Weber, Scherkenbach Lead NDSU Redshirts at Husky Open
Release: December 08, 2012
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Unattached North Dakota State freshmen wrestlers Hunter Weber and Justin Scherkenbach each claimed runner-up finishes at the 2012 Holiday Inn/Husky Open wrestling tournament hosted by St. Cloud State University on Saturday.
Weber (Marshall, Wis.) registered three consecutive pins to earn a spot in the finals at 125 pounds, where he dropped a 9-6 decision to Mike Fuenffinger of Augsburg.
Scherkenbach (Muskego, Wis.) posted a technical fall, a pin and a decision to advance to the championship match at 133 pounds. Andy Pokorny of St. Cloud State won a close 8-7 decision over Scherkenbach for the title.
Weber improved his season unattached record to 18-6, with 13 of those wins coming by fall. Scherkenbach is now 15-4 on the year.
North Dakota State hosts No. 15 Oregon State in a 2 p.m. dual at the Bison Sports Arena tomorrow.
Unattached NDSU Results - Husky Open - 12/8/12
125 - Hunter Weber, 3-1, 2nd
W fall Blong Kong, Augsburg, 2:08
W fall Ben Kollaja, St. Johns University, 2:09
W fall Chad Bartschenfeld, Augsburg, 4:53
L dec. Mike Fuenffinger, Augsburg, 9-6
125 - Grant Dullinger, 1-2, 4th
W fall Matt Hickerson, St. Johns University, 3:59
L tech fall Mike Fuenffinger, Augsburg, 16-0
L maj. dec. Chad Bartschenfeld, Augsburg, 9-1
125 - Devin Wolf, 3-1, 5th
L dec. Chad Bartschenfeld, Augsburg, 5-0
W dec. Mitchell Dunlap, Minnesota State Moorhead, 8-2
W maj. dec. over Ben Kollaja, St. Johns University, 12-0
W maj. dec. Josh Farr, Rochester Community College, 8-0
133 - Justin Scherkenbach, 3-1, 2nd
W tech fall Coby Horner, Jamestown, 17-1
W fall Isaac Novacek, Minnesota State Moorhead, 3:49
W dec. Ben Henle, St. Johns University, 10-9
L dec. Andy Pokorny, St. Cloud State, 8-7
141 - Tyler Diamond, 2-2, 4th
W fall Eric Elllington, St. Cloud State, 6:46
W maj. dec. Matt Leibforth, St. Cloud State, 10-0
L maj. dec. Trevor Johnson, University of Mary, 11-1
L dec. Matt Nelson, St. Cloud State, 7-6
157 - Caleb Meide, 1-2, 6th
L tech fall Jake D. Horn, St. Cloud State, 25-9
W dec. Andrew Powers, Augsburg, 4-2
L dec. Kurt Knutsen, Augsburg, 7-0