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Young group leads Storm at Buena Vista Open

Dalton Cockman
Dalton Cockman

STORM LAKE, Iowa -- The Simpson wrestling team competed at the Buena Vista Open on Saturday as six grapplers picked up wins for the Storm.

Dalton Cockman finished second in the Consolation B Championship after securing four victories at 165 pounds. Cockman had decisions of 7-6 and 8-3, as well as major decisions of 13-0 and 9-0.

At 125 pounds, Dylan McChesney began his day with a slim 1-0 win over Buena Vista's Brandon Foster. After a next round loss, McChesney bounced back with a pin in 1:11, before coming up short in a 6-5 bout to end his afternoon.

Bryan Cordova tallied a win at 285 pounds with a pin in the second period. Mason Kruljac earned a 12-6 win at 157 pounds for his first triumph of his career. After an opening round loss, Shyler Langley bounced back with a 20-2 technical fall to secure his long win of the day. Sam Mathis competed in three matches after advancing on a medical forfeit.

Up Next
The Storm travel to Nashville, Tenn. for the Gator Duals on Saturday, Dec. 21.

Match Report
125 – Dylan McChesney, 2-2 | Tan Duong, 0-2
133 – Jason Padilla, 0-2 | Jason Peta, 0-2 | Morgan Montgomery, 0-2 | Josh Bower, 0-2
141 – Caleb Bower, 0-2 | Sam McCoy, 0-2
149 – Jakob Slavin, 0-2
157 – Mason Kruljac, 1-2 | Robert Silva, 0-2 | Sal Quiroz, 0-2
165 – Dalton Cockman, 4-2
174 – Shyler Langley, 1-2 | Noah Kirtley, 0-2 | Nyan Baker, 0-2
184 – Matt Onken, 0-2
197 – Sam Mathis, 1-2 | Jacob Byers, 0-2
285 – Bryan Cordova, 1-2 | Colton Kinnison, 0-2 | Adam Sepan, 0-2