CSC Grapplers drop close one to Bluehawks, 22-16
The Eagle wrestlers lost to the Dickinson State University Bluehawks 22-16 Wednesday in the Nelson Physical Activity Center.
Dickinson State immediately gained points when the Eagles had an open in the 125-pound class awarding the points to Sergio Martinez, junior of Tehachapi, Calif.
The first match Dustin Stodola, sophomore of Clarkson, won in the 125-pound class over Kevin Hensen, freshman of Kotzesbue, Ark., by major decision, 11-4.
With the team scores 4-6, Josh McCance, sophomore of Chadron, battled against Adam Orton, sophomore of Evanston, Wyo., in the 141-pound class and lost by major decision, 12-2.
The 149-pound bout was Jimmy Savala, senior of Clovis, Calif., against Jordan Ewen, junior of Huntley Project, Mont. Savala came out on top and won by decision, 8-6.
Mikah Kadera, junior of Sheridan, Wyo., beat Kyle Johnson, junior of Mesquite, N.D., in the 157-pound class by decision, 7-2.
Tied in team points at 10-10, 165-pound Briston Brenton, junior of Casper, Wyo., lost by decision 8-3 to Nick Zumwalt, sophomore of Spokane.
Trent Zempel, senior of Conrad, Mont., won by decision 8-3 against Bluehawks Brady Burgess, sophomore of Gillette, Wyo., in the 165-pound class. Zempel’s win put the team scores to a tie, 13-13.
Jordan Debus lost in the184-pound class by pin in 43 seconds to Steven Urquizo, junoir of Merced, Calif., putting the team scores at 19-13 in the Bluehawks’ favor.
Chris Leak, sophomore of Omaha, lost to George Hargrove, junior of Springfield, Mass., by decision, 5-3 in the 197-pound bout.
Heavyweight Sam Udell, senior of Colorado Springs, Colo., controlled the match over Cody Jamtgaard, sophomore of Gillette, Wyo., and won 4-3. Udell’s win wasn’t enough for the Eagles and Dickinson State won 22-16.