Burkholder and Walker lead Muskies against Heidelberg

Burkholder and Walker lead Muskies against Heidelberg

The Muskingum junior tandem of Jordan Burkholder and Tanner Walker led the Muskies against Heidelberg in Ohio Athletic Conference wrestling action on Tuesday night.

The Basics

  • Results: Heidelberg 26, Muskingum 9
  • Records: Muskingum (4-7 overall, 0-3 OAC), Heidelberg (7-6 overall, 3-0 OAC)

On the Mat

  • Burkholder (125) opened the bout with a hard fought 4-3 win against Mason Brainard. The win was the 20th of the season for Burkholder and gave the Muskies an early 3-0 edge.
  • Walker (165) notched his 18th win of the campaign with a dominating performance against Logan Broskie that ended with a fall at the 4:12 mark. The pin trimmed the Muskie gap to 11-9.
  • Sophomore Sammy Southers (141) lost in a close 8-4 bout against Slade Todd.
  • Junior Antonio Zapata (197) scored a point at the end of the third period to force overtime, but fell in the extra session against Chase Morrison, 7-5.
  • Freshman Garrett Mitchel slipped late against Christian Climer in their heavyweight clash, 7-5.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next competes at the Wheaton Pete Willson Invitational on Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27.

Heidelberg 26, Muskingum 9

125: Jordan Burkholder (MU) win by decision Mason Brainard (HU), 4-3
133: Richard Bogetich (HU) win by decision Slade Stiles (MU), 16-10
141: Slade Todd (HU) win by decision Sammy Southers (MU), 8-4
149: No contest
157: Noah Messerall (HU) win by tech fall Michael Kashuba (MU), 17-0
165: Tanner Walker (MU) win by fall Logan Broskie (HU), 4:12
174: Jeremiah Slagle (HU) win by forfeit
184: Patrick Brown (HU) win by decision Anthony Cole-Young (MU), 6-0
197: Chase Morrison (HU) win by decision Antonio Zapata (MU), 7-5 OT
285: Christian Climer (HU) win by decision Garrett Mitchel (MU), 7-5

Muskingum University 4-7, (0-3)
Heidelberg University 7-6, (3-0)