of the dual. Rohman was the first to strike with a takedown in the first period. The sophomore added three more points with a takedown and an escape in the second period. Two more escapes in the third period of action sealed the deal for Rohman as he earned a 7-4 decision victory and added three points to the board for the Vikings.
Competing at 149 pounds, Connor Simmonds defeated his Parkside opponent Jalen Spuhler by 5-2 decision. Spuhler is ranked No. 6 at 149 pounds. Simmonds collected his points with an escape, a reversal, a penalty point and an added point for riding time. The win is Simmond’s 12th of the season and his first over a ranked opponent.
Kolby Kost, nationally ranked in the seventh spot at 174 pounds, picked up AU’s third win of the dual by way of 11-1 major decision. Kost totaled four takedowns, an escape, a penalty point and a point for riding time in the victory.
At 197 pounds, Max Ramberg added another major decision win with an 11-1 victory over UWP’s Kaden Hooker. Ramberg led 4-1 after the first period of action after logging two takedowns. In the second period, the freshman added an escape and a takedown. The final score was achieved in the third period after he added a takedown, a penalty point and a point for riding time.
UW-Parkside 25 Augustana 14
125: No. 8 Jaxson Rohman (AUG) over No. 5 Shane Corrigan (UWP) (Dec 7-4)
133: Troy Dolphin (UWP) over John Babineau (AUG) (TF 17-0 3:35)
141: No. 10 Cayden Henschel (UWP) over Kade Sammons (AUG) (MD 14-4)
149: Connor Simmonds (AUG) over No. 6 Jalen Spuhler (UWP) (Dec 5-2)
157: No. 12 Ben Durocher (UWP) over No. 10 Miles Fitzgerald (AUG) (Fall 5:45)
165: No. 1 Shane Gantz (UWP) over No. 6 Tyler Wagener (AUG) (Dec 9-3)
174: No. 7 Kolby Kost (AUG) over Crosby Schlosser (UWP) (MD 11-1)
184: No. 9 Reece Worachek (UWP) over Danny Reynolds (AUG) (MD 10-2)
197: Max Ramberg (AUG) over Kaden Hooker (UWP) (MD 11-1)
285: Lloyd Reynolds (UWP) over Edward Hajas (AUG) (Dec 3-1)
The Vikings are back on the mat in Fayette, Iowa, on Saturday to face the No. 10 Upper Iowa Peacocks. The dual is slated to begin at 4 p.m.