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ASU Sweeps Pac-12 with 29-12 Win over Little Rock

Feb 6, 2022

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The good times kept on rolling Sunday when No. 4 Arizona State State (8-3, 5-0 Pac-12) went on the road and beat Little Rock (1-11, 0-4 Pac-12) 29-12 in the Trojans' Jack Stephens Center to extend its winning streak to five matches. The Sun Devils recorded four major decisions and a pair of tech falls in the victory, with No. 4 Michael McGee recording his seventh tech of the year just days after earning his 100th career win. No. 11 Kordell Norfleet recorded the other tech, a 20-3 3:47 win that stands as his third of the year. No. 3 Jacori Teemer and No. 2 Cohlton Schultz remain undefeated at 15-0 and 14-0, respectively. ASU's winners didn't allowed a single takedown until the second period of 184.
 
ASU now turns its focus to #15 Missouri. ASU and Mizzou battle Saturday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. (Pac-12 Insider) at Desert Financial Arena. It's Maroon Monsoon and Hispanic Heritage Night so fans are encouraged to dress head-to-toe in maroon. 
 

 
How it happened
125: Brandon Courtney (ASU) over Jayden Carson (LR) (MD 17-4)
No. 4 Courtney had a hot start to the day, picking up a pair of takedowns in the opening period to go up 4-1. Following a bottom start in the second, he use a reversal to add two more points. Another takedown put him up 8-2 heading into the final period where things really took off. He started on top and allowed an escape before getting his fourth takedown of the bout. He ended the match with a final takedown into a four-point nearfall, his riding time bonus making it 17-4.
 
133: Michael McGee (ASU) over Jaylen Carson (LR) (TF 18-2 5:24)
No. 4 Michael McGee came out the gates hot, getting a takedown into a nearfall to start his match up 6-0. He added a two-point nearfall in the middle frame along with a pair of takedowns to lead 12-2, Jaylen Carson's points coming from escapes. McGee closed out the match with a reversal into a nearfall to get the 18-2 5:24 tech.
 

 
141: Conner Ward (LR) over Mykey Ramos (ASU) (Dec 5-2)
Mykey Ramos started his second straight dual match. He couldn't get on top of Conner Ward and earned just two escapes in the 5-2 loss.
 
149: Kyle Parco (ASU) over Joseph Bianchi (LR) (MD 17-3)
No. 9 Kyle Parco continued ASU's day of dominance and kept the takedown-less streak going, sending Joseph Bianchi to the mat on five takedowns and flipping his shoulders for a nearfall in the dying moments to win 17-3 for his fourth major of the year.
 

 
157: Jacori Teemer (ASU) over Austin Keal (LR) (MD 18-6)
No. 3 Jacori Teemer worked Austin Keal from start to finish. Teemer went up 6-2 in the first period off a trio of takedowns, added two in the second, and used three more and his riding bonus to win 18-6. Keal's points all came via escapes and he had just two each period.
 
 
ASU forfeited 165, and Zane Coleman earned just one escape in his 8-1 loss to Tyler Brennan.
 
184: Josh Nummer (ASU) over tanner mendoza (LR) (Dec 4-3)
Josh Nummer earned the first dual win of his career in a match that ended up coming down to the wire. No points were scored either way in the first period before Tanner Mendoza used an escape and takedown to go up 3-1 on Nummer. Nummer had the bottom start in the third period and used it to get an escape then turned Mendoza to get the takedown and flip the board in his favor.
 
197: Kordell Norfleet (ASU) over Brooks Sacharczyk (LR) (TF 20-3 3:47)
No. 11 Kordell Norfleet was a bully. Of the 20 points her earned, 14 came in the first period, and two of those were four-point nearfalls. Sacharczyk never earned a takedown, and his loss came following a final takedown-nearfall combo just seconds into the middle period.
 

 
285: Cohlton Schultz (ASU) over josiah hill (LR) (MD 16-4)
Schultz kept the pressure on start-to-finish too and went up 10-2 in the first period. He earned two points via three stall callings on Josiah Hill, and used a final takedown and his riding bonus to get the 16-4 major.
 
 
Arizona State 29, Little Rock 12
125: Brandon Courtney (ASU) over Jayden Carson (LR) (MD 17-4)
133: Michael McGee (ASU) over Jaylen Carson (LR) (TF 18-2 5:24)
141: Conner Ward (LR) over Mykey Ramos (ASU) (Dec 5-2)
149: Kyle Parco (ASU) over Joseph Bianchi (LR) (MD 17-3)
157: Jacori Teemer (ASU) over Austin Keal (LR) (MD 18-6)
165: Tyler Brennan (LR) over (ASU) (For.)
174: Triston Wills (LR) over Zane Coleman (ASU) (Dec 8-1)
184: Josh Nummer (ASU) over tanner mendoza (LR) (Dec 4-3)
197: Kordell Norfleet (ASU) over Brooks Sacharczyk (LR) (TF 20-3 3:47)
285: Cohlton Schultz (ASU) over josiah hill (LR) (MD 16-4)