COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Wrestling showed its impressive talent and depth Tuesday evening inside the Hearnes Center in the annual black & gold scrimmage. Head Coach Brian Smith saw his team compete in 15 total intersquad matches, as numerous Tigers made big impressions.
Freshmen Duwayne Villalpando and Colton Hawks each tallied a pair of wins en route to stellar showings at 174 and 184 pound weight class, respectively. Redshirt Junior Allan Hart recorded arguably the most thrilling victory Tuesday, as he produced a fall in overtime at 141 pounds.
Freshman Ethan Turner, freshman Seth Nitzel, redshirt sophomore Peyton Mocco, freshman Rocky Elam, Hart and Hawks all produced bonus point triumphs to round out the evening’s top individual performances.
Preliminary Matches Results
125: Dack Punke over Cameron Valdiviez by 9-3 decision
133: Trey Crawford over Eric Lovelace by 10-3 decision
133: Ethan Turner over Eric Lovelace by 18-0 technical fall (2:42)
174: Duwayne Villalpando over Cordel Duhart by 8-7 decision
174: Sean Harman over Ellis Pfleger by 8-4 decision
184: Canten Marriott over Jack Flynn by 9-2 decision
184: Colton Hawks over Jake Raschka by 16-3 major decision
197: Seth Nitzel over Jace Punke by fall (2:14)
Main Card Matches Results
125: Connor Brown over Noah Surtin by 3-2 decision
141: Allan Hart over Josh Edmond by fall (7:23) (TB1)
157: Mitchell Bohlken over Precious Essien by 3-2 decision
165: Peyton Mocco over Martell Boone by fall (2:30)
174: Duwayne Villalpando over Sean Harman by 3-2 decision
184: Colton Hawks over Canten Marriott by 3-2 decision
197: Rocky Elam over Seth Nitzel by fall (4:09)
Mizzou will now turn its attention to the 2020-21 regular season opener at the North Dakota State Quadrangular (Jan. 3). The Tigers will be joined by South Dakota State, Oregon State and host North Dakota State in Fargo.