The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team had its hands full at the 1011 NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals on Saturday in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Northern went into the dual tournament unseeded, and for the second straight year, the Lights suffered a two-and-out performance. On Saturday monring, the Lights were beaten by sixth-seeded Campblesville in the opening round, then were put out of the tourney by Southern Oregon in the loser-out round.
Northern lost is first dual to Campblesville 24-13. The Lights were open at 125 pounds, and they were able to keep things close in the upper weights, as freshman Max Payne win at 174 pounds, Evan Hinebauch won at 184 and Rudy Schaffroth was victorious at heavyweight. Northern also got a 13-4 win by Anthony Weerheim at 149. Hinebauch, Weerheim and Schafforth went undefeated on the day.
After losing a tough match in the first round, Northern was ousted by the Red Raiders 27-9. SOU also put out UGF in the next round. Against SOU, Weerheim earned a 5-1 decision and Hinebauch an 18-2 technical fall.
The Lights are back in action on Friday and Saturday in Clackamas, Ore.
Campbellsville 24, Lights 13
125 — Jonny Papesh, Camp, won by forfeit; 133 — Tim Thurston, Camp, md. Cameron Neiss 13-5; 141 — Tommy Pretty, Camp, md. Brandon Leliefeld 11-0; 149 — Anthony Weerhiem, MSN, md. Matt Milton 13-4; 157 — Conor Young, Camp, dec. Cody Miller 7-1; 165 — Nick Waldrop, Camp, dec. Jared Miller 5-3; 174 — Max Payne, MSN, dec. Josh Ashbrook 11-6; 184 — Evan Hinebauch, MSN, dec. Allen Scruggs 4-2; 197 — Spencer Adams, Camp, md. Kody Reed 11-3; HWT — Rudy Schaffroth, MSN, dec. Chris Daniels 3-1.
Southern Oregon 27, Lights 9
125 — Tyler Lander, SOU, won by forfeit; 133 — Jared Dalgleish, SOU, dec. Carmeron Neiss, 7-3; 141 — Justin Eldred, SOU, dec. Brandon Leliefeld, 4-3; 149 — Anthoney Weerheim, MSN, dec. Kyle Wirkuty 5-1; 157 — Tommy Norton-Hooper, SOU, pin Taylor Todd :33; 165 — Justin Mills, SOU, dec. Jared Miller 13-9; 174 — Austin Vanderford, SOU, dec. Max Payne 6-2; 184 — Evan Hinebauch, MSN, tech fall Derek Rottenberg 18-2; 197 — Ronald Lee, SOU, dec. Kody Reed 14-12; HWT — Rudy Schaffroth, MSN, won by forfeit.