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Brown advances to day two of regional competition

RJ Brown
RJ Brown

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.

Meet Report
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

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