BC wrestlers Edwards, Anderson take 1st at Hastings

By Bethany College Sports Informaion
January 12, 2014

HASTINGS, Neb.  — Bethany College’s wrestling team returned to action Saturday in the Cusatis Open at Hastings Colleg.

The Swedes recorded 23 pins on the day, and a total time of 63:12 and 11 team members placed.

Freshman Dane Edwards finished first in the 141 division. He won by major decision 14-2, won by decision 6-2, won by fall at 5:36, won in tiebreaker 4-3 and won by 3-1 decision.

Junior Colt Rogers placed second in the 141 division. He won by fall at 4:09, and won by decisions of 8-2 and 7-5.

In the 149 division, freshman Victor Hughes took second. Hughes won by technical fall 18-3, won by injury default at 4:50, won by decision of 5-0 and won by medical forfeit.

Junior Courtney Strauss finished fourth in the 149. He won by falls at 1:42, 1:42, 1:33 and 4:15.

In the 157 division, freshman Jonathan Blackwell placed third. He won by decisions of 7-3, 9-4 and 7-3, won by major decision 12-4, and won by decision 5-1.

Junior Jordon Ward finished second in the 165. He won by technical fall 16-1, and won by decisions of 10-6 and 8-6.

Freshman Zach Eaton took fourth in the 174. He won by fall at 3:39, won by decisions of 5-2 and 5-4, and won by technical fall 16-1.

In the 184 division, freshman Spencer Wilson placed third. He won by technical fall at 2:47, won by fall at 5:25 and 0:36 and won by forfeit.

Junior Taylor Baird finished second in the 197. He won by fall at 0:43 and won by decisions of 8-1 and 8-2.

Junior Zach Anderson was crowned champion in the 285 division. Anderson won by major decision 12-3, won in sudden victory 3-1, won by fall at 0:51 and won by 4-3 decision.

Sophomore Tyler Smith took third in the 285. Smith won by decisions of 1-0, 3-1, 6-3, and 4-2.

Results are as follows:

125: Quinton Harrison, 1-2

133: Anthony Livengood, 3-2

133: James Lohman, 0-2

133: Ty Kolterman, 2-2

141: Steven Ortiz, 2-2

141: Daniel Romero, 0-2

141: Dane Edwards, 5-0, 1st place

141: Colt Rogers, 3-1, 2nd place

149: Victor Hughes, 4-1, 2nd place

149: Courtney Strauss, 4-1, 4th place

149: John Risewick, 3-2

157: Steven Scott, 2-2

157: Jonathan Blackwell, 5-1, 3rd place

157: Trent Robb, 0-2

165: Lawrence Williams, 0-2

165: Jordon Ward, 3-1, 2nd place

174: Tanner O'Donnell, 4-2

174: Zach Eaton, 4-1, 4th place

174: Matt Atwood, 2-2

184: Spencer Wilson, 4-1, 3rd place

184: Kyler Atwood, 2-2

184: Trevor Whittaker, 0-2

197: Taylor Baird, 3-1, 2nd place

197:  Christian Janek, 0-2

285: Tyler Smith, 5-1, 3rd place

285:  Zach Anderson, 4-0, 1st place

"It was good to get our confidence going after the break," Bethany coach Jacob Marrs said. "We have a full slate in January and three home duals coming up. We appreciate any support the community will show us by attending our events and we will do our best to provide a great atmosphere for our fans."

The Swedes return home to host a dual against Bacone College at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The dual features Club Wrestling/High School Night.


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