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USC wrestlers lose to Razorbacks 51-19

By Kevin Mertens - Staff Writer | Feb 28, 2021

The United South Central Rebel wrestlers had a tough time of it when they battled the Westfield Razorbacks on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

The Rebels fell to the Razorbacks by a score of 51 to 19.

Westfield jumped off to a 12-0 lead when USC’s Kolt Bullerman lost by a pin at 106 pounds and the Rebels forfeited at 113.

Bryce Sonnek got USC on the board with an 8-4 decision at 120 pounds.

However, Ethan Elvebak lost a 5-3 decision at 126 pounds and the Rebels had to forfeit at 132 and 138.

That put the Razorbacks up 27-3.

USC staged a small comeback with Micah Hamson scoring a 14-3 major decision at 145 pounds and Konnor Harpestad getting a pin at 152 cutting the Razorback lead to 27-13.

USC had to forfeit at 160 and 170, and Collin Van Cleave lost by a fall at 182. Both teams forfeited at 195 pounds for no score, and the Rebels had to forfeit at 220, as well.

The Rebels’ Matt Beyer ended the match on a positive note for USC with a pin at 285 pounds, making the final 51-19.