Wrestling: Five Wrestlers Place at John Carroll Open

Jake Taylor
Jake Taylor

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio - The Mount Union wrestling team had 13 wrestlers compete in the John Carroll Open on Sunday afternoon. The Purple Raiders had five placers overall at the 133, 165, 174 and 184 weight classes.

Seth Hayes (Ravenna/Rootstown) took third at 133 pounds, Jake Taylor (Fairview Park/Fairview) and Conner Homan (Loveland/Loveland) represented the 165 weight class placing second and fourth, respectively, Jairod James (Bedford/Bedford) went undefeated to take first place at 174 and Tony Rupert (Alliance/Marlington) rounded up the placers for Mount Union at third place at 184 pounds.

There were no team scores recorded for the open.

No. 9 Mount Union returns to OAC dual action in their season finale at No. 6 Baldwin Wallace on Tuesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m.

 

Mount Union Individual Results 

 

125 - Trent Gill (1-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Gill pin Logan Munsee (Gannon), 5:45
  • Champ. Round 3: Christian Wellman (Baldwin Wallace) major dec. Gill, 11-2
  • Cons. Round 4: Cody Moosman (Cleveland State) dec. Gill, 4-1

133 - Seth Hayes (3-1, 3rd Place)

  • Champ. Round 1: Errik Gerback (Baldwin Wallace) tech fall Hayes, 21-6
  • Cons. Round 1: Hayes over Mitch Tikkanen (John Carroll), MFF
  • Cons. Round 2: Hayes dec. Louie Lachapelle (Baldwin Wallace), 4-2
  • Third Place Match: Hayes dec. Gerback, 11-6

141 - Dakota McCloskey (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Jake Martinez (Kent) tech fall McCloskey, 16-1
  • Cons. Round 2: Isaiah Ocasio (Unattached) dec. McCloskey, 7-4

149b - Robert Cobb (1-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: Nicholas Sbrocco (Baldwin Wallace) major dec. Cobb, 15-3
  • Cons. Round 1: Cobb dec. Mitchell Skleres (Gannon), 9-2
  • Cons. Round 2: Luke Walter (Gannon) dec. Cobb, 12-5

157b - Kyle Jenkins (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: Brandon Felkins (Gannon) pin Jenkins, 0:31
  • Cons. Round 1: Trevor Scherf (Baldwin Wallace) over Jenkins, 2-1 (TB-1)

165 - Jake Taylor (3-1, 2nd Place)

  • Champ. Round 1: Taylor dec. Brad Nagy (Gannon), 7-0
  • Champ. Round 2: Taylor pin Adam Green (Baldwin Wallace), 2:09
  • Champ. Round 3: Taylor dec. Aidan Whitis (John Carroll), 4-2
  • 1st Place Match: Antwon Pugh (Notre Dame College) dec. Taylor, 5-2

165 - Austin Rush (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Dempsey King (Unattached) pin Rush, 1:49
  • Cons. Round 2: BYE
  • Cons. Round 3: Conner Homan (Mount Union) pin Rush, 0:53

165 - Conner Homan (3-2, 4th Place)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Antwon Pugh (Notre Dame College) dec. Homan, 11-10
  • Cons. Round 2: Homan pin Brad Nagy (Gannon), 2:04
  • Cons. Round 3: Homan pin Austin Rush (Mount Union), 0:53
  • Cons. Round 4: Homan over Aidan Whitis (John Carroll), MFF
  • 3rd Place Match: Dempsey King (Unattached) pin Homan, 2:08

174 - Jairod James (3-0, 1st Place)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: James major dec. Grant Rathburn (Baldwin Wallace), 11-2
  • Champ. Round 3: James major dec. Devon Pingel (Cleveland State), 16-3
  • 1st Place Match: James over Joel Leise (Gannon), MFF

174 - John Staron (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Joel Leise major dec. Staron, 12-0
  • Cons. Round 2: Louis Crawford (Gannon) major dec. Staron, 13-3 

184 - Tony Rupert (4-1, 3rd Place)

  • Champ. Round 1: Jake Walker (Ohio) pin Rupert, 5:00
  • Cons. Round 1: BYE
  • Cons. Round 2: Rupert major dec. George Lassnick (Mount Union), 11-1
  • Cons. Round 3: Rupert dec. Tyler Stepic (Ohio), 11-9
  • Cons. Round 4: Rupert tech fall Jacob Adams (Cleveland State), 19-4
  • 3rd Place Match: Rupert pin Darnell Parker (Gannon), 1:48

184 - George Lassnick (0-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Chris Marrow (Cleveland State) major dec. Lassnick, 11-0
  • Cons. Round 2: Tony Rupert (Mount Union) major dec. Lassnick, 11-1

197 - Nick Corvo (1-2)

  • Champ. Round 1: BYE
  • Champ. Round 2: Chris Droege (Lake Erie) major dec. Corvo, 12-2
  • Cons. Round 2: BYE
  • Cons. Round 3: Corvo dec. Mason Giordano (Cleveland State), 8-7
  • Cons. Round 4: James Ritchie (Unattached) pin Corvo, 0:50