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Clark, Scott help wrestlers to 2-1 mark in Nashville

Jason Clark went 3-0 at the Gator "Boots" Duals.
Jason Clark went 3-0 at the Gator "Boots" Duals.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jason Clark and DeVaughn Scott posted three wins apiece and the Simpson wrestling team went 2-1 Saturday at the Gator "Boots" Duals hosted by Luther.

The Storm (3-4) beat Waynesburg 22-18 to start the day, lost to Olivet 31-17 then closed the day with a 26-21 win over Huntingdon.

Clark had a perfect day at 157, posting a major decision over Waynesburg's Matthew Claxton, edging Olivet's Kevin Papak 2-0 and pinning Huntingdon's Quintez Pearson in 2 minutes. Scott enjoyed similar results, getting a 10-5 decision over Waynesburg's Adam Rigney, pinning Olivet's Kyle Carter in 1:27 and majoring Hutningdon's Austin Threatt 17-3. 

RJ Brown also had a big day at 174, going 2-0 with a pair of decisions. Colby Vlieger went 2-1 at 285, suffering his only loss to ninth-ranked Jake Evans of Waynesburg, 9-6. Noah Robinson went 1-2 at 184 pounds, getting a pin against Huntingdon. He lost a 6-4, sudden victory match to Waynesburg's Ryan Shank, who entered the day 18-2 on the year.

The Storm are off until the Central Invitational on Jan. 7.

Simpson 22, Waynesburg 18
125—Tristan Buxton (WAY) wins by forfeit
133—Jacob Irwin (SIM) wins by forfeit
141—Zach Johnston (SIM) wins by forfeit
149—Jason Kiehne (SIM) dec. Filippo Civelli, 8-2
157—Jason Clark (SIM) major dec. Matthew Claxton, 12-0
165—Dan Verhovsek (WAY) dec. Austin Stotts, 8-5
174—Derek Hull (WAY) dec. Jake Mize, 8-5
184—Ryan Shank (WAY) dec. Noah Robinson, 6-4 (SV-1)
197—DeVaughn Scott (SIM) dec. Adam Rigney, 10-5
285—Jake Evans (WAY) dec. Colby Vlieger, 9-6

Olivet 31, Simpson 17
125—Michael Schmidt (OLI) major dec. Jacob Irwin, 13-3
133—Jared Brickley (OLI) wins by forfeit
141—Curtis Blackwell (OLI) pins Zach Johnston, 2:35
149—Austin Kelley (OLI) pins Jason Kiehne, 4:57
157—Jason Clark (SIM) dec. Kevin Papak, 2-0
165—Davon Jackson (OLI) pins Jake Mize, 3:45
174—RJ Brown (SIM) dec. John Leark, 6-2
184—Rodney Harvey (OLI) dec. Noah Robinson, 8-3
197—DeVaughn Scott (SIM) pins Kyle Carter, 1:27
285—Colby Vlieger (SIM) tech. fall Carter Magirl, 18-1 (3:57)

Simpson 26, Huntingdon 21
125—Jacob Irwin (SIM) dec. Ryan Brooks, 7-5
133—Mason Blakeney (HUN) wins by forfeit
141—DeAndre Beck (HUN) dec. Zach Johnston, 3-2
149—Brandon Abejon (HUN) pins Anthony Derrick, 1:57
157—Jason Clark (SIM) pins Quintez Pearson, 2:00
165—Pierce Erhardt (HUN) pins Austin Stotts, 3:36
174—RJ Brown (SIM) dec. Wyatt Miller, 6-5
184—Noah Robinson (SIM) pins Dieondiere Jeffries, 2:07
197—DeVaughn Scott (SIM) major dec. Austin Threatt, 17-3
285—Colby Vlieger (SIM) major dec. Jimmy Haynes, 14-5

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