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Peters grabs first win as Storm head coach

Assistant coach Gunnar Wolfensperger (L) and head coach Dylan Peters talk with Sam McCoy during the dual.
Assistant coach Gunnar Wolfensperger (L) and head coach Dylan Peters talk with Sam McCoy during the dual.

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Head coach Dylan Peters tallied his first career win at the helm of the Simpson wrestling program on Thursday as the Storm handed Augustana a 38-2 loss inside Hopper Gymnasium.

The dual was highlighted by Simpson (1-3) garnering three pins during the contest. Sam McCoy picked up his second pin of the year, this time in 2:57 over Alex Cruz at 141 pounds. Shyler Langley grabbed a fall at 184 in 1:52 for the team's quickest takedown of the meet. In the next bout, Sam Mathis earned his fourth of the season, this time coming in 4:25 at 197.

Jakob Slavin erupted for a 15-3 win at 149 pounds to tally a major decision, while Dalton Cockman powered his way to the team's second major decision at 165. Cockman ended with a 9-0 score for his first win inside Hopper Gymnasium.

Dylan McChesney improved to 4-0 in dual meets with a slim 2-0 decision at 125 pounds to start Simpson off with a win in the nonconference matchup. Jason Padilla tacked on his second triumph of his sophomore season with a 12-5 decision at 133 pounds.

In the 157-pound match, Robert Silva added another win to his dual record after securing a 7-3 outcome. Colton Kinnison ended the contest with an 8-2 decision at 285 to even his season dual record at 2-2.

Up Next
After just one day away from competition, the Storm take part in the Buena Vista Open on Saturday. Competition begins at 9 a.m. in Storm Lake, Iowa.

Dual Results
125 – Dylan McChesney (SIM) dec. Ellex Williams, 2-0
133 – Jason Padilla (SIM) dec. Ben Gruenstein, 12-5
141 – Sam McCoy (SIM) fall Alex Cruz, 2:57
149 – Jakob Slavin (SIM) maj. dec. Jake Larson, 15-3
157 – Robert Silva (SIM) dec. Danny Terronez, 7-3
165 – Dalton Cockman (SIM) maj. dec. Chase Clark, 9-0
174 – Neil O'Shaughnessy (AUG) dec. Noah Kirtley, 16-9
184 – Shyler Langley (SIM) fall Triston Richardson, 1:52
197 – Sam Mathis (SIM) fall Cannon Kelly, 4:25
285 – Colton Kinnison (SIM) dec. Daniel Skold, 8-2
(Augustana coach received an unsportsmanlike penalty, lost a team point)