DUAL MATCH SCORES: Apprentice School 39, Univ. Texas-Arlington 18
Apprentice School 48, Univ. North Texas 18
LOCATION: Arlington, Texas
RECORD: Apprentice School 10-0
IN BRIEF: The wrestling team started a weekend swing in Texas with a pair of dual match wins late Friday night to put their record to 10-0 on the year.
VS. UT-ARLINGTON: In the opening match, a 39-18 win over the University of Texas-Arlington, the Builders scored wins in three of the first four matches as all were won with bonus point victories. After a win by forfeit to Patrik Foxworth at 165, Kenny Lowry took a major decision win at 184 (10-0) and Josh Rodriguez scored a tech fall win at 197 (20-3) the Builders held a 15-0 lead.
The Mavericks got on the board with a forfeit win at 235, before the Builders closed the match with wins by fall in five of the final six matches. Three of those five were first period falls as Michael Holcomb won in two minutes at 133, Chris Kennedy in 2:15 at 149 and Jacob Michael in 2:30 at 125.
VS. NORTH TEXAS: The nightcap saw the Builders take on the University of North Texas for a 48-18 victory. As in the first match, the Builders scored bonus point wins in all of their matches as heavyweight Ian Jones recorded the fastest match winning in 1:45 to end the dual.
On Saturday, the Builders will compete in the 14-team Southwest Open hosted by the University of Texas-Arlington.
Apprentice School 39, Univ. Texas-Arlington 18
165: Patrik Foxworth (A) won by forfeit; 174: double forfeit; 184: Kenny Lowry (A) maj. dec. Steven Lopez 10-0; 197: Josh Rodriguez (A) tech fall Jesus Robledo 20-3; 235: Jose Cardona (UTA) won by forfeit; 285: Ian Jones (A) p. Ivan Loya 4:36; 125: Jake Michael (A) p. Nathan Kearney 2:30; 133: Mike Holcomb (A) p. Michael Dauterive 2:00; 141: Justin Hudson (UTA) p. Robert Saunders 6:36; 149: Chris Kennedy (A) p. Casey Hudson 2:15; 157: Geovanny Alzate (UTA) p. Kyle Lowry 3:40
Apprentice School 48, North Texas 18
125: Thomas Payne (A) maj. dec. Kendrick Sousa 16-5; 133: Mike Holcomb (A) won by forfeit; 141: Robert Saunders (A) p. Dirk Bolerjack 2:15; 149: Jorge Vargas (NT) p. Chris Kennedy 2:10; 157: Kyle Lowry (A) won by forfeit; 165: Patrik Foxworth (A) p. Anthony Nealy 4:30; 174: Luis Garcia (NT) won by forfeit; 184: Kenny Lowry (A) p. Dionte Carter 2:12; 197: Josh Rodriguez (A) p. Ryan McGahey 3:33; 235: Mark Snow (NT) won by forfeit; 285: Ian Jones (A) p. William Sterling 1:45