NC State wins all 10 matches against Chattanooga

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The No. 6 NC State wrestling team won all 10 bouts Saturday night, and defeated Chattanooga 41-(-1) at Charlotte's Lake Norman High School.

So. Tommy Cox started the night off with a second period pin to put the Pack up 6-0 right away.

R-Fr. Tariq Wilson and #2 Sr. Kevin Jack followed with back-to-back major decisions to give NC State a 14-0 lead after three bouts. Wilson scored a 12-2 major at 133 pounds, while Jack's major was 15-2 at 141 pounds.

R-Sr. Beau Donahue followed with a 12-7 decision at 149 pounds.

R-Fr. Hayden Hidlay at 157 pounds picked up the second pin of the night for NC State, as he also scored a second period pin and pushed the Pack's lead to 23-0.

In a battle of former NC State teammates, the Pack's Brian Hamann tallied a pair of second period takedowns and defeated Chad Pyke 5-3 at 165 pounds.

R-Fr. Daniel Bullard kept the Pack winning streak alive with takedowns in the second and third for a 7-2 win at 174 pounds.

In the most exciting bout of the night, #3 Pete Renda defeated #13 Bryce Carr 2-1 at 184 pounds. Renda got the escape in the second, and rode Carr 2:59 of the three minutes in the third, but Renda locked up the RT point for the 2-1 win.

Fellow redshirt-senior Michael Macchiavello made it two straight ranked wins, as he scored an 8-2 decision at 197 pounds.

The Pack ended the dual like it started it, with a pin by redshirt-junior Malik McDonald at heavyweight.

Up Next: The Pack will return to action next weekend, as NC State travels to Appalachian State next Sunday for a 3 p.m. dual.

125: Tommy Cox (NCSU) fall Alonzo Allen; 4:32 - 6-0
133: Tariq Wilson (NCSU) major dec. Jake Huffine; 12-2 - 10-0
141: #2 Kevin Jack (NCSU) major dec. Michael Pongracz; 15-2 - 14-0
149: Beau Donahue (NCSU) dec. Chris Dobion; 12-7 - 17-0
157: Hayden Hidlay (NCSU) fall Dylan Forzani; 3:22 - 23-0
165: Brian Hamann (NCSU) dec. Chad Pyke; 5-3 - 26-0
174: Daniel Bullard (NCSU) dec. Justin Lampe; 7-2 - 29-0
184: #3 Pete Renda (NCSU) dec. #13 Bryce Carr; 2-1 - 32-(-1)*
197: #8 Michael Macchiavello (NCSU) dec. #20 Scottie Boykin; 8-2 - 35-(-1)
285: Malik McDonald (NCSU) fall Jared Walker; 2:04 - 41-(-1)


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