No. 11 NIACC falls to top-ranked Iowa Western, 37-9

NIACC's Brennen Doebel enters Sunday's district tournament ranked seventh at 125 pounds.
NIACC's Brennen Doebel enters Sunday's district tournament ranked seventh at 125 pounds.

MASON CITY - The No. 11 NIACC wrestling team dropped a 37-9 decision to No. 1 Iowa Western in a ICCAC dual meet Wednesday night in the NIACC gym.

NIACC picked up a fall from Robert Rodriguez at 141 pounds and a decision from Brennen Doebel at 125 pounds.

Rodriguez pinned Iowa Western's Derek Miller, who is ranked 8th at 133 pounds, in 31 seconds.

Doebel took a 11-7 decision from the Reivers' Emmanuel Browne.

Iowa Western won eight of the 10 matches, including two by fall and one by technical falls.

In the 285-pound match, the Reivers' third-ranked Stephen Boone edged NIACC's top-ranked Mario Pena 3-1 in overtime.

Boone owns a 2-1 record against Pena as the two standouts split a pair of matches during their freshman season.

Iowa Western 37, NIACC 9

125 - Brennen Doebel (N) dec. Emmanuel Browne, 11-4; 133 - Charles McCombs (IW) major dec. Alaen Gonzalez, 11-3; 141 - Robert Rodriguez (N) pinned Derek Miller, :31; 149 - Tell Ward (IW) pinned Niichel, 6:08; 157 - Chase Lemon (IW) major dec. Ryan Faught, 14-4.

165 - Cody Kingery (IW) dec. Tucker Black, 5-3; 174 - Preston Lautercah (IW) tech. fall Coleby Bratrud, 18-2; 184 - Tim Barr (IW) won by injury default over Jaylen Lee; 197 - Tre'Shoun Rogers (IW) pinned Sedrak Sheppard, 2:29; 285 - Stephen Boone (IW) dec. Mario Pena, 3-1 (OT).

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