U Mary 43 MSU Moorhead 3

Hayes Gets Win for Dragons Against Marauders

BISMARCK, N.D. – Hunter Hayes picked up his ninth win of the season on Thursday night to lead the MSUM efforts against 13th-ranked Mary. The Marauders took the dual 43-3.

Hunter Hayes would earn MSUM’s first victory of the dual at 141 pounds. Hayes scored a first-period takedown on Kaden DeCouteau to gain a lead. Hayes would grab another takedown and hang on to win by decision, 6-3. It is Hayes’ ninth win of the season.

Jacob Reinardy would collect an early lead over Leo Mushinsky with a takedown in the first period. Trailing 3-2, Mushinsky would rally back to take a 5-3 lead and eventually win 9-3 over Reinardy.

To conclude the evening, Airin Spell would put up a battle against eighth-ranked Luke Tweeton. Spell trailed 3-2 heading into the third period after earning an escape to start the second. Tweeton would start in the bottom position in the third and earned an escape to push his lead to 4-2. Spell would gain a penalty point to cut the deficit to one before Tweeton scored a takedown with less than a minute remaining. Spell would eventually fall by decision, 10-4.

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125 – Jaden Verhagen technical fall over Hunter Heim (MSUM) (20-5, 6:04)
133 – Reece Barnhardt technical fall over Thomas Carrillo (MSUM) (15-0, 4:41)
141 – Hunter Hayes (MSUM) decision over Kaden DeCouteau (6-3)
149 – Kaden Renner technical fall over Gunnar Mogen (MSUM) (16-1, 5:51)
157 – Braydon Huber technical fall over Cody Wienen (MSUM) (17-2, 4:56)
165 – Leo Mushinsky decision over Jacob Reinardy (MSUM) (9-3)
174 – Max Bruss pinned Wayne Mellon (MSUM) (1:50)
184 – Wyatt Lidberg technical fall over Anthony Sykora (MSUM) (19-4, 5:54)
197 – Matt Kaylor pinned Caleb Vacura (MSUM) (1:27)
HWT – Luke Tweeton decision over Airin Spell (MSUM) (10-4)

Up Next
MSUM will conclude the 2023-24 regular season in a home dual against Minot State on Sunday beginning at 4 p.m.

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