Matt Baker and Morgan Denson won the last two matches of the evening to push the Maryville wrestling squad past Lindenwood 21-13 in a dual meet in St. Charles, Mo., Wednesday evening. The victory is the second straight dual triumph for the Saints.
Lindenwood led 4-0 before Keygan Foster got the Saints on the scoreboard with a 15-8 win at 133. Tyrell Galloway edged his foe at 141, and Keenan Hagerty recorded a 6-2 triumph at 149. Joey Moorhouse recorded a one-point win in the 157-division, and Christian Loges posted a 6-1 victory to push the Saints edge to 15-4. The Lions took the next two weight classes, including one via an injury, to cut the team score to 15-13.
In the 197-pound classification, Baker cruised to a 10-4 decision to set the stage for Denson to close out the match. In a close overtime decision, Denson recorded a 3-1 win to close out the eight-point victory for Maryville.
The Saints are back in action Friday, Feb. 8, when they host Ouachita Baptist in a 7 p.m. dual meet in Moloney Arena. Maryville will be celebrating �Think Pink� night and will be giving out free pink T-shirts to the first 50 fans in attendance.