NIACC falls to Iowa Central on mat, 28-15

NIACC's Tony Mendoza battles with Iowa Central's Yarhoski Aldiva in their 149-pound match Wednesday.
NIACC's Tony Mendoza battles with Iowa Central's Yarhoski Aldiva in their 149-pound match Wednesday.

MASON CITY - The NIACC wrestling team dropped a 28-15 decision to Iowa Central in an ICCAC dual meet on Wednesday in the NIACC Recreation Center.

NIACC picked up wins from Tony Mendoza (149), Xavier Judge (165), Mason Carpenter (174) and Zach Santee (285).

Mendoza stopped Iowa Central's eighth-ranked Yarhoski Aldiva, 3-2. Judge pinned the Tritons' Russ Jennett in 1 minute, 40 seconds, Carpenter took a 3-1 decision from Iowa Central's Austin Lamm and Santee topped Iowa Central's Gunner Cash, 9-6.

NIACC returns to action Jan. 31 in a dual meet at Iowa Western.

IOWA CENTRAL 28, NIACC 15

125 - Kevin Radcliff (IC) dec. Mark Gonzales, 9-4; 133 - Josh Garcia (IC) dec. Arie Reyes, 10-8; 141 - Damond Lockner (IC) won by forfeit; 149 - Tony Mendoza (N) dec. Yarhoski Aldiva, 3-2; 157 - Ethan Karsten (IC) pinned Quinn Murphy, 1:34.

165 - Xavier Judge (N) pinned Russ Jennett, 1:40; 174 - Mason Carpenter (N) dec. Austin Lamm, 3-1; 184 - Brian Stanford (IC) major dec. Holt Truax, 13-1; 197 - Tyree Sutton (IC) pinned Hunter Hagen, 2:12; 285 - Zach Santee (N) dec. Gunner Cash.