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Southern Oregon University Redshirt-Sophomore CJ McKinnis wrestling against University of Providence John Hensley in the 184 pound class match at Lithia Motors Pavilion on Thursday.(PHOTO BY: LARRY STAUTH JR)

WRESTLING: SOU women top Providence; men blanked

ASHLAND — In dual action Thursday night at Riehm Arena, the Southern Oregon University women’s wrestling team topped Providence (Mont.), 13-10, but the Raiders were shut out 51-0 on the men’s side with a shorthanded lineup.

There were three women’s contests on the night, two of which went to the Argos. But in addition to two forfeit victories, the Raiders (8-6 overall) got 123-pounder Raina Tschantre’s 12-9 upset of 14th-ranked Angelica Sletten for her first collegiate dual win.

For Providence, third-ranked Yurie Yoneoka pinned Nikki Jeanson in 1:40 and top-ranked Dajan Treder won by 10-0 technical fall against Kirra Saunders in 1:15.

Five forfeits put the Raider men (4-5) in a 30-point hole against the fourth-ranked Argos.

Some of the Argos’ top wrestlers did the rest: Chris Mesa won by 11-5 decision over Trey Long at 133, sixth-ranked Shonn Roberts pinned Hunter Roberson at 149, second-ranked Adrian Lyons-Lopez pinned Cody Stahl at 165, and 12th-ranked Randy Keesler held on for a 3-2 win over 18th-ranked CJ McKinnis with a third-round takedown at 184.

In the heavyweight match, SOU’s 17th-ranked Max Hane cut an eight-point deficit to 11-9 against fourth-ranked Matt Hopkins but couldn’t pull even in the final seconds.

MEN’S SCORE: Providence 51, Southern Oregon 0.

125 — Devin Altenberg-Lasher, UP, wins by forfeit; 133 — Eli Walston, UP, wins by forfeit; 141 — Chris Mesa, UP, dec. Trey Long, 11-5; 149 — Shonn Roberts, UP, pinned Hunter Roberson, 1:52; 157 — Jarren Komac, UP, wins by forfeit.

165 — Adrian Lyons-Lopez, UP, pinned Cody Stahl, 2:18; 174 — Alex Quick, UP, wins by forfeit; 184 — Randy Keesler, UP, dec. CJ McKinnis, 3-2; 197 — John Hensley, UP, wins by forfeit; 285 — Matt Hopkins, UP, dec. Max Hane, 11-9.

WOMEN’S SCORE: Southern Oregon 13, Providence 10.

101 — No contest; 109 — Yurie Yoneoka, UP, pinned Nikki Jeanson, 1:40’; 116 — No contest; 123 — Raina Tschantre, SOU, dec. Angelica Sletten, 12-9; 130 — Dajan Treder, UP, tech. fall Kirra Saunders, 10-0 (1:15).

136 — No contest; 143 — Veronica Coppolino, SOU, wins by forfeit; 155 — No contest; 170 — Abyah Fields, SOU, wins by forfeit; 191 — No contest.

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