INDIANAPOLIS — Three members of the Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling team advanced to Day 2 of the Midwest Classic which is being held in Indianapolis, Ind. Junior Jordan Magnuson (285), sophomore Mason Schulz (141) and sophomore Evan Foster (174) all kept their tournaments alive after Saturday’s opening day of competition.14772
Jordan Magnuson, right, went 3-1 at 285

Magnuson finished the day 3-1 at 285. He opened with a pin of Adams State’s Sylvester Montgomery before losing to Maryville’s Logan Radik by a 3-2 score. He rebounded with a 5-4 win over Findlay’s Caleb Carpenter and then followed with a 7-4 win over Tiffin’s David Henson. Magnuson will face Ramon Correa of Coker College in the consolation bracket on Sunday.

Schulz opened at 141 with a 13-4 win over Colorado School of Mines Wesley Rayburn and then pinned Mercyhurst’s Alexis Soriano in 1:09. In the quarterfinals he lost to UNC Pembroke’s Jonathan Miller by a 14-4 major decision. Schulz will face Joel Cawoski of Seton Hill in the consolation bracket on Sunday.

Foster went 3-1 at 174 to reach Sunday’s competition. He beat Central Oklahoma’s Gage McBride 7-5 before losing to Colorado School of Mines’ Robert Gambrell 9-0. Foster came back with decision wins over Lindenwood’s Elijah Mahan (11-9) and Coker’s Jhavon Innocent (6-4). Foster will face James Laconte of Western Colorado in the consolation bracket on Sunday.

Senior Zach Scott (149), sophomore Ryan Stenson (157), sophomore Justin Dravis (165) and junior Cory Schmidt (197) all went 1-2 in their respective classes and were eliminated.

Day 2 of competition is set for Sunday morning.

Midwest Classic Brackets/Results on TrackWrestling.com

MSUM Wrestlers/Midwest Classic:

125-Cameron Williams (0-2)
Champ. Round 1 – Brandon Lucas (Bellarmine) won by fall over Cameron Williams (MSUM) (Fall 2:30)
Cons. Round 1 – John Watts (Coker) won by tech fall over Cameron Williams (MSUM) (TF-1.5 6:44 (19-4))

133-Joey Nerdahl (0-2)
Champ. Round 1 – Alex Waggoner (Maryville) won by major decision over Joey Nerdahl (MSUM) (MD 12-2)
Cons. Round 1 – Derek Sharp (Findlay) won by fall over Joey Nerdahl (MSUM) (Fall 2:49)

141-Mason Schulz (2-1, advances to Sunday)
Champ. Round 1 – Mason Schulz (MSUM) won by decision over Wesley Rayburn (Colorado School of Mines) (Dec 6-2)
Champ. Round 2 – Mason Schulz (MSUM) won by fall over Alexis Soriano (Mercyhurst (Fall 1:09)
Quarterfinal – Jonathan Miller (UNC Pembroke) won by major decision over Mason Schulz (MSUM) (MD 14-4)

149-Zach Scott (1-2)
Champ. Round 1 – Tyler Stegall (Maryville) won by major decision over Zach Scott (MSUM) (MD 10-0)
Cons. Round 1 – Zachary Scott (MSUM) won by decision over Jack Tangen (Lindenwood (Mo.)) (Dec 6-3)
Cons. Round 2 – Nathan Smith (Wisconsin-Parkside) won by major decision over Zachary Scott (MSUM) (MD 19-10)

157-Ryan Stenson (1-2)
Champ. Round 1 – Cole Houser (Urbana) won by tech fall over Ryan Stenson (MSUM) (TF-1.5 2:21 (16-1))
Cons. Round 1 – Ryan Stenson (MSUM) won by decision over Trevor South (Kentucky Wesleyan ) 5-9 (Dec 11-4)
Cons. Round 2 – Nathan Hensley (Wisconsin-Parkside) won by tech fall over Ryan Stenson (MSUM) (TF-1.5 5:36 (16-1))

165-Justin Dravis (1-2)
Prelim – Austin Stofer (Lindenwood (Mo.)) won by major decision over Justin Dravis (MSUM) (MD 18-7)
Prelim – Justin Dravis (MSUM) won by fall over Jacob Balmas (Queens) 4-10 (Fall 1:15)
Cons. Round 1 – James Penfold (Lake Erie) won by decision over Justin Dravis (MSUM) 7-4 (Dec 5-0)

174-Evan Foster (3-1, advances to Sunday)
Champ. Round 1 – Evan Foster (MSUM) won by decision over Gage McBride (Central Oklahoma) (Dec 7-6)
Champ. Round 2 – Robert Gambrell (Colorado School of Mines) won by major decision over Evan Foster (Minnesota State Moorhead) (MD 9-0)
Cons. Round 2 – Evan Foster (MSUM) won by decision over Elijah Mahan (Lindenwood (Mo.)) (Dec 11-9)
Cons. Round 3 – Evan Foster (MSUM) won by decision over Jhavon Innocent (Coker) (Dec 6-4)

184-Mitch Kotschevar (0-2)
Champ. Round 1 – Aidan Pasiuk (Ashland) 11-5 won by major decision over Mitch Kotschevar (MSUM) (MD 13-4)
Cons. Round 1 – Richard Screptock (Tiffin) 8-6 won by decision over Mitch Kotschevar (MSUM) (Dec 9-4)

197-Cory Schmidt (1-2)
Champ. Round 1 – Luke McGonigal (Mercyhurst) 12-4 won by decision over Cory Schmidt (MSUM) (Dec 6-3)
Cons. Round 1 – Cory Schmidt (MSUM) 6-8 won by fall over TJ Lambiotte (Ohio Valley) 2-2 (Fall 2:04)
Cons. Round 2 – Kalin Winkler (Central Oklahoma) 9-4 won by medical forfeit over Cory Schmidt (MSUM) (M. For.)

285-Jordan Magnuson (3-1 advances to Sunday)
Champ. Round 1 – Jordan Magnuson (Minnesota State Moorhead) won by fall over Sylvester Montgomery (Adams State) (Fall 4:27)
Champ. Round 2 – Logan Radik (Maryville) won by decision over Jordan Magnuson (Minnesota State Moorhead) (Dec 2-1)
Cons. Round 2 – Jordan Magnuson (Minnesota State Moorhead) won by decision over Caleb Carpenter (Findlay) (Dec 5-4)
Cons. Round 3 – Jordan Magnuson (Minnesota State Moorhead) won by decision over David Henson (Tiffin) (Dec 4-3)

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