DeSantis strong in Pack's trek to Fort Hays

DeSantis strong in Pack's trek to Fort Hays

Fort Hays State 26, CSU-Pueblo 12

HAYS, Kan. - Pack 149-pounder Louie DeSantis (Jr., Escondido, Calif.) recorded a big pin as the ThunderWolves won three matches vs. a tough Fort Hays State team Friday, losing 26-12.

DeSantis scored a pin on Casey Hudson 2:39 into the match to improve to 22-9, the best individual mark on the team.

DeSantis was joined in the winner's circle by 174-pounder Justin Grant (Jr., Winnemucca, Nev.) and Tony Chavarria (Fr., Pueblo, Colo.). Grant scored a dramatic 5-3 overtime win over Shawn Kuhlman, who came in boasting a 23-8 record.

Chavarria scored a 5-1 win over 15-9 Ben Evans in the 189-pound match.

The ThunderWolves will take a break from their RMAC dual schedule next weekend when they head to the Colorado Mines Open before they return back to Massari Arena to host Grand Canyon University in an RMAC match on Feb. 13.

 

Fort Hays State University 26, CSU-Pueblo 12

 

125 Dustin Dooley (19-6) (R-Fr., Concordia, Kan.) Lyle Evans (5-11) (Jr., Grantsville, Utah) Dec. 4-0 FHSU 3 CSUP 0

133 Travis Kuhn (7-9) (R-Fr, Clarks, Neb.) Joe Jones (5-16) (Fr., Aurora, Colo.) Maj. 9-1 FHSU 7 CSUP 0

141 #2 James Annon (17-5) (Sr., Norton, Kan.) Markus Portillos (17-12) (Fr., Pueblo, Colo.) Maj. 11-3 FHSU 11 CSUP 0

149 Casey Hudson (5-9) (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) Louie DeSantis (22-9) (Jr., Escondido, Calif.) Fall 2:49 FHSU 11 CSUP 6

157 #4 Danny Grater (22-6) (Jr., Green, Kan.) Keenen Funk (7-11) (Jr., Riverton, Wyo.) Fall 2:27 FHSU 17 CSUP 6

165 Troy Lussenhop (16-7) (Sr., Loveland, Colo.) Martin Dick (13-15) (Fr., Azle, Texas) Dec. 5-3 FHSU 20 CSUP 6

174 Shawn Kuhlman (23-9) (Jr., Oakley, Kan.) Justin Grant (13-12) (Jr., Winnemucca, Nev.) Dec. 5-3 (ot) FHSU 20 CSUP 9

184 Tyler Gonzales (17-10) (Jr., Topeka, Kan.) Kellen Desmond (10-16) (Jr., Escondido, Calif.) Dec. 5-2 FHSU 23 CSUP 9

197 Ben Evans (15-9) (R-Fr., Hutchinson, Kan.) Tony Chavarria (9-16) (Fr., Pueblo West, Colo.) Dec. 5-1 FHSU 23 CSUP 12

285 Justin Glenn (6-8) (R-Fr., Enid, Okla.) Frank Sandoval (0-13) (Fr., Durango, Colo.) Dec. 7-2 FHSU 26 CSUP 12