ASU defeats Missouri, Hall gets 100th victory

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Sun Devils ended its Midwest road trip 2-0, as they avenged last year's loss and defeated No. 20 Missouri, 21-13 on Sunday at the Hearns Center.

Redshirt senior Tanner Hall recorded his 100th career win in an ASU singlet after earning the decision win over Jacob Bohlken (Missouri) to help guide ASU to its seven consecutive victory and sixth top-25 win.

The match got started off at 165 with Josh Shields getting the Devils on the board early on the Tigers, notching his sixth major decision of the year, 17-6.

At 174, Anthony Valencia posted his 9th bonus-point win of the year after picking up a major over Connor Flynn, increasing the Sun Devil lead to 8-0. Zahid Valencia would tack on three more team points as he battled his way past No. 24 Dylan Wisman, 14-10.

The Tigers would get on the board at 197, as Kordell Norfleet surrendered his first loss since early January to Wyatt Koelling, 3-1.

A career milestone would occur at heavyweight with Hall hitting the century mark in all-time wins at ASU and pushing his season total to 17 on the season.

Coming out of intermission, Brandon Courtney picked up his ninth major of the year, moving into the top-10 all-time for major decision wins in one season. The victory is his 20th on the year, tying him with Z. Valencia for the team lead.

Josh Kramer would suffer a major decision loss at 133, while Cory Crooks (141) and Josh Maruca (149) dropped their matches by way of decision to bring the Tigers within striking distance for the match finale at 157.

The matchup featured a top-15 battle between No. 15 Jacori Teemer and No. 12 Jarrett Jacques. The last match of the afternoon lived up to the hype, as Teemer took the lead early and fended off Jacques till the very end to earn his first top-20 victory as a Sun Devil.

Up next, the Sun Devils travel to the west coast to get back into Pac-12 competition as they set up to take on Cal Poly (Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. MST) and Cal State Bakersfield (Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. MST).

165: #6 Josh Shields (ASU) MD Peyton Mocco (Missouri) 17-6
174: #9 Anthony Valencia (ASU) MD Connor Flynn (Missouri), 15-3
184: #1 Zahid Valencia (ASU) Dec #24 Dylan Wisman (Missouri), 14-10
197: Wyatt Koelling (Missouri) Dec #9 Kordell Norfleet (ASU), 3-1
HWT: #4 Tanner Hall (ASU) Dec Jacob Bohlken (Missouri), 4-1
125: #8 Brandon Courtney (ASU) MD Cameron Valdiviez (Missouri), 17-6
133: Allan Hart (Missouri) MD Josh Kramer (ASU), 14-4
141: Alex Butler (Missouri) Dec Cory Crooks (ASU), 4-2
149: #2 Brock Mauller (Missouri) Dec Joshua Maruca (ASU), 8-4
157: #15 Jacori Teemer (ASU) Dec #12 Jarrett Jacques (Missouri), 10-7


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