Top-ranked Grand View won 9 of 10 matches to cruise to a 43-6 win over Briar Cliff in its first home dual of the season tonight in Des Moines.
Top-rated Eric Thompson (Shell Rock, Iowa) opened the dual with a win by disqualification against #13 Abram Reynolds at 285. Briar Cliff followed with their only win of the night at 125, a pin by Kyle Robison over Ernesto Escobar (Beaverton, Ore.).
#14 Angelo Crinzi (Tucson, Ariz.) started the eight-bout win streak for GV and recorded a 15-0 tech fall over Grant Jongerius at 133 pounds. The Vikings also saw a tech fall (15-0) from #1 Gustavo Martinez (Marshalltown, Iowa) over William Butler at 141.
At 149 pounds, #1 Isaiah Tatum (Galesburg, Ill.) won a 14-2 major decision over #13 Skylar Weber. At 157, #2 Quinten Haynes (Waterloo, Iowa) scored a tech fall (21-5) against Leland Slawson.
#3 Chad Lowman (Des Moines, Iowa) scored a quick fall over Joseph Andrews in just 31 seconds at 165 pounds. #3 Jimmie Schuessler (Slater, Iowa) followed with another pin against Curtis Bright at 174 (4:34).
GV closed out the night with two major decisions. At 184, #7 Christian Mays (Goodyear, Ariz.) won 13-3 over Anthony Camacho and Logan Kellogg (Clear Lake, Iowa) closed out the match with an 11-2 win over Jordan Watkins at 197 pounds.
The Vikings are back in action on December 7 at the Simpson Invitational in Indianola and the Buena Vista Invitational in Storm Lake.
125 Kyle Robison, BC, pinned Ernesto Escobar, GV, 3:29
133 Angelo Crinzi, GV, tech. fall Grant Jongerius, BC, 4:01 15-0
141 Gustavo Martinez, GV, tech. fall William Butler, BC, 6:33 26-11
149 Isaiah Tatum, GV, maj. dec. Joseph Weber, BC, 14-2
157 Quinten Haynes, GV tech. fall Leland Slawson, BC, 6:30 21-5
165 Chad Lowman, GV, pinned Joseph Andrews, BC, 0:31
174 Jimmie Schuessler, GV, pinned Curtis Bright, BC, 4:34
184 Christian Mays, GV, maj. dec. Anthony Camacho, BC, 13-3
197 Logan Kellogg, GV, maj. dec. Jordan Watkins, BC, 11-2
285 Eric Thompson, GV, disq. Abram Reynolds, BC