NC State dominates in 34-3 win at Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. -- The No. 6 NC State wrestling team won nine of the 10 bouts on the day, and came away with a dominating 34-3 win at Appalachian State on Sunday.

The dual started at 149 pounds, and NC State reeled off three straight wins to take a 12-0 lead.

#18 Beau Donahue scored the bout's lone two takedowns and came away with a 6-3 win.

#17 Hayden Hidlay was dominate in his bout at 157 pounds, up 18-4 late in the third, he scored a pin and six points for the Pack. Hidlay is now 7-0 on the season, all bonus point wins in duals.

#20 Brian Hamann scored a takedown in the first and rode out his opponent the entire second period enroute to a 5-3 win at 165 pounds.

After Appalachian State notched its first win of the day at 174 pounds, #3 Pete Renda scored an escape with just eight seconds left for a 3-2 win and to put the Pack up 15-3 at the break.

NC State picked right up after the break winning all five bouts with two for bonus points.

#7 Michael Macchiavello scored a takedown in the second and a reversal to start the third to pick up a 5-2 win at 197 pounds.

At heavyweight, Malik McDonald put together a takedown and two-point near fall in the third period for a 6-1 win.

The Pack's second pin of the day was by Tommy Cox at 125 pounds, just 2:20 into his match.

Tariq Wilson scored an 8-2 win at 133 pounds.

#2 Kevin Jack closed out the road win with a 15-3 major decision at 141 pounds.

Up Next: The Wolfpack will be in road action next weekend. NC State travels to #12 Nebraska for a dual on Friday night, then will continue onto Reno for the Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday.

149: #18 Beau Donahue (NCSU) dec. Gavin Londoff; 6-3 - 3-0
157: #17 Hayden Hidlay (NCSU) fall Laken Cook; 6:29 - 9-0
165: #20 Brian Hamann (NCSU) dec. Thomas Flitz; 5-3 - 12-0
174: #20 Forrest Przybysz (APP) dec. Daniel Bullard; 10-4 - 12-3
184: #3 Pete Renda (NCSU) dec. Alan Clothier; 3-2 - 15-3
197: #7 Michael Macchiavello (NCSU) dec. Randall Diabe; 5-2 - 18-3
285: Malik McDonald (NCSU) dec. Cary Miller; 6-1 - 21-3
125: Tommy Cox (NCSU) fall De'Andre Swinson; 2:20 - 27-3
133: Tariq Wilson (NCSU) dec. Codi Russell; 8-2 - 30-3
141: #2 Kevin Jack (NCSU) major dec. Irvin Enriquez; 15-3 - 34-3


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