Ryan Wrestlers Upset No.1 Baylor, 38-26

Thursday, January 09, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

NASHVILLE --On the strength of four pins and two major decisions, host and No.3 Father Ryan defeated No.1 Baylor, 38-26, here Thursday night.

Recording pins for Ryan were Trey Chalifoux (113), Chris Wesnofske (132), Michael Eckart (138) and Ben Stacey (220), while Baylor pins were credited to Bryson Popp (160), Ryan Parker (182) and Will Thomas (285).

Starting at 182, Baylor (7-2) won three of the first five matches to lead 14-9 before Ryan won the next five weights with 11 bonus points for a 35-14 advantage.

After Baylor's Tate Robinson won 5-3 at 145, the Red Raiders needed falls in the final three matches to tie it 35-35. Ryan would have claimed the team win on total matches won, 8-6.

But Baylor won only two of the final three with a pin (Popp) and a regular decision.

Missing in Action: Baylor state champion Michael Murphy (113) was out with an injury as was Ryan's Eli King (106).

Father Ryan 38, Baylor 26

182 Ryan Parker (Bay) pinned Hunter Duff, 4:48   Baylor, 6-0

1st takedown Parker and 2 pt NF  led 11-1 at time of fall

195 - Houston Hooker (FR) dec, Emory Norred, 7-0  Baylor, 6-3

no score first period ... stalling pt for Hooker and escape 2-0 ...First TD- Hooker at end of period 4-0 ..Hooker (w)  3rd ... Norred down ... Hooker 3-pt NF 7-0 ...

220 -Ben Stacey (FR) pinned Jon Schmissrauter, 5:08 ... Ryan, 9-5

  1st - no score ... 2nd - Stacey down ...escape 1-0 ... Stacey first takedown 3-0 .. locked hands Sch 1 pt ... Stacey (w, c) .. 3-1 ... TD Schmiss 3-3  escape Stacey 4-3 ..3rd - Schmiss down ... escape 4-4 ...Schmiss (w) ... Stacey pin 5:08

Baylor penalized 1 team pt  unsportsmanlike conduct (Schmissrauter threw a head gear)

285 - Will Thomas (Bay) pinned Jonathan Spencer,   5:38  Baylor 11-9  

Thomas first TD ..2-0... 2nd  Spencer neutral  Thomas TD  4-0... stalemate ... Spence w-2  Thomas pt  5-0 ... 3rd .. Thomas down ...escape 6-0 ... Thomas td  8-0 ... warning 1 pt  9-0..  warning 2pt  11-0

106 Jack Reynolds (Bay) dec. Raymond Eason 9-8, Baylor 14-9

Eason TD  and 3-pt NF  Reynolds reverse and 3-pt NF  5-5 .. 2nd .. Reynolds down ... Reynolds escape 6-5.. Reynolds td  8-5 .. 3rd.. Eason neutral .. td  8-7..escape Reynolds 9-7 ... fleeing mat 9-8

warning Reynolds     .. very good match

113 Trey Chalifoux (FR) pinned Newell Allison, 1:17, Ryan 15-14

Trey td  2-0  2-pt NF    6-2 at time of fall, 1:17

120 Jared Frazier (FR) major dec Andy Atchley, 10-2, Ryan 19-14

Frazier 1st TD . 2-0  escape Atchley  2-1 .. Frazier td (2) 4-1 ... 2-pt NF  6-1 ... 2nd .. Atchley down ... 3rd .. Frazier down .. reverse 8-1 ... escape Atchley  td Frazier 10-2 ... Atchey w ..

126 Kirby Simpson (FR) major dec. Caleb Canada, 11-0, Ryan 23-14

Simpson 1st TD 2-0 .. 2nd .. Simpson down  Canada (c) .. reverse   4-0 ... 3rd ... Canada neutral Simpson td (2) 6-0 ... 2-pt NF  8-0   10-0 ...  Canada (W)  w  11-0

132  Chris Wesnofske (FR)  pinned Caleb Powell, Ryan 29-14

Powell 1st td  2-0 ...escape Wesnof  2-1 ... 2nd .. Powell down ... escape 3-1 ... Wesnof td and 3-pt NF  6-3 .. 3rd ... Wesnof down ...  Wesnof escape  td  pin 4:31

138 Michael Eckart (FR) pinned Wise 4:31  Ryan, 35-14

Eckart first TD 2-0 ... 3-pt NF  5-0 ... 2nd ... Eckart down ... Eckart stands ... Wise (w) ... 1-pt locked hands .. 6-0 ... Eckart reverse 8-0 ... Wise (w-2) 2 9-0 .. 3-pt NF 12-0 ...  3rd ... Eckart neutral td     

145 Tate Robinson (Bay) dec. Marcelo Morrice ,   Ryan  35-17

Robinson first td 2-0... 2nd ... Robinson down  escape  3-0  Tate td  5-0 ... Morrice (w)   3rd .. Morrice down  ... Morrice escape .. 5-1 ... Morrice td  5-3 ... Tate (c) ...

152 Ryan Simpson (FR) dec. Blake Sutherland, 8-7  Ryan 38-17

Sutherland TD and 3-pt NF ... 5-0 .. escape 5-1 ... 2nd  ... Simpson down .. went for cradle and Simpson reversed, 5-3 ...  3rd  ... Southerland neutral .... Southerland td  7-3... 1-pt Simpson stalling on Sutherland 7-4 ..escape Simpson 7-5   simpson (w) .. stalling Baylor 1-pt 7-6 ... stalling baylor  2 pt 8-7

160 Bryson Popp (Bay) pinned Nick Naughton, 1:11   Ryan 38-23

Popp 1st TD  2-0  Naughton escape ... 2-1.. pinned 1:11

170 - Cayman Seagraves (Bay) dec.John Hagey,9-6, Ryan 38-26

Seagraves td 3-pt  NF  5-0 Hagey escape 5-1.. 2nd ... Hagey down .. Seagraves (w) ...  Hagey escape 5-2 Hagey td 5-4 ... 3rd ... Seagraves down ... reverse 7-4 ... locked hands and escape 7-6 ...

Seagrave td  9-6

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net


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