South Dakota College Wrestlers Open Season at Brookings



BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State and Augustana had multiple place finishes yesterday at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open Wrestling meet in Brookings.  SDSU wrestlers who placed included Aaron Pickrel’s third place finish at the lowest weigh class while Brance Simms place 4th at 133 lbs.  Will James was a runner up at 141 and Dustin Walraven was third at 149.  Cody Pack finished second at 157 while Troy Morisette and Tyler White finished 5th and 6th at 174.  Brandon Ballard had a 5th place finish at 197 and SDSU’s J.J. Everard was a 6th place finisher at Heavyweight.


BROOKINGS, S.D. – Augustana had 7 wrestlers place at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open hosted by South Dakota State yesterday in Brookings.  TJ North, Nate Herda and Sean Derry all picked up second-place finishes in their respective weight classes.  North at 125, Herda at 149 and Derry at 197.  Brandon Charbonneau finished third at 141 for the Vikings while Parker Swanson was 4th at 165 and Jeremiah Peterson finished 5th at 141.


BROOKINGS, S.D. – Northern State senior Chad Gibson was the only place-winner for the Wolves during the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open at South Dakota State on Sunday.  Gibson finished fifth in the 184-pound weight class. He picked up a 8-1 decision over Cody Henriksen of Augustana College in first round. He then lost to Brett Pfarr of Division I Minnesota 9-7 in the next round. Gibson was then pinned by Jahsua Marsh of Midland. Gibson rebounded with a 5-3 decision over Josh Schoenberger of Iowa Central in the fifth place match.

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