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Wrestling - Sun, Feb. 19, 2017
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DAVENPORT, Mich. - Matched up against the region's best wrestlers, the Marian wrestling team competed at NAIA Regionals in Davenport, Michigan, and picked up three fifth-place finishes, while the Knights finished sixth out of 11 teams Saturday.

At the 125 weight class, Chris Sharp won his quarterfinal match by decision, 8-5, before falling 6-4 by decision in the semifinals. Sharp then lost by fall in the consolation semifinals before ending the day with a victory by forfeit in the fifth-place match. In the 133 class, Logan Dilbeck also won a match on his way to the fifth place match, but Dilbeck was defeated in a tight match, 8-7 by decision.

After falling into the consolation bracket after his first match, Logan Hurley performed well in the 141 weight class bracket. Hurley defeated Davenport's Austin Falbe by fall in less than two minutes and then turned around and beat Lyon's Tevin Sandoz by tech fall. Hurley ended his day with a win by fall in the fifth-place match.

Cole Lukaszka and Trezdon O'Neal each went 0-2 at the 149 and 157 weight classes, while Brett Johnson finished 2-2, winning a match by decision and another by tech fall. Johnson bowed out in the consolation third round. At 165 Luke Dunn went 0-2, while Quinn Cecil went 1-2 at the 174 class, winning a match by decision in the consolation round.

In the 184 bracket, Charlie Hill picked up the Knights' best finish of the day, earning fourth place honors. Hill won by decision in the quarterfinals before losing in the semifinals by major decision. He then won by fall in 2:08 in the consolation semifinals, which placed him in the third place match. Hill was defeated by decision 11-6 and claimed fourth place.

Zach Worm also performed well at the 197 weight class, finishing fifth. After losing his first match of the day he bounced back to win by fall in his next two matches. Worm then lost in the consolation semifinals before defeating Drew McCollum of Hannibal-Lagrange in the fifth place match by fall in just 45 seconds. 

Derek Lewis rounded out the Knights at the 285 class and went 0-2.

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