No. 11 NIACC hosts top-ranked Iowa Western on mat

MASON CITY - The No. 1 NIACC wrestling team faces No. 1 Iowa Western in a dual meet Wednesday in the NIACC gym.

The match starts at 7 p.m.

The marquee match of the night will pit NIACC's top-ranked Mario Pena against Iowa Western's third-ranked Stephen Boone in the 285 pound match.

Pena and Boone split a pair of matches last season.

Boone won 3-2 in a dual meet and Pena beat Boone 3-2 at the regional tournament. Pena placed fourth at the national tournament and Boone did not place at nationals.

NIACC's sixth-ranked Jacob Niichel will face Iowa Western's Tell Ward at 149 pounds.

Iowa Western's eight-ranked Derek Miller faces NIACC's Alaen Gonzalez at 133 pounds and the Reivers' top-ranked Chase Lemons faces NIACC's Ryan Faught at 157 pounds.

NIACC lineup

125 - Brennen Doebel

133 - Alaen Gonzalez

141 - Robert Rodriguez

149 - Jacob Niichel

157 - Ryan Faught

165 - Tucker Black

174 - Open

184 - Jaylen Lee

197 - Sedrak Sheppard

285 - Mario Pena

Iowa Western lineup

125 - Emmanuel Browne

133 - Derek Miller

141 - Charles McCombs

149 - Tell Ward

157 - Chase Lemons

165 - Cody Kingery

174 - Preston Lauterbach

184 - Tim Barr

197 - Tre'Shoun Rogers

285 - Stephen Boone

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