BOISE, Idaho The Boise State wrestling team earned its first Pac-10 Conference win of the season, Friday night, with a 25-13 victory against the Oregon State Beavers in Bronco Gymnasium.
The Broncos managed to rebound against the Beavers despite dropping the first two matches of the night. At 197-pounds,
Alan Bartelli gave the Broncos their first win of the night in the 125-pound match, wrestling Jake Gonzales to a 3-1 decision. After a scoreless first period, Bartelli scored a one point escape in the second to take a 1-0 lead heading into the third. Bartelli sealed the win with 1:01 left in the match with a two-point take down.
In the 133-pound match
At 141-pounds Eli Hutchison gave the Broncos their first lead of the night, 11-9, after a 12-4 decision over Ryan Harold. Hutchison used an eight-point third period to blow the match wide open, scoring six points on take downs in the final period.
In the 157-pound match Adam Hall overpowered
Senior Tyler Sherfey overcame two scoreless periods against
Kurt Swartz sealed the deal for the Broncos, however, with a 5-3 overtime win against Ben Harris at 174-pounds. After wrestling to a 3-3 tie at the end of regulation, Swartz scored a two-point take down with 00:11 to go in the first OT, extending
In the final match of the night, 184-pounds, Kirk Smith fended off
The Broncos now return to the road, traveling to
197 Chad Hanke (OSU) 13-4 major dec. Jacob Neumman (BSU)
HWT Clayton Jack (OSU) 17-2 tech fall Sam Zylstra (BSU)
125 Alan Bartelli (BSU) 3-1 dec. Jake Gonzales (OSU)
133 Andrew Hochstrasser (BSU) 11-2 major dec. Kelly Kubec (OSU)
141 Eli Hutchison (BSU) 12-4 major dec. Ryan Harold (OSU)
149 Heinrich Barnes (OSU) 12-4 major dec. Jason Chamberlain (BSU)
157 Adam Hall (BSU) 20-5 major dec. Anthony Peressini (OSU)
165 Tyler Sherfey (BSU) 2-1 dec. Keegan Davis (OSU)
174 Kurt Swartz (BSU) 5-3 dec. Ben Harris (OSU)
184 Kirk Smith (BSU) 4-1 dec. Kyle Bressler (OSU)