Boys Varsity Wrestling
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Senior Dallin Anderson, junior Nick Holt, junior Adam Behling, senior Bradley Gutierrez and senior Morgan Smith each posted a pin Thursday evening (Jan. 17), keying the Columbus North wrestling team to a 48-25 victory over Bedford North Lawrence in Memorial Gym on Senior Night.
Freshman Joshua Nelson, senior James Dwyer and junior Keandre Watson also picked up wins by forfeit as the Bull Dogs completed their dual-meet season with a 3-23 record. Anderson, Dwyer, Gutierrez, Smith and Jesus Palomino were recognized as the team's seniors.
Anderson opened the night at 152 pounds by pinning the Stars’ Ely Houston in 27 seconds. Holt battled with BNL’s Isaac Jackson and ultimately recorded a pin at the 5:01 mark of the 182-pound division. Behling prevailed in 21 seconds over the Stars’ Matt Lone at 220 pounds. Gutierrez pinned BNL’s Bryon Kyger at the 1:18 mark of the 285-pound match. Smith prevailed in 54 seconds over BNL’s Tobias Fox at 120 pounds.
Nelson won at 106 pounds, Dwyer at 138 pounds and Watson at 145 pounds via forfeits.
For the season, Smith improved to 17-4 while Gutierrez moved to 11-4 and Nelson improved to 7-4. Also, Behling moved to 10-9, Holt to 9-9 and Anderson to 9-11. Dwyer claimed his first varsity triumph, and Watson prevailed in his first match of the season.
Columbus North returns to action at 5 p.m. Friday (Jan. 18) when it competes in the Conference Indiana meet at Bloomington North. The meet originally was scheduled for last Saturday (Jan. 12), but it was snowed out that day.
AT COLUMBUS NORTH
Team score: Columbus North 48, Bedford North Lawrence 25
152: Dallin Anderson (CN) pinned Ely Houston (BNL), 0:27
160: Drake Huber (BNL) maj. dec. Jared Slocum (CN) 11-0
170: Christian Brown (BNL) dec. Hector De Dios (CN) 12-7
182: Nick Holt (CN) pinned Isaac Jackson (BNL), 5:01
195: James Covey (BNL) pinned Keegan Hill (CN), 4:26
220: Adam Behling (CN) pinned Matt Lone (BNL), 0:21
285: Bradley Gutierrez (CN) pinned Bryon Kyger (BNL), 1:18
106: Joshua Nelson (CN) wins by forfeit
113: double forfeit
120: Morgan Smith (CN) pinned Tobias Fox (BNL), 0:54
126: Reece Hambler (BNL) pinned Ashton Clark (CN), 1:56
132: Derek Hutchers (BNL) pinned Kamryn Denney (CN), 1:11
138: James Dwyer (CN) wins by forfeit
145: Keandre Watson (CN) wins by forfeit