DUBUQUE, Iowa -- RJ Brown is still alive for the Simpson wrestling team after the first day of competition at the NCAA Lower Midwest Regional on Saturday.
Brown won his opening match on a 11-9 decision over Hunter Tessman of Westminster. Brown lost in his next match on a technical fall that moved him to the consolation bracket, while there, he advanced on a 5-3 decision against Delmontae Davis of Dubuque. He will compete against Cam Hayes of North Central on Sunday.
DeVaughn Scott earned a pin in his first match in 3:26. Scott fell in his next two matches to end his impressive career for the Storm.
Dylan McChesney fell in his opening match, but won with a 2:31 pin during his first consolation match. McChesney lost in his next bout to end his freshman season. Jacob Irwin lost his first match and moved on with a 3-2 decision in the consolation bracket before falling by pin to end his run.
Competition will resume on Sunday at 11 a.m. in Dubuque, Iowa at the Five Flags Center.
125 — Dylan McChesney, 1-2
133 — Jason Padilla, 0-2
141 — Jacob Irwin, 1-2
149 — Jakob Slavin, 0-2
157 — Blake Bauer, 0-2
174 — RJ Brown, 2-1 | advances to consolation quarterfinals
184 — Damon Piatt, 0-2
197 — DeVaughn Scott, 1-2
285 — Sam Mathis, 0-2