A pair of events went off this weekend in Division III. Olivet and Defiance wrestled an unscored event featuring 26 individual matchups, and the Start City Classic took place in Roanoke, Virginia.
At Defiance, Donovan King recorded a five-second pin for Olivet (video here) to highlight the matchups. 2019 Olivet NCAA qualifier Trevor Piggott recorded two falls on the day.
Over in Roanoke, 99 wrestlers took to the mats led by large contingents from Averett, Ferrum, and NCWA Liberty. Top performances were turned in by Averett’s Brandon Woody a 2019 NCAA qualifier, who defeated 2019 All-American Mario Vasquez of Ferrum at 141 and Ferrum’s Elijah Martin who topped 2020 NCAA qualifier George Moseley of Averett. Other notable champs were 2019 All-American Levi Englman (Ferrum), 2020 qualifier Braden Homsey (Ferrum), and two time qualifier Samuel Braswell (Averett).