NCWA/Cliff Keen National Duals – Springfield, IL

The 15th ranked Muskegon Community College wrestling team took the mat against the nation’s top teams and finished respectably in 7th place.  In the opening round the Jayhawks lost a very close dual meet to the defending national champions Clackamas Community College 21-18.  Clackamas is currently ranked 2nd in the country.  “We came out to ready to wrestle against Clackamas and battled hard,” exclaimed Coach Mark Brunger.  “I am impressed by the effort of all the kids.”  The Jayhawks lost another tough dual meet to 11th ranked Harper College 25-13 before defeating the 20th ranked Rend Lake College 45-6.  Top individual performances for the weekend came from 141 lb.  Steven Ruppert who finished 2-1 including a 12-9 decision over the top ranked Cody Randall of Clackamus.  149lb. Sean Turner finished 2-1, 149lb Luke Faultersack finished 2-0, 157lb Eric Telford finished 1-0, 165lb Calib Rought finished 2-0 with wins over two ranked opponents, 174lb Trevor Curtice finished 1-0, 184lb Tom Bolday finished 2-1, 285lb Ryan Steverson finished 2-1.

MCC wrestling will next compete on Saturday, January 14th at the Lincoln Duals in Lincoln, IL.

Dual Results are listed below

Match #1 Quarterfinal: Clackamas defeated Muskegon 21-18
125 - Chris Ornelas (Clackamas) over Jarred Lilyhorn (Muskegon) Pin 1:55
133 - Martin Gonzalez (Clackamas) over michael Lackney (Muskegon) Dec 6-0
141 - Steven Ruppert (Muskegon) over Cody Randall (Clackamas) Dec 12-9
149 - Sean Turner (Muskegon) over Eric Luna (Clackamas) Pin 4:30
157 - Eric Telford (Muskegon) over Kevin Maelfeyt (Clackamas) Dec 10-9
165 - Calib Rought (Muskegon) over Eric Hensel (Clackamas) Dec 4-1
174 - Trent Noon (Clackamas) over Jacob Brown (Muskegon) Dec 4-2
184 - Austin Morehead (Clackamas) over Thomas Bolday (Muskegon) Pin 1:31
197 - Rudolf Burtschi (Clackamas) over Mathew Henry (Muskegon) Dec 6-3
285 - Ryan Steverson (Muskegon) over Jacob Laden (Clackamas) 2OT 6-2

Match #2 Cons. Semi: Harper defeated Muskegon 25-13
125 - Zach Hummel (Harper) over Jarred Lilyhorn (Muskegon) Dec 9-6
133 - conor infelise (Harper) over michael Lackney (Muskegon) Dec 5-1
141 - Steven Ruppert (Muskegon) over Vince Gottardo (Harper) Dec 10-4
149 - Luke Faultersack (Muskegon) over Josh Tardy (Harper) OT 4-2
157 - Chris Gonzalez (Harper) over Sean Turner (Muskegon) Pin 3:36
165 - Calib Rought (Muskegon) over nick finkenbinder (Harper) Dec 6-5
174 - khari Washington (Harper) over Jacob Brown (Muskegon) Dec 4-2
184 - Thomas Bolday (Muskegon) over Brandon Dillenbeck (Harper) Maj 13-5
197 - Jameson Zabrin (Harper) over Mathew Henry (Muskegon) Maj 17-7
285 - curtis blaydes (Harper) over Ryan Steverson (Muskegon) Pin 2:22

Match #3 7th Place Match: Muskegon defeated Rend Lake College 45-6
125 - Jarred Lilyhorn (Muskegon) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
133 - michael Lackney (Muskegon) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
141 - Derek Dowdy (Rend Lake College) over Steven Ruppert (Muskegon) OT 7-5
149 - Luke Faultersack (Muskegon) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
157 - Eric Telford (Muskegon) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
165 -Oshea Smith-Traylor (Rend Lake College) over Jamie Spencer (Muskegon) Dec 6-2
174 - Trevor Curtice (Muskegon) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
184 - Thomas Bolday (Muskegon) over Joshua Boots (Rend Lake College) Dec 3-2
197 - Mathew Henry (Muskegon) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
285 - Ryan Steverson (Muskegon) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf
174ex – Trevor Curtice (Muskegon) over Jordan Echols Dec 8-4

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