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Central Drops Top-10 Wrestling Battle

Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 5:50 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Trevor Castle / Central Sports Info

The fifth-ranked Loras College Duhawks upended the ninth-ranked Central College Dutch 25-12 in Iowa Conference wrestling action Tuesday night inside P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium.

The loss drops Central to 1-2 in conference matches and 2-2 overall. Loras is 2-0 in league action and 11-0 overall.

Riding out his opponent for the duration of the third period, 174-pounder Nathan Fritz sealed a 6-1 victory for the Dutch. At 141 pounds, sophomore Daniel Radcliffe rallied from an early deficit to garner a 9-7 decision in the first overtime period.

Collin Groleau controlled the match for the entire seven minutes en route to a 5-1 decision at 157, and Central got its usual start from No. 2 C.J. Pestano at 125 pounds, who picked up a three-point decision 6-2.