NIACC's Anderly advances to quarterfinals

NIACC's Austin Anderly controls Camden's Jason Groff in their 141-pound second-round match at the national wrestling tournament.
NIACC's Austin Anderly controls Camden's Jason Groff in their 141-pound second-round match at the national wrestling tournament.

COUNCIL BLUFFS - NIACC's third-ranked Austin Anderly advanced to Friday night's quarterfinals at 141 pounds with a 19-5 major decision victory over Camden's Jason Groff at the NJCAA national wrestling tournament.

Anderly, who earned all-American honors as a freshman with a 5th-place finish, faces Northeast Oklahoma's top-ranked Cody Karstetter in the quarterfinals that start at 6:15 p.m. Friday.

NIACC's Noah Jackson (157), Ryan Faught (165) and Jimsher Sidhu (285) dropped second-round matches on the championship side of the bracket.

At 157, Jackson dropped a 8-4 decision Highline's Liam Corbett.

At 165, Faught dropped a narrow 3-2 decision to Clackamas' Dillon Ulrey.

At 285 pounds, Northeast Oklahoma's Brian Andrews edged Sidhu, 4-3.

Mark Gonzales stayed alive in the consolation bracket at 125 pounds with a pair of wins. Gonzales pinned Minnesota West's Hser Eh Pwae in 1:12 and topped Iowa Central's Kevin Radcliff, 8-4.

Jackson also stayed alive in the consolation bracket with a 8-7 win over Spartanburg's Brandon Harris at 157 pounds.

Sidhu picked up a fall over Triton's Christopher Colvin in 3:15 to stay alive in the consolation bracket at 285 pounds.

Rodriguez, Faught, Askew and Sheppard were eliminated from the tournament with losses in the consolation bracket.

NJCAA national wrestling tournament results

First-round results

125

Benny Gomez (Muskegon) pinned Mark Gonzales, 2:20.

149

Kenny Astle (Western Wyoming) major dec. Robert Rodriguez, 13-2.

157

Noah Jackson (N) dec. Alfred Daniel (RCTC), 7-3.

165

Ryan Faught (N) dec. Augustus Siaway (Ridgewater), 2-1.

174

Dylan Reel (Clackamas) dec. Tavion Askew, 8-5.

197

Zeke Silva (NE Oklahoma) major dec. Sedrak Sheppard, 16-7.

285

Jimsher Sidhu (N) pinned Mark Fischer (Rowan), 5:38.

Second-round championship

141

Austin Anderly (N) major dec. Jason Groff (Camden), 19-5.

157

Liam Corbett (Highline) dec. Jackson, 8-4.

165

Dillon Ulrey (Clackamas) dec. Faught, 3-2.

285

Brian Andrews (NE Oklahoma) dec. Sidhu, 4-3.

First-round consolation

125

Gonzales pinned Hser Eh Pwae (Minnesota West), 1:12.

149

Rodriguez dec. Wilyande Bell (Lincoln), 16-9.

174

Askew received a bye.

197

Sedrak Sheppard won by medical forfeit over Aaron Corralez (Harper).

Second-round consolation

125

Gonzales dec. Kevin Radcliff (Iowa Central), 8-4.

149

John Reina (Niagara) major dec. Rodriguez, 15-5.

157

Jackson dec. Brandon Harris (Spartanburg), 8-7.

165

Antonio LaRocca (Nassau) dec. Faught, 8-4.

174

Matt Hebel (Western Wyoming) tech. fall Askew, 22-7.

197

Tim Young (Ellsworth) dec. Sheppard, 3-0.

285

Sidhu pinned Christopher Colvin (Triton), 3:15.

 

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