Posted: Feb 22, 2019
TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State won the first eight bouts, one by fall and another via forfeit, and defeated Cal Poly 32-7 in a Pac-12 dual wrestling meet Friday night inside Wells Fargo Arena.
Coach Jon Sioredas' Mustangs averted a shutout with wins by Tom Lane and Samuel Aguilar in the final two bouts.
Lane led all the way with a takedown in the first period, an escape and takedown in the second period and an escape, takedown and riding time in the final period for a 9-2 win over Austyn Harris at 197 pounds.
Lane is 18-10 for the season and 7-2 in dual meets.
Aguilar (pictured above) closed out the dual meet with a 10-0 major decision over Brady Gilliland-Daniel at 285.
Aguilar earned one takedown, two- and four-point near falls, a penalty point and riding time for his second major of the year, closing out a 9-14 regular season.
At 157, Mustang Brawley Lamer dropped a tough 5-4 decision to 13th-ranked Christian Pagdilao.
Lamer led 3-2 after the first period with an escape and takedown, but surrendered an escape and takedown in the second period to trail 5-3. Lamer tallied an escape in the final period but nothing else as he fell to 12-13 for the year.
Arizona State improved to 6-10 overall and 3-1 in Pac-12 dual meets while Cal Poly fell to 0-9 and 0-4.
Cal Poly returns to Arizona State for the Pac-12 Championships on March 9.
Cal Poly (7) at Arizona State (32):
125 — Ryan Millhof (ASU) maj. dec. Benny Martinez (CP) 15-2
133 — No. 25 Josiah Kline (ASU) dec. Yoshito Funakoshi (CP) 11-6
141 — Cory Crooks (ASU) dec. Wyatt Cornelison (CP) 8-4
149 — No. 25 Joshua Maruca (ASU) won by forfeit
157 — No. 13 Christian Pagdilao (ASU) dec. Brawley Lamer (CP) 5-4
165 — No. 4 Joshua Shields (ASU) maj. dec. Joe La Rosa (CP) 18-6
174 — No. 3 Zahid Valenzuela (ASU) pinned Nathan Tausch (CP) 1:26
184 — Jacen Petersen (ASU) dec. Willem DeBoer (CP) 4-1
197 — No. 17 Tom Lane (CP) dec. Austyn Harris (ASU) 9-2
285 — Samuel Aguilar (CP) maj. dec. Brady Gilliland-Daniel (ASU) 10-0