No. 13 NIACC faces No. 3 Ellsworth on mat

NIACC coaches Steve Kelly (right) and Basil Minto on the sidelines in a home dual meet earlier this season.
NIACC coaches Steve Kelly (right) and Basil Minto on the sidelines in a home dual meet earlier this season.

IOWA FALLS - The No. 13 NIACC wrestling team returns to action Wednesday in a dual meet at No. 3 Ellsworth.

The dual is slated to start at 7 p.m.

NIACC enters the ICCAC dual with two ranked wrestlers in the latest Intermat NJCAA rankings. Sophomore Austin Anderly is ranked first at 141 pounds and freshman Noah Jackson is ranked fifth at 157.

Ellsworth has four ranked wrestlers. They are Justin Folley (2nd at 133); Steven Lawrence (1st at 157); Tim Young (1st at 197); Charles Griffen (6th at 285).

Last time out: NIACC tops RCTC, 36-12 (1-10-18)

NIACC (1-4 in duals) won seven of the eight contested matches in picking up its first dual-meet win of the season.

At 157 pounds, Jackson pinned third-ranked Alfred Daniel in the third period. At 197 pounds, the Trojans' Sedrak Sheppard took a 4-2 decision from RCTC's third-ranked Mason Hawkins.

The Trojans also picked up wins from Robert Rodriguez (149), Ryan Faught (165), Isaiah Martinez (174), Chris Briscoe (184) and Jimsher Sidhu (285).

NIACC'S PROBABLE LINEUP VS. ELLSWORTH

125 - Mark Gonzales

133 - Arie Reyes

141 - Austin Anderly

149 - Robert Rodriguez

157 - Noah Jackson

165 - Ryan Faught

174 - Isaiah Martinez

184 - Chris Briscoe

197 - Sedrak Sheppard

285 - Jimsher Sidhu

2017-18 NIACC records

Name                                     Weight         Record

Austin Anderly                         141                 2-0

Zach Andrews                         141                 1-4

Chris Briscoe                          184                 3-2

Marshawn Bunch                    285                 1-4

Ryan Faught                          165                9-4

Julian Giustiniano                   157                 2-4

Mark Gonzales                       125                 1-3

Ravonn Gregory                    174                 0-5

Noah Jackson                       157                 9-4

Jaylen Lee                           184                 4-7

Nick Lemmon                      149                 0-4

Isaiah Martinez                   149                 2-2

Randy Maynes                    157                 0-4

Quinn Murphy                    157                 1-5

Arie Reyes                         133                 0-9

Robert Rodriguez               149                 7-5

Jesse Sanchez                   157                 0-2

Sedrak Sheppard               197                 6-7

Jimsher Sidhu                   285                 7-5

 

 

 

 

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