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OSU Splits Triangular against Stanford and Utah Valley

Feb 7, 2021

 
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State wrestling team split its triangular on Sunday afternoon inside Gill Coliseum against Utah Valley and Stanford.
 
The Beavers took an 18-16 win over Utah Valley to start the day and fell 19-16 to Stanford in its second match of the afternoon.
 
Utah Valley opened the day taking the first two matches but a 16-3 major decision at 141 from #16 Grant Willits put the Beavers on the board to make it 7-3 Utah Valley. After the Wolverines took the 140 bout, #15 Hunter Willits joined his brother with a major decision, 13-3, at 157. An unsportsmanlike from Utah Valley at 157 cut their lead to one, 9-8.
 
In his Beaver debut at 165, Matthew Olguin took a 10-2 major decision to put OSU on top for the first time in the match, 12-9. It was #25 Ryan Reyes' 4-2 decision at 184 and an 8-2 decision at 197 from #31 J.J. Dixon to put the Beavers up 18 to 13. Oregon State held on for the two point victory, 18-16, over Utah Valley.
 
After falling in the opening bout against Stanford, the Beavers got back-to-back major decisions from #18 Devan Turner (133; 12-4) and #16 Grant Willits (141; 10-2) to take an 8-3 lead. Stanford came to within two after a 7-4 decision at 149.
 
In a battle of top-15 opponents, #15 Hunter Willits claimed a hard-fought 6-2 decision over #10 Requir Van der Merwe at 157 to extend the OSU lead to 11-6. Stanford took a decision at 165 and a major decision at 174 to take a 13-11 lead.
 
#25 Ryan Reyes battled Jared Hill to a 5-3 decision at 184 and #31 J.J. Dixon took a 6-2 decision at 197, putting Oregon State back on top 16-13.
 
Stanford earned a pin at 285 to take the 19-16 victory.
 
Oregon State wrestled in 18 extra matches that did not count towards the team scores. OSU won 10 of the matches. Jackson McKinney took wins in both his matches, both by decision. Riley Gurr went 3-0 on the day with two major decisions and a decision.
 
Next up: Oregon State will close out the regular season on Feb. 14 in Fresno, California at the Fresno State Triangular. The Beavers will face Oklahoma at 11 am (PT) and Fresno State at 3 pm.
 
Results
 
Dual 1: Oregon State 18, Utah Valley 16
 
125 – #5 Taylor LaMont (UVU) major decision #24 Brandon Kaylor (OSU), 19-5. OSU 0, UVU 4
133 – Brandon Ty Smith (UVU) decision #18 Devan Turner (OSU), 4-1. OSU 0, UVU 7
141 – #16 Grant Willits (OSU) major decision Stockton O'Brien (UVU), 16-3. OSU 4, UVU 7
149 – Cameron Hunsaker (UVU) decision Lane Stigall (OSU), 3-2. OSU 4, UVU 10
157 – #15 Hunter Willits (OSU) major decision Danny Snediker (UVU), 13-3. OSU 8, UVU 10
165 – Matthew Olguin (OSU) major decision Kekana Fouret (UVU), 10-2. OSU 12, UVU 10
174 – #5 Demetrius Romero (UVU) major decision Colton Beisley (OSU), 16-5. OSU 12, UVU 14
184 – #25 Ryan Reyes (OSU) decision Hunter Morse (UVU), 4-2. OSU 15, UVU 14
197 – #31 J.J. Dixon (OSU) decision Jacob Armstrong (UVU), 8-2. OSU 18, UVU 14
HWT – Chase Trussell (UVU) decision Brian Barnes (OSU), 4-0. OSU 18, UVU 17
 
Utah Valley – Unsportsmanlike, -1 team point
 
Dual 2: Oregon State 16, Stanford 19
 
125 – Jackson DiSario (STAN) decision #24 Brandon Kaylor (OSU), 7-2. OSU 0, STAN 3
133 – #18 Devan Turner (OSU) major decision #18 Jason Miranda (STAN), 12-4. OSU 4, STAN 3
141 – #16 Grant Willits (OSU) major decision Luciano Arroyo (STAN), 10-2. OSU 8, STAN 3
149 – #14 Jaden Abas (STAN) decision Lane Stigall (OSU), 7-4. OSU 8, STAN 6
157 – #15 Hunter Willits (OSU) decision #10 Requir Van der Merwe (STAN), 6-2. OSU 11, UVU 6
165 – #3 Shane Griffith (STAN) decision Matthew Olguin (OSU), 9-2. OSU 11, STAN 9
174 – Tyler Eischens (STAN) major decision Colton Beisley (OSU), 9-1. OSU 11, STAN 13
184 – #25 Ryan Reyes (OSU) decision Jared Hill (STAN), 5-3. OSU 14, STAN 13
197 – #31 J.J. Dixon (OSU) decision Haydn Maley (STAN), 6-2. OSU 17, STAN 13
HWT – Nathan Traxler (STAN) fall Brian Barnes (OSU), 1:55. OSU 17, STAN 19

Oregon State – Unsportsmanlike, -1 team point
 
Extra Matches
The following matches did not count toward the dual results
 
165 - Aaron Olmos (OSU) decision Koy Wilkinson (UVU), 5-2
184 - Jackson McKinney (OSU) decision Nick Addison (STAN), 4-2
125 - Kase Mauger (UVU) fall Kade Uyesaka (OSU), 4:53
165 - Shane Griffith (STAN) major decision Tommy Strassenberg (OSU), 12-1
133 - Tyson Humphreys (UVU) decision Jason Shaner (OSU), 7-6
285 – Marshall Kools (STAN) decision Max Gomez (OSU), 6-0
149 – Riley Gurr (OSU) major decision Dawson Sihavong (STAN), 11-2
157 – Charlie Darracott (STAN) major decision Tommy Strassenberg (OSU), 12-3
285 – Seamus O'Malley (STAN) decision Hayden Still (OSU), 9-2
133 – Jason Shaner (OSU) major decision Kyle Rowan (STAN), 12-3
149 – Riley Gurr (OSU) major decision Elijah Cleaver (STAN), 12-2
149 – Riley Gurr (OSU) decision James Emmer (UVU), 5-0
184 – Jackson McKinney (OSU) decision Spencer Haywood (UVU), 6-1
285 – Peter Ming (STAN) decision Hayden Still (OSU), 5-4
133 – Jason Shaner (OSU) decision Kainalu Estrella (UVU), 10-4
165 – Aaron Olmos (OSU) decision Kekana Fouret (UVU), 4-2
125 - #24 Brandon Kaylor (OSU) fall Kase Mauger (UVU), 5:36
165 - #3 Shane Griffith (STAN) major decision Aaron Olmos (OSU), 10-2
 
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