JC’s Nord takes fifth at Dragon OpenMichael Nord had a long way to go at the Dragon Open on Saturday in Moorhead, Minn.
By: Sun Staff, The Jamestown Sun
Michael Nord had a long way to go at the Dragon Open on Saturday in Moorhead, Minn.
After beating Oakes native Josten Coleman of Concordia 9-8, the 165-pound Enderlin product and Jamestown College sophomore fell to the University of Mary’s Brock Krumm 9-8.
But from there, Nord was on fire. He beat Billy Dean of Southwest Minnesota State by 19-10 major decision and pinned Jordan Bendson of Concordia in 1 minute, 6 seconds.
He secured fifth place with a 17-2 technical fall over Blake Lundgren of Northern State and a fall in 2:55 over Greg Gainey of Minnesota West.
Nord stood as the Jimmies’ only place-winner at the tournament, though Joey Murillo came away with second at 125 in the freshman division.
The Jimmies dual Waldorf College on Saturday in Forest City, Iowa.
Sam Brown, JC, dec. Chevy Goble, St. Cloud State, 5-4; Conrad Rangell, Minnesota, dec. Brown, 8-1. Casey Williams, Moorhead, maj. dec. Brown, 10-0.
Jaykob Miller, JC, dec. Kurt Knutsen, Augsburg, 3-1, OT; Jake D. Horn, St. Cloud, maj. dec. Miller, 12-1; Beau Voegeli, Northern, dec. Miller, 11-8.
Michael Nord, JC, dec. Josten Coleman, Concordia, 9-8; Brock Krumm, Mary, dec. Nord, 8-5; Nord maj. dec. Billy Dean, SWMS, 19-10; Nord pinned Jordan Bendson, Concordia, 1:06; Nord tech. falled Blake Lundgren, Northern, 17-2. Nord pinned Greg Gainey, Minnesota West, 2:55.
Antonio Lopez, JC, pinned Gerad Fugleberg, Moorhead, 2:57; Tom Bouressa, Concordia, dec. Lopez, 5-0; John Gusewelle, NDSU, maj. dec. Lopez, 15-7.
Records with placing
Joey Murillo 1-1 for 2nd at 125, Eddy Wilson 2-2 at 133, Tony Borden 1-2 at 141, Tyler Schnaubert 1-2 at 149, Johnny Gonzalez 0-2 at 165, Jacob Tilley 1-2 at 174, Brian Kaehler 0-2 at 184.