Brown scores pin in loss to No. 2 Wartburg

RJ Brown
RJ Brown

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- RJ Brown got a third-period pin at 174 pounds but No. 2 Wartburg beat the Simpson wrestling team 46-6 Wednesday night at Hopper Gymnasium.

The defending national champion Knights improved to 2-0 overall and 2-0 in the American Rivers Conference. The Storm are 0-3 and 0-1 in the league.

Brown trailed Trevor McLaughlin 6-5 after the second period. Early in the third he escaped McLaughlin, then scored a takedown before recording the pinfall in 6 minutes, 35 seconds.

Tim Dendy gave Brock Meyer a run at 197 but, a scoreless second period hurt the freshman in a 4-2 loss. He trailed 2-1 after the first 3 minutes, but Meyer won the second period 2-0 and Dendy was unable to complete the comeback.

Dual Results
125 — Brady Kyner (WAR) tech. fall Dylan McChesney, 18-2 (4:52)
133 — Nick Meling (WAR) major dec. Jason Padilla, 10-0
141 — Brady Fritz (WAR) pins Jacob Irwin, 1:33
149 — Zayren Terukina (WAR) pins Jakob Slavin, 1:05
157 — #2 Cross Cannone (WAR) wins by forfeit
165 — Augustus Linke (WAR) wins by forfeit
174 — RJ Brown (SIM) pins Trevor McLaughlin, 6:35
184 — Isiah Cox (WAR) major dec. Damon Piatt, 10-2
197 — Brock Meyer (WAR) dec. Tim Dendy, 4-2
285 — Slade Sifuentes (WAR) pins Sam Mathis, 2:03

Up Next
Simpson goes to the Coe Turkey Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 17.