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Davidson dominant in home opener against Greensboro

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson opened its 2018 dual match slate with a dominant home performance over Greensboro College in non-conference wrestling action Tuesday night at Belk Arena, 41-3.

The Wildcats began the night in the middle of the rotation with Hunter Costa at 165 pounds. Costa and 174-pounder Noah Satterfield got the 'Cats rolling with a pair of technical falls. Costa made quick work of Joel Kanagy with a first period blanking, 17-0, while Satterfield wrapped up his opponent at 16-1.

Davidson's Conor Fenn at 184 pounds and Finlay Holston at 197 pounds each registered first frame falls. Fenn made quick work of Daniel Pearce, pinning the Pride grappler in just 36 seconds, while Holston earned his late in the opening period (2:23). The third pin of the night came from Kyle Gorant in 133-pound action. The fall was Gorant's third of the season in just five bouts.

Wildcat heavyweight Mitchell Trigg picked up a major (13-1) ahead of Zamir Ode's back-and-forth decision at 125 (7-6). The final two 'Cats to see their hands raised were also by way of decision. Caleb Ziebell (141) and Aidan Conroy (149) dispatched their opponents by scores of 8-3 and 9-3, respectively.

Davidson returns to the mats for a busy weekend of action in the Tarheel State Capital beginning with the Wolfpack Duals hosted by North Carolina State University Saturday, Nov. 17. The 'Cats return the next day for the competitive Wolfpack Open.

Results:
165: Hunter Costa (DC) tech. fall over Joel Kanagy (GC), 17-0
174: Noah Satterfield (DC) tech. fall over Tyron Dudley (GC), 16-1
184: Conor Fenn (DC) fall over Daniel Pearce (GC), :36
197: Finlay Holston (DC) fall over Luis Oropesa (GC), 2:23
HWT: Mitchell Trigg (DC) maj. dec. over Vince Wilson (GC), 13-1
125: Zamir Ode (DC) dec. over Robert Snyder (GC), 7-6
133: Kyle Gorant (DC) fall over Paul Bauberger (GC), 2:53
141: Caleb Ziebell (DC) dec. over Tony Locke (GC), 8-3
149: Aidan Conroy (DC) dec. over Hai Siu (GC), 9-3
157: Conan Wilson (GC) SV over Tony Palumbo (DC), 3-1

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