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Wrestling - Sun, Jan. 29, 2017
Benedictine College
Grand View

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – No.1 Grand View wrestling secured its second-straight Heart of America Athletic Conference Wrestling Championship on Saturday. The Vikings defended their championship from 2016 by posting wins over Benedictine (46-0), Baker (43-6) and Missouri Valley (39-3). Grand View recorded their 100th dual win as a program and under head coach Nick Mitchell.

Michael Pixley (JR/Granite City, Illinois) was a perfect 3-0 on the day for Grand View in the 184-pound division, recording three falls in a combined total of 2:23. The Vikings recorded a total of 14 falls, including technical falls, over the three contests.

The Vikings have three weeks until the NAIA Regional Qualifiers, which are scheduled for Saturday, February 18 host by Grand View in Johnson Wellness Center.


No. 1 Grand View vs. (RV) Benedictine

Grand View won 46-0

125 Sidney Oliver (FR/Wentzville, Missouri) (Grand View) wins vs OPEN

133 Trevor Murano (SO/Grimes, Iowa) (GV) wins over Michael Cutherbertson (BC), Tech Fall, 16-0, 3:49

141 Grayson Brenna (FR/Havre, Montana) (GV) wins over Kevin Kelly (BC), Dec, 12-9

149 Walker Marshall (SR/Missouri Valley, Iowa) (GV) wins over Alek Mitchell (BC), Fall, 5:21

157 Mason Miller (SO/Winterset, Iowa) (GV) wins over Tyler Mann (BC), Tech Fall, 16-0, 4:53

165 Ryan Niven (JR/Boston, Massachusetts) (GV) wins over Anthony Orozco (BC), Dec, 7-2

174 Lawton Benna (SO/Wentzville, Missouri) (GV) wins over Josh Romero (BC), Fall, 1:02

184 Michael Pixley (GV) wins over Cameron Bruce, Fall, 1:00

197 Johnathen Dennis (SR/Shelton, Washington) (GV) wins over Ethan Vistro (BC), Fall, 1:40

285 Dean Broghammer (JR/Manchester, Iowa) (GV) wins over OPEN


No. 1 Grand View vs. (RV) Baker

Grand View won 43-6

125 Zane Baugh (BU) wins over Joel Timmons (SO/Portland, Oregon) (GV), Dec, 8-6

133 Jacob Colon (SR/Clear Lake, Iowa) (GV) wins over Colby Watters (BU), Fell, 3:35

141 Josh Wenger (FR/Walford, Iowa) (GV) wins over Juan Rivera (BU), Tech Fall, 15-0, 3:53

149 Andres Gonzalez (SO/Clear Lake, Iowa) (GV) wins OPEN

157 Jonathan Blackwell wins over Mason Miller (GV), Dec, 10-7

165 Grant Henderson (JR/Alburnett, Iowa) (GV) wins over Josh Ortiz (BU), Tech Fall, 20-3, 3:40

174 Lawton Benna (GV) wins over Nick Moore (BU), Dec, 11-4

184 Michael Pixley (GV) wins over Conner Watanabe (BU), Fall, 0:41

197 Evan Hansen (FR/Kimballton, Iowa) (GV) wins over Billy Leone (BU), Fall, 6:13

285 Jacob Laden (GV) wins over OPEN


No. 1 Grand View vs. No. 19 Missouri Valley

Grand View won 39-3

125 Da'Wayne Robertsn (GV) wins over Eric Arias (MVC), Fall, 0:51

133 Jacob Colon (GV) wins over Zachary Durbin (MVC), Dec. 8-4

141 Josh Wenger (GV) wins over John Bindner (MVC) Fall, 1:26

149 Kenny Boyd (MVC) wins over Andres Gonzalez (GV), Dec, 5-3

157 Mason Miller (GV) wins over Seth Johnson (MVC), Dec, 7-2

165 Ryan Niven (GV) wins over Dalton Tipton (MVC), Dec, 6-4

174 Dylan Blackford (JR/Des Moines, Iowa) (GV) wins over Alex Destra (MVC), Dec, 7-1

184 Michael Pixley (GV) wins over Nicholas Whitehead (MVC), Fall, 0:42

197 Johnathen Dennis (GV) wins over OPEN

285 Dean Broghammer (GV) wins over Justin Smith (MVC), Dec, 1-0