From site: Wrestling
|Date:||January 16, 2020|
In a match between two nationally ranked teams, No. 1 Wartburg defeated No. 17 Luther 47-0 tonight in the Regents Center Gym. The Knights posted bonus points in all but the last three matches en route to the victory.
The final three matches went the distance. Ira Kuehn (184) lost an 11-5 decision to No. 2 ranked Kyle Briggs, Hunter Weaver (197) was defeated by No. 5 ranked Kobe Woods 9-3, and Keenan Feldpausch (285) lost to No. 6 ranked Jordon Brandon by tie breaker based on eight seconds of riding time in overtime.
The loss was the first for the Norse in the American Rivers Conference and they are now 1-1, 7-3 overall. Wartburg improved to 3-0 in league matches, 11-0 overall.
Luther returns to action this Saturday, Jan. 18 when it will compete at the CK Mike Duroe Invitational, hosted by Cornell College. Start time is slated for 9:00 a.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586