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College Wrestling: Ridgewater routs Rochester, 30-12

ROCHESTER -- Ridgewater College won seven of 10 matches to level Rochester Community and Technical College 30-12 in a MCAC dual meet on Friday.

"Our kids wrestled hard every match," said Ridgewater coach Tom Beyer.

Rochester is ranked No. 3 in the NJCAA non-scholarship division.

Warrior wrestlers upset several ranked Yellowjackets.

Martin Hagen at 174 pinned No. 2 Ethan Hackbarth; Trent Molacek decisioned No. 8 Luke Evjen at 165.

Picking up majors were Jake Patnode, Tyler Stemper and Chase Tempel. Cody Kinney ended the match with a last-minute pin. Trevor Kruger won 5-4 at 149.

Ridgewater is at Iowa Lakes, Iowa, today to wrestler Ellsworth CC and Labatte (Kan.) CC. The latter is ranked fifth in the scholarship division.

Ridgewater 30, Rochester 12

125: Dan Anderson, Roc, won by forfeit

133: Jake Patnode, Rgw, mj Lee Berg 12-4

141: Tyler Stemper, Roc, mj Jay Mehling 15-6

149: Trevor Krueger, Rgw, dec. Jake Beizer 5-4

157: Chase Tempel, Rgw, mj Dan Tapp 12-4

165: Trent Molacek, Rgw, dec. Luke Evjen 5-1

174: Martin Hagen, Rgw, pin Ethan Hackbarth 4:58

184: Devin Clarke, Roc, dec Peter Christians 8-1

197: Parker Brand, Roc, dec. Greg Arndt 11-4

Hwt: Cody Kenny, Rgw, pin Eric Walechka 6:10