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Wyoming beats OSU in tiebreaker

CORVALLIS - Wyoming won a tiebreaker based on total points to beat Oregon State 23-22 in a nonconference college wrestling meet on Sunday at Gill Coliseum.

The Cowboys (2-2), ranked 13th nationally, and the 16th-ranked Beavers (5-2) finished tied at 22-22 after Oregon State's Clayton Jack beat Wyoming's LJ Helbig in a 13-1 major decision at heavyweight, but Wyoming received a point for having more total individual points during the match.

Oregon State led 18-6 after RJ Pena pinned Dakota Friesth in 2 minutes, 57 seconds at 157 pounds, but Wyoming scored 16 straight points to take a 22-18 lead going into the heavyweight match.

OSU also got a pin from Pat Rollins, who felled Michael Martinez in 3:37 at 125 pounds. Wyoming got pins from Zach Zehner at 133 and Joe LeBlanc at 184.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Geographic Code:1U8WY
Date:Jan 16, 2012
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