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Virginia Tech tops Virginia at Moss Arts Center

BLACKSBURG -- No. 14 Virginia Tech won eight of 10 bouts against No. 22 Virginia, including four by bonus points, as the Hokies defeated the Cavaliers, 30-6, in front of a packed house at the Moss Arts Center.

Tech (9-4, 3-1 ACC) six straight bouts and had three bonus point victories from 165 through 184. With the win, the Hokies still have a chance to share the ACC Dual Meet Championship with either NC State or North Carolina. The Hokies will face the Wolfpack on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Cassell Coliseum in the regular season finale for both teams.

MATCH NOTES
  • The Hokies improve to 47-32-1 all-time against UVA.
  • With the win, Virginia Tech secured a point in the Commonwealth Clash presented by Virginia529, a race that Tech leads 5-3.
  • This is the second time the Hokies have defeated UVA this season after defeating the 'Hoos at the finals of the Virginia Duals back in January.
  • Mitch Moore's tech fall that kicked off the dual was his 12th bonus point win and his 16th overall victory of his true freshman campaign.
  • Mekhi Lewis' major decision was his fifth consecutive bonus point win.
  • Brooks Wilding started his second consecutive dual at 197 pounds.
  • Facing top 10 opponents in back-to-back nights, Joey Prata held No. 5 Jack Mueller to a 6-2 decision at 125 pounds.

    Results:
    141: Mitch Moore (VT) tech fall Sam Krivus, 16-0 (6:31) - VT 5, UVA 0
    149: Ryan Blees (VT) dec. Michael Murphy, 3-2 - VT 8, UVA 0
    157: B.C. LaPrade (VT) dec. Jake Keating, 12-5 - VT 11, UVA 0
    165: No. 8 Mekhi Lewis (VT) major dec. Cam Coy, 10-1 - VT 15, UVA 0
    174: No. 7 David McFadden (VT) major dec. Robby Patrick, 13-4 - VT 19, UVA 0
    184: No. 7 Zack Zavatsky (VT) tech fall Drew Peck, 18-3 (5:36) - VT 24, UVA 0
    197: No. 10 Jay Aiello dec. Brooks Wilding (VT), 14-7 - VT 24, UVA 3
    HWT: No. 18 Billy Miller (VT) dec. Tyler Love, 4-1 - VT 27, UVA 3
    125: No. 5 Jack Mueller dec. Joey Prata (VT), 6-2 - VT 27, UVA 6
    133: No. 12 Korbin Myers (VT) dec. Louie Hayes, 5-2 - VT 30, UVA 6
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