(Neb.)-McAfee, Debus drop opening round matches
Both grapplers will compete during the consolation first round when the second session begins tonight at 5 p.m. (MST)
McAfee scored an early takedown in his match at 133 pounds but Casy Rowell escaped and earned a takedown of his own near the end of the first period.
Rowell, who entered the tourney as the No. 1 ranked wrestler at 133, added another takedown in the second and third periods and to secure the win.
McAfee will face Upper Iowa’s Trevor Franklin tonight in the consolation first round.
Debus and Adam Walters were tied at 5-5 following the first five minutes at 184 but there was a scoring frenzy midway through the final period. Walters increased his lead to 7-5 after a reversal and then he added a takedown and scored back points to earn a 15-8 decision.
Debus will square off with Derrick Williams of West Liberty tonight.
St. Cloud State leads the tournament after the first session with 12.5 points. The University of Nebraska-Kearney is second with 11.0 and Notre Dame College is third at 10.5.
Chadron State Results
133 – Casy Rowell, UCO, dec. Perry McAfee, CSC, 9-5;
184 – Adam Walters, Findaly, dec. Jordan Debus, CSC, 15-8;
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