No. 11 NIACC hosts No. 1 Ellsworth on mat

NIACC's Ryan Faught wrestles against Iowa Western's Kole Gray in their 165-pound match last Wednesday. Faught won, 10-3.
NIACC's Ryan Faught wrestles against Iowa Western's Kole Gray in their 165-pound match last Wednesday. Faught won, 10-3.

MASON CITY - The No. 11 NIACC wrestling team hosts top-ranked Ellsworth in a dual meet Wednesday night in the NIACC gym.

Match time is set for 7 p.m.

NIACC opened its season on Nov. 8 with a 33-9 dual-meet loss at No. 2 Iowa Western. The Trojans picked up wins from top-ranked Austin Anderly at 141, Noah Jackson at 157 and seventh-ranked Ryan Faught at 165.

Jackson picked up a 10-7 decision over Iowa Western's third-ranked Tell Ward.

Ellsworth topped No. 4 Iowa Central in its season-opening dual last week 23-18.

Ellsworth competed in the Grand View Open on Nov. 11. The Panthers' top-ranked 157-pounder Steven Lawrence placed fourth in the open division. For the Panthers in the freshman/sophomore division, Scott Cook (141) was second, Josh Adams (149) was fourth and Darrell Mason (285) was first and Patrick DePiazza (285).

In Wednesday's dual, NIACC's Jackson will get another shot at a ranked wrestler when he faces top-ranked Lawrence in their 157-pound match.

At 184 pounds, NIACC's fourth-ranked Jaylen Lee faces Ellsworth's fifth-ranked Anthony Collins.

Intermat Rankings

NIACC: Austin Anderly (1st at 141); Ryan Faught (7th at 165); Jaylen Lee (4th at 184).

Ellsworth: Justin Folley (3rd at 133); Josh Adams (2nd at 149); Steven Lawrence (1st at 157); Anthony Collins (5th at 184); Timothy Young (1st at 197).

 Probable lineups

NIACC (0-1)

125 -  Open

133 - Arie Reyes (0-1)

141 - Austin Anderly (1-0)

149 - Chanse Rios (1-0) or Robert Rodriguez (0-0)

157 - Noah Jackson (1-0)

165 - Ryan Faught (1-0)

174 - Zach Wagenhoffer (1-0)

184 - Jaylen Lee (0-1)

197 - Sedrak Sheppard (0-1)

285 - Jimsher Sidhu (0-1)

Ellsworth (1-0)

125 - Camron Neal

133 - Justin Folley

141 - Scott Cook

149 - Josh Adams

157 - Steven Lawrence

165 - Matthew Young

174 - Myron Crawford or Bryce Pilcher

184 - Reece Westphal

197 - Timothy Young

285 - Darrell Mason or Patrick DePiazza

 

 

 

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