No. 4 Iowa State wins six of 10 bouts for first win over Oklahoma State at home since 2009
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Iowa State freshman wrestler Paniro Johnson boasts two top-six wins this season and hasn’t lost a collegiate match. That’s a heady start to the supremely confident 149-pounder’s career, but if you ask him, he’s simply meeting expectations ... and the best is yet to come.
Second-ranked Iowa and No. 7 Iowa State split all 10 matches, but Spencer Lee made his debut with a major decision, Real Woods also debuted with a win, Cobe Siebrecht and Nelson Brands added bonus points and heavyweight Tony Cassioppi capped the 18-15 dual victory.
Iowa State Coach Kevin Dresser and Purdue Coach Tony Ersland were both two-time state champions for Humboldt before continuing their wrestling careers as Iowa Hawkeyes and then eventually as college coaches. They brought their NCAA Division I programs to Humboldt Sunday for a dual that the Cyclones won, 23-13.