Campbell tops App State, Gardner-Webb

BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Campbell remained unbeaten in Southern Conference duals, sweeping Saturday's matches against Appalachian State and Gardner-Webb at the Pope Convocation Center.

Campbell moved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in SoCon matchups after the day's action, while Appalachian State fell to 3-2 on the season and 3-1 in conference duals. Gardner-Webb dropped to 0-7 overall, including 0-4 in SoCon duals.

The Camels opened the day with a come from behind 21-17 win over App State, then defeated Gardner-Webb 38-6.

The Mountaineers also topped Gardner-Webb 28-6.

Down 17-3 through six matches, Campbell claimed the final four bouts against Appalachian State, including back to back pins at 184 and 197 pounds, to claim a 21-17 win over the Mountaineers.

Benjamin Barton put Campbell on the board at 157 with a 5-4 decision over Cody Bond, and two matchups later, Austin Murphy's 5-4 decision brought the Camels within 17-6.

Then back to back Campbell pins, first from Caleb Hopkins at 174 in the second period over Julian Gorring (4:08), then Chris Kober at 197 in the third frame (5:39) over Mason Fiscella, put CU on top 18-17 with one match to go.

Taye Ghadiali sealed the win for the Camels with an 8-2 decision at heavyweight over Michael Burchell. The dual win marked Campbell's third straight over the Mountaineers.

Against the Runnin' Bulldogs, Camels accounted for seven bonus point victories, including a second fall for Hopkins at 184 (4:27), as well as a 21-second pin from Jason Kraisser at 149 pounds, and an Austin Murphy pin (5:45) at 174 pounds. Zurich Storm also notched a 17-2 tech fall (5:58) to start the match at 125.

Campbell will continue its SoCon slate next weekend with another doubleheader in Charleston, S.C., taking on Davidson and The Citadel.

Campbell 21, Appalachian State 17
125: Codi Russell (App State) over Zurich Storm (Campbell) Dec 8-3 (3-0)
133: Sean Carter (App State) over Gabriel Hixenbaugh (Campbell) Dec 3-1 SV-1 (6-0)
141: Anthony Brito (App State) over Shannon Hanna (Campbell) MD 13-4 (10-0)
149: Jonathan Millner (App State) over Jason Kraisser (Campbell) Dec 10-5 (13-0)
157: Benjamin Barton (Campbell) over Cody Bond (App State) Dec 5-4 (13-3)
165: Will Formato (App State) over Austin Kraisser (Campbell) MD 11-2 (17-3)
174: Austin Murphy (Campbell) over Thomas Flitz (App State) Dec 5-4 (17-6)
184: Caleb Hopkins (Campbell) over Julian Gorring (App State) Fall (4:08) (17-12)
197: Chris Kober (Campbell) over Mason Fiscella (App State) Fall (5:39) (17-18)
285: Taye Ghadiali (Campbell) over Michael Burchell (App State) Dec 8-2 (17-21)

Extra matches: Campbell/App State
133: Tyler Kellison (App State) over Chris Rivera (Campbell) Dec 4-0
141: Justin Rivera (Campbell) over Heath Gonyer (App State) TF 17-2 (3:53)

Campbell 38, Gardner-Webb 6
125: Zurich Storm (Campbell) over Aedyn Concepcion (Gardner-Webb) TF 17-2 (5:58) (5-0)
133: Gabriel Hixenbaugh (Campbell) over Todd Carter (Gardner-Webb) MD 14-4 (9-0)
141: Justin Rivera (Campbell) Trevon Majette (Gardner-Webb) Dec 3-2 (12-0)
149: Jason Kraisser (Campbell) over Anthony Schiess (Gardner-Webb) Fall (0:21) (18-0)
157: Benjamin Barton (Campbell) Taylor Parks (Gardner-Webb) MD 16-5 (22-0)
165: Rodrick Mosley (Gardner-Webb) over Austin Kraisser (Campbell) Dec 5-2 (22-3)
174: Austin Murphy (Campbell) over Sam Mora (Gardner-Webb) Fall (5:45) (28-3)
184: Caleb Hopkins (Campbell) over Jha'Quan Anderson (Gardner-Webb) Fall (4:27) (34-3)
197: Chris Kober (Campbell) over Jack Trautman (Gardner-Webb) MD 16-4 (38-3)
285: Anthony Perrine (Gardner-Webb) over Taye Ghadiali (Campbell) Dec 4-3 (36-6)

Extra matches: Campbell/Gardner-Webb
133: Korbin Meink (Campbell) over Joseph Mecham (Gardner-Webb) Dec 4-0
141: Shannon Hanna (Campbell) over Brandon Bright (Gardner-Webb) Dec 3-1
174: Mike Ferree (Campbell) over Evan Schenk (Gardner-Webb) Dec 6-4

Appalachian State 28, Gardner-Webb 6
125: Codi Russell (App State) over Aedyn Concepcion (Gardner-Webb) TF 25-8 (6:27) (5-0)
133: Sean Carter (App State) over Todd Carter (Gardner-Webb) Dec 10-4 (8-0)
141: Anthony Brito (App State) over Trevon Majette (Gardner-Webb) Dec 8-4 (11-0)
149: Jonathan Millner (App State) over Anthony Schiess (Gardner-Webb) TF 16-0 (3:35) (16-0)
157: Cody Bond (App State) over Taylor Parks (Gardner-Webb) Dec 7-2 (19-0)
165: William Formato (App State) over Rodrick Mosley (Gardner-Webb) Dec 2-1 (22-0)
174: Thomas Flitz (App State) over Sam Mora (Gardner-Webb) Dec 12-6 (25-0)
184: Jha'Quan Anderson (Gardner-Webb) over Julian Gorring (App State) Dec 7-2 (25-3)
197: Mason Fiscella (App State) over Jack Trautman (Gardner-Webb) Dec 7-3 (28-3)
285: Anthony Perrine (Gardner-Webb) over Michael Burchell (App State) Dec 6-3 (28-6)

Extra matches: App State/Gardner-Webb
149: Tommy Askey (App State) over Chase McKinney (Gardner-Webb) Dec 5-2


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