The Boise State wrestlers returned to their winning ways with a 35-6 win over Cal-State Bakersfield this afternoon in Bakersfield. The Broncos conclude their road trip with a match against Cal-Poly tomorrow.
Boise State's wresting squad came out on fire and did not let up until
they posted a 35-6 win this afternoon on the road over Cal-State
Bakersfield. Coach Greg Randall's
Broncos captured nine of 10 matches over the defending Pac-10 runners-up.
Casperson pined Garth Wara to give Boise State a 6-0 lead.
Heavyweight Nick Smith bounced back from a loss last night to earn a
decision, a feat matched by Alan Bartelli at 125 pounds. Following a major decision by Cory Fish at
133 pounds, Cam Jones extended the Bronco lead to 22-0 with a pin of Elijah Nacita at 141 pounds.
Adam Hall downed Bakersfield's Jeremy Doyle 5-1 at 149 pounds, with the host team
scoring their only win of the night at 157 pounds when Boise State had to forfeit.
Kurt Swartz and Kirk Smith won decisions and Nate Lee scored a
resounding 18-7 major decision at 174 pounds to close the match.
Broncos, ranked #25 in the nation, evened its Pac-10 record at 1-1 and advanced
to 2-1 overall. The Roadrunners slip to
1-1 overall and 0-1 in league.
Boise State challenges Cal-Poly tomorrow afternoon to complete their
three-match road trip.
Here are today's complete results:
197 –Matt Casperson
(BOISE STATE) pin Garth Wara (CSUB) 3:48
HWT –Nick Smith
(BOISE STATE) dec. Ryan Bergman (CSUB) 6-4
125 –Alan Bartelli
(BOISE STATE) dec. Zack Bigboy
133 –Cory Fish
(BOISE STATE) major dec. Thomas Kimbrell (CSUB) 14-5
141 – Cam Jones
(BOISE STATE) pin Elijah Nacita (CSUB) 5:44
149 –Adam Hall
(BOISE STATE) dec. Jeremy Doyle (CSUB) 5-1
157 – Trevor Hall (CSUB) win by forfeit
165 –Kurt Swartz
(BOISE STATE) dec. Daniel Atondo
174 –Nate Lee
(BOISE STATE) major dec. Jason Points (CSUB)
184 – Kirk Smith
(BOISE STATE) dec. Riley Orozco (CBUB) 11-6