Jan. 27, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Spartan wrestling lost on the road to Ohio on Sunday afternoon, 22-16. Michigan State was out in front 16-6 after Ryan Watts picked up a decision at 157 pounds but then went on to drop the last four matches.
The dual got started at heavyweight and No. 9 Michael McClure took down No. 15 Jeremy Johnson of Ohio, 3-2. McClure also topped Johnson earlier this season at the MSU Open.
Redshirt freshman Roger Wildmo won his second straight dual with a fall over Gavin Moore at 149 pounds, giving MSU a 13-6 lead.
Ryan Watts extended the Spartan lead with a 4-2 decision over Sparty Chino at 157 pounds.
After Ohio took the 165 and 174-pound weight classes, sophomore John Rizqallah was pinned by Ryan Garringer of Ohio in 5:32. Ohio also took the 197-pound match and the dual, 22-16.
Ohio 22, Michigan State 16
HWT: No. 9 Michael McClure (MSU) dec. No. 15 Jeremy Johnson (OU), 3-2; MSU leads 3-0
125: Brenan Lyon (MSU) major dec. Kevon Powell (OU), 10-2; MSU leads 7-0
133: Joe Munos (OU) dec. Brandon Fifield (MSU) 5-3; MSU leads 7-3
141: Kagan Squire (OU) dec. Nick Trimble (MSU), 7-2; MSU leads 7-6
149: Roger Wildmo (MSU) fall Gavin Moore (OU), 5:38; MSU leads 13-6
157: Ryan Watts (MSU) dec. Sparty Chino (OU), 4-2; MSU leads 16-6
165: Harrison Hightower (OU) major dec. Nick Proctor (MSU), 9-0; MSU leads 16-10
174: Cody Walters (OU) dec. Jordan Wohlfert (MSU), 2-0; MSU leads 16-13
184: Ryan Garringer (OU) fall, No. 18 John Rizqallah (MSU), 5:32; Ohio leads 19-16
197: Phil Wellington (OU) dec. Luke Jones (MSU), 7-4; Ohio wins 22-16