Storm wrestlers fall to Central in season finale

Storm wrestlers fall to Central in season finale

PELLA, Iowa - The Simpson wrestling team collected a pair of pins but No. 22 Central took the dual, winning 33-12 in the season finale Friday night.

Jason Kiehne pinned Tristan Clark at 141 and Jason Clark won by fall over Mike O'Connor at 157 for the Storm (2-11, 0-7 Iowa Conference).

Central got four bonus-point victories, including two pins. AJ Pestano and Aaron Anderson won by fall at 125 and 133, respectively, for the Dutch (9-3, 4-3).

Brett Roberts lost to A.J. McBroom 7-1 at 184 and Colby Vlieger lost a 3-1 heartbreaker to Jay Pike at 285. Vlieger and Pike were tied 1-1 before Pike scored a takedown in the final five seconds.

Up next: Simpson goes to the NCAA Central Region Championships on Saturday, Feb. 27 in Dubuque, Iowa. 

Results
125 - AJ Pestano (CEN) pinned Chase Erickson, 0:54
133 - Aaron Anderson (CEN) pinned Zach Johnston, 1:21
141 - Jason Kiehne (SIM) pinned Tristan Clark, 2:54
149 - Tanner Hocker (CEN) dec. Sam Reichenbacker, 12-5
157 - Jason Clark (SIM) pinned Mike O'Connor, 4:20
165 - #8 Ryan Vandall (CEN) major dec. RJ Brown, 17-3
174 - Zach Moss (CEN) dec. Spencer Ward, 10-4
184 - A.J. McBroom (CEN) dec. Brett Roberts, 7-1
197 - #3 Matt Seabold (CEN) tech. fall Damon Piatt, 20-1
285 - Jay Pike (CEN) dec. Colby Vlieger, 3-1