UWSP’s Granatelli, Uttecht Champs at Dan Gable Open

TomM
By TomM November 12, 2017 08:36

UWSP’s Granatelli, Uttecht Champs at Dan Gable Open

UWSP’s Granatelli, Uttecht Champs at Dan Gable Open
11/11/2017

OSHKOSH, Wis. – The UW-Stevens Point wrestling team got a pair of individual titles at the Dan Gable Open in Oshkosh on Saturday.

Bobby Uttecht won the 133 weight class. He won a pair of decisions and a fall en route the finals. In title match, he defeated Harper College’s Darron Sims by tech fall, 17-2.

David Granatelli was victorious in the 157 weight class, defeating fellow UWSP wrestler Boone Roycraft, 5-2, in the finals. Granatelli had a fall and major decision among his four victories on the day. Roycraft won by tech fall and decision to reach the finals.

The Pointers had four of the top-6 finishers at 174. James Borgen placed second after suffering a sudden victory defeat in the finals. He had a pair of falls among his three wins. Dan Squires finished third with all four wins on the day by fall. Taran Holland had a fall in the bracket, but fell to Austin Stebane in the fifth-place match, one of four decision victories for Stebane on the day.

Ross Agg finished runner-up at heavyweight for the Pointers. He won by falls twice to reach the finals.

In the 125 weight class, Matt Berlin rebounded to place third. He won by fall twice in the wrestle back with pins in 0:53 and 5:51.

Alex Heiden defeated fellow Pointer Nick Pretto to earn a third-place finish at 149. Heiden won by fall twice among his four victories on the day. Pretto had a tech fall and two decision wins in the bracket.

Logan Newton placed fourth at 141, the best finish among the three Pointers in the weight class. He won two matches by decision on the day. Anthony Kanable earned a decision win and finished sixth.

At 184, Cody Nielsen placed fourth with a fall among three win in the wrestle back.

Pointers open conference action with a home dual against UW-Whitewater at Berg Gym on Thursday (Nov. 16) at 7:00 p.m.

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