Southern Scuffle XI: Championship Finals Pairings

Thursday, January 02, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

Southern Scuffle XI  Championship FInals - 7 p.m. - McKenzie Arena

(Finals for 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th will be wrestled simultaneously)

Top Four Teams

1. Penn State - 177 pts ...6 in finals

2. Minnesota - 147.5 pts ... 3 in finals

3. Oklahoma State - 142.5 pts ... 4 in finals

4. Cornell - 100.5 pts.  ... 2 in finals


125 -No.1 Nahshon Garrett (Cornell) vs. No.2 Nicholas Megaludis (Penn State)

133 - No.1 Jon Morrison (Okla State) vs No. 7 Joey Gulibon (Penn State)

141 -  No.12 Joe Spisak (UVa.) vs. No.2 Zain Retherford (Penn State)

149 - No.1 Nick Dardanes (Minnesota) vs. No.2 Drake Houdashelt (Missouri)

157 -  No.1 Alex Dieringer (Okla State) vs. No.6 Ian Miller (Kent State)

165 - No.1 David Taylor (Penn State) vs. No.2 Tyler Caldwell (Okla State)

174 - No.1 Chris Perry (Oklahoma State) vs. No.2 Matt Brown (Penn State)

184 - ** No.1 Ed Ruth (Penn State) vs. No.3 Gabriel Dean (Cornell)

197 - No.1 Scott Schiller (Minnesota) vs. No. 2 Kyven Gadson (Iowa State)

285 - No.1 Tony Nelson (Minnesota) vs. No.2 Nick Gwiazdowski (N.C. State)

Notes: 9 of 10 top seeds make the finals ... 7 of 10 No2 seeds make the finals

Lowest seed to make the finals -141 No.12 Joe Spisak (UVa) upset No.1 Chris Dardanes (Minn.) in the semis

** Ed Ruth goes for his fourth Southern Scuffle title ...

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