Huskies win seven of 10 bouts with a fall and a forfeit in 27-9 road victory
FAYETTE, Iowa. – No. 5 St. Cloud State Wrestling won seven of 10 matches with a forfeit and a fall to earn a 27-9 win over No. 10 Upper Iowa in Fayette on Thursday evening. The Huskies won four matches decided by two points or less, grinding out a tough win at Dorman Gymnasium.
The Huskies opened the match at heavyweight, where Elijah Novak dropped a tight 2-0 decision to No. 10 Zach Ryg. Paxton Creese brought the team score even at three with a 5-3 decision over Colby Lopez at 125, dominating early in the match to put together a lead.
Caleb Meekins made a big statement at 133, dragging down Kaden Anderlik twice early in their bout and controlling on top. The Huskies’ 133-pounder found his way to a cow catcher midway through the second, flattening Anderlik for the fall at 3:27.