December 11, 2008
2008-2009 Season - Wrestlers beat Knox 36-6
GALESBURG, Illinois – The Augustana Vikings got into the victory column in the 2008-09 wrestling season with a 36-6 win at Knox on Thursday, December 11. Augustana won the first eight weight classes en route to the victory.
Junior Kyle Brodwater (St. Joseph Hamm HS, Medford, New Jersey) picked up a forfeit at 125 and junior George Gogonas (Bowie HS, Austin, Texas) followed that up with an 8-2 win over Edel Vaca at 133.
Freshman Alberto Quiros (Morton HS, Cicero, Ill.) beat Tim Yee 17-6 at 141 and Zac Holland (West Des Moines Dowling HS, Pleasant Hill, Iowa) romped to a 15-1 victory over Dugan O’Connor at 149. After sophomore Kris Kovach (Oswego HS, Oswego, Ill.) picked up a forfeit at 157, junior Billy Gallo (St. Joseph-Ogden HS, St. Joseph, Ill.) won by technical fall over Daniel Stafford at 6:41 of their 165 pound match.
Sophomore Gabe Gardner (Air Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.) beat Aaron Barnett 14-2 at 174 and senior Brian Kerr (United Township HS, East Moline, Ill.) picked up a 6-3 win over Marty Dertz at 184.
AUGUSTANA 36, KNOX 6
125 – Kyle Brodwater (A) won by forfeit
133 – George Gogonas (A) beat Edel Vaca (K) 8-2
141 – Alberto Quiros (A) beat Tim Yee (K) 17-6
149 – Zac Holland (A) beat Dugan O’Connor (K) 15-1
157 – Kris Kovach (A) won by forfeit
165 – Billy Gallo (A) won by technical fall @ 6:41 over Daniel Stafford (K)
174 – Gabe Gardner (A) beat Aaron Barnett (K) 14-2
184 – Brian Kerr (A) beat Marty Dertz (K) 6-3
197 – Alexander Faulkner (K) beat Dan Krcmar (A) 7-2
285 – James Wagner (K) beat Paul Sutkay (A) 5-0
Augustana is now 1-5 on the season.