Ellsworth stops NIACC on mat, 31-15

NIACC's Holt Truax controls Ellsworth's Devon Gordon in their 197-pound match. Truax won by fall in 3:56.
NIACC's Holt Truax controls Ellsworth's Devon Gordon in their 197-pound match. Truax won by fall in 3:56.

MASON CITY - The No. 10 Ellsworth wrestling team topped NIACC 31-15 in an ICCAC dual Wednesday night in the NIACC gym.

Picking up wins for the Trojans (0-1) were Brock Luthens by overtime decision at 133, Hunter Luke by forfeit at 141 and Holt Truax by fall at 197.

Luthens (2-2) topped Ellsworth's Hector Candelaria, 8-7 and Truax pinned the Panthers' Devon Gordon in 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

NIACC returns to action Saturday at the Coe College Invitational Cedar Rapids.

Ellsworth 31, NIACC 15

125 - Carter Cox (E) dec. Arie Reyes, 5-3; 133 - Brock Luthens (N) dec. Hector Candelaria, 8-7 (TB); 141 - Hunter Luke (N) won by forfeit; 149 - Cardeionte Wilson (E) major dec. Quinn Murphy, 12-3; 157 - Zach Garza (E) tech. fall Xavier Judge, 17-2.

165 - Kjhanden Howse (E) major dec. Julian Giustiniano, 15-4; 174 - Myron Crawford (E) won by forfeit; 184 - Jordan Shahrikian (E) pinned Reldon Miller, :51; 197 - Holt Truax (N) pinned Devon Gordon, 3:56; 285 - Charles Griffen (E) dec. Zach Santee, 7-4.