Cleveland State wrestilng hosted Clarion on Friday (Jan. 30) evening as the Vikings went on to win 21-15 for their third win in a row.
Nick Montgomery won Cleveland State's first match of the night in a 13-2 major decision. LaTrell Davis followed suit in another dominating 17-5 major decision to give the Vikings the lead, 8-6. After dropping a couple matches, Xavier Dye brought Cleveland State back within one point from Clarion, 12-11. #15 Riley Shaw won the heavyweight match in a 2-0 decision to once again bring the Vikings within one, 15-14. #15 Ben Willeford put Cleveland State in the lead, 18-15, with a 18-5 major decision over Hunter Jones. Alfredo Gray finished off the Golden Eagles with an 8-1 decision.
The Vikings will be back in action as they travel to Rider on Saturday (Feb. 7). Matches will begin at 1:00 p.m.
141: John Pezze (Clarion) pins Mike Carlone (CSU) 1:36, (Clarion, 6-0)
149: Nick Montgomery (CSU) maj. dec. Brodie Zacherl (Clarion) 13-2, (Clarion, 6-4)
157: LaTrell Davis (CSU) maj. dec. Evan DeLong (Clarion), 17-5 (CSU 8-6)
165: Slade Horner (Clarion) dec. Matt Donohoe (CSU), 7-3 (Clarion, 9-8)
174: Michael Pavasko (Clarion) dec. Gabe Stark (CSU), 5-2 (Clarion 12-8)
184: Xavier Dye (CSU) dec. Daniel Sutherland (Clarion), 6-0 (Clarion 12-11)
197: Ryan Darch dec. Nick Corba, 2-0 (Clarion 15-11)
285: #15 Riley Shaw (CSU) dec. Josh Davis (Clarion), 2-0 (Clarion 15-14)
125: #15 Ben Willeford (CSU) maj. dec. Hunter Jones (Clarion), 18-5 (CSU 18-15)
133: Alfredo Gray dec. Matt Liggett, 8-1 (CSU 21-15)