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College wrestling: Cobbers win 1, lose 2 at NWCA National Duals

The Cobbers took down Dubuque 31-6 in their second match of the day.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Concordia wrestling team defeated Dubuque, and fell to Wabash and Johnson & Wales on Thursday during the NWCA National Duals at Kentucky International Convention Center.

Wabash edged the Cobbers 22-18 in the first round of the championship bracket. Ty Bisek and Tyler Bents each picked up victories via pin to lead the Cobbers. Bisek pinned Andrew Sinkovics in 2 minutes, 52 seconds at 133 pounds. Bents pinned Tyson Nisley in the 157-pound bout in 4:02.

Concordia then rolled by Dubuque 31-6 in the consolation bracket. Bret Wilson, Kaden Spindler and Gabriel Zierden each earned technical fall victories for the Cobbers. At 165 pounds, Wilson topped Evan Atchley 15-0, Spindler (174) defeated Julius Boimah 20-2 and Zierden (197) bested Tyler Thurston 17-2.

The Cobbers ended the day with a 36-6 loss to Johnson & Wales. Bisek and Kellen Schauer each got wins for the Cobbers. The 133-pound Bisek earned a 12-10 decision over Gabriel Leo-Esparolini, while Schauer notched a 4-3 decision over Thomas DiResta at 149.

Wabash 22, Concordia 18

125: Champagne, W, maj. dec. Kubesh 17-3; 133: Bisek, C, pin Sinkovics 2:52; 141: Alstott, W, dec. Prunty 7-5; 149: Barr, W, pin Schauer 3:53; 157: Bents, C, pin Nisley 4:02; 165: Hatch, W, dec. Wilson 8-5; 174: Spindler, C, dec. Arebalo 4-2; 184: Friese, C, dec. Baczek 3-2 (OT); 197: Heldt, W, dec. Zierden 5-0; 285: Bishop, W, dec. Dockter 3-0

Concordia 31, Dubuque 6

125: Hornback, D, dec. Kubesh 5-4; 133: Bisek, C, dec. Sauriol 9-2; 141: Prunty, C, dec. Sanchez 3-0; 149: Schauer, C, dec. Radeke 5-3; 157: Anderson, D, dec. Bents 8-5; 165: Wilson, C, tech. fall Atchley 15-0; 174: Spindler, C, tech. fall Boimah 20-2; 184: Friese, C, dec. Gonzales 7-2; 197: Zierden, C, tech. fall Thurston 17-2; Dockter, C, dec. Melise 3-1

Johnson & Wales 36, Concordia 6

125: Lopez, JW, maj. dec. Kubesh 15-3; 133: Bisek, C, dec. Leo-Esparolini 12-10; 141: Brown, JW, maj. dec. Prunty 11-1; 149: Schauer, C, dec. DiResta 4-3; 157: Joyce, JW, dec. Bents 6-3; 165: Garcia, JW, pin Wilson 5:17; 174: Ross, JW, tech. fall Spindler 16-0; 184: DeVivo, JW, tech. fall Friese 16-1; 197: Harr, JW, pin Zierden 2:50; 285: Leka, JW, dec. Dockter 3-1 (OT)

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