The North Clay wrestling team has split their last two dual matches, dropping a hard fought 54-46 decision to Owen Valley last week before rebounding for a convincing 76-26 win over Southmont on Tuesday.
The Knights wasted little time jumping on the Mounties, winning the first nine weight classes and posted bonus points in seven of those nine. Also of note in the match was Brad Powell's win at 180 pounds as he stuck Kyle McCormick on his back for a pin in an eye popping 10 seconds. That followed what was an impressive 30 second pin by Tommy Holifield at 165 pounds against Jordan Phillips.
North Clay began the evening with a couple of forfeits at 70 and 75 pounds as Caleb Nicosin and Austin Bell got the decisions and Skyler Hall hustled his way to a 10-1 major decision against Tony Zuk of Southmont. Both Austin Sciotto and Pat Durcholz were forfeit recipients and Luke Pingleton followed by earning an 8-4 win at 100 pounds.
Tony Cooksey drilled Josh Pointer for a 15-0 tech fall decision at 105 and Eric Hamblen scraped by in a 2-0 win against Jeremiah Anderson.
Southmont earned their first win of the night with a fall at 115 before Brandon Mikesell held on to a 2-0 win at 120 pounds. Southmont followed with a tech fall, but the Knights added a 4-2 win by Broc Potter at 130 pounds.
The Mounties won three straight at 135, 140 and 145 before Brady Silvers stopped the run for North Clay with a pin in 1:57 against Jesse Martin. Holifield and Powell followed with their quick pins and Brandon Pleake added a 7-0 decision before Beau Judd finished the evening with a forfeit win.
Against Owen Valley, North Clay put together a pair of three match winning streaks, but the Patriots proved to be just a little too much in the middle classes.
Caleb Nicosin, Austin Bell and Skyler Hall all earned decision to open the match againt the Patriots and Tommy Holifield, Brad Powell and Brady Silvers earned late victories for the Knights. Also winning for North Clay were Luke Pingleton via pin and both Cole Dickison and Eric Hamblen received forfeits. Broc Potter won his match by an 8-1 score for North Clay.
Tuesday, March 14 vs Southmont
North Clay 76, Southmont 26
70 lbs -- Caleb Nicosin win by forfeit
75 lbs -- Austin Bell win by forfeit
80 lbs -- Skyler Hall 10-1 win over Tony Zuk
85 lbs -- Austin Sciotto win by forfeit
90 lbs -- Pat Durcholz win by forfeit
95 lbs -- Luke Pingleton 8-4 win over Chase Burton
100 lbs -- Carson Craft 10-1 win over Steven Simpson
105 lbs -- Tony Cooksey 15-0 tech fall over Josh Pointer
110 lbs -- Eric Hamblen 2-0 win over Jeremiah Anderson
115 lbs -- Cole Dickison lbf (1:20) to Ty Johnson
120 lbs -- Brandon Mikesell 2-0 win over Jacob Carrey
125 lbs -- Chris Payne 0-15 loss to Cody Haslin
130 lbs -- Broc Potter 4-2 win over Vince McCaslin
135 lbs -- Conner Strain lbf (2:17) to Nathan Whitlow
140 lbs -- Aaron See lbf (:22) to Cody Dyar
145 lbs -- Kody Brattain 0-4 loss to Chance Allen
155 lbs -- Brady Silvers wbf (1:57) over Jesse Martin
165 lbs -- Tommy Holifield wbf (:30) over Jordan Philips
180 lbs -- Brad Powell wbf (:10) over Kyle McCormick
215 lbs -- Brandon Pleake 7-0 win over Cameron Brazil
275 lbs -- Beau Judd win by forfeit
JV Matches vs Southmont
115 lbs -- Chris Funk lbf (1:48) to Dakota Davis
120 lbs -- Brody Girton lbf (:23) to Chris Smith
Thursday, March 9 at Owen Valley
Owen Valley 54, North Clay 46
70 lbs -- Caleb Nicosin 2-0 win over Hans Paulas
75 lbs -- Austin Bell 3-0 win over Dalton Kemp
80 lbs -- Skyler Hall 7-0 win over Cory Poland
85 lbs -- Collin Richards 10-11 loss to Bryr Hayden
90 lbs -- Luke Pingleton wbf (1:42) over Chip May
95 lbs -- Pat Durcholz lbf (2:31) to Ricky Deckard
100 lbs -- Carson Craft 0-3 loss to Tyler Lowe
105 lbs -- Tony Cooksey 2-4 loss to Robert Stewart
110 lbs -- Eric Hamblen win by forfeit
115 lbs -- Cole Dickison win by forfeit
120 lbs -- Brandon Mikesell lbf (2:31) to Jon Callahan
125 lbs -- Chris Payne lbf (:22) to Donald Monroe
130 lbs -- Broc Potter 8-1 win over Hayden Lewis
135 lbs -- Conner Strain lbf (1:53) to Daniel Sheppard
140 lbs -- Aaron See lbf (1:18) to Mike Turley
145 lbs -- Kody Brattain lbf (1:30) to Chase Behrman
155 lbs -- Brady Silvers wbf (1:45) over Ricky Champion
165 lbs -- Tommy Holifield 19-3 win over Sam Porter
180 lbs -- Brad Powell win by forfeit
215 lbs -- Brandon Pleake 6-7 OT loss to Drake Ronard
275 lbs -- Beau Judd lbf (2:34) to Cody MIller