Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

No. 5 NC State wrestling visited Blacksburg, Virginia to tackle No. 8 Virginia Tech on Friday, Jan. 20. The 2 groups traded selections, however some extent deduction and one main resolution ended up being the distinction maker because the Pack finally misplaced 16-14.

The Wolfpack (10-1, 0-1 ACC) had been good in twin matches up thus far, however the Hokies (7-2, 1-0 ACC) hosted a report crowd of practically 6,000 followers, which rattled the red-and-white.

Powerful one in Blacksburg. Again in Reynolds on Friday.#PackMentality pic.twitter.com/kREr2nwgKd

— NC State Wrestling 🤼‍♂️ (@PackWrestle) January 21, 2023

First up was No. 29 redshirt junior Jarrett Trombley within the 125-pound weight class. Neither he or his opponent might get the higher hand at first because the match went into time beyond regulation with a 1-1 rating. Lastly, Trombley scored a takedown to place the primary factors on the board for the Pack, pushing forward 3-0.

With the rating tied 3-3 after the Hokies received the subsequent bout by resolution, No. 6 sophomore Ryan Jack squared off in opposition to VT’s No. 12 Tom Criminal in 141. Jack discovered himself in a 1-1 tie on the finish of his bout, however his driving time of over a minute made the distinction and received him the choice.

NC State dropped its subsequent two matches, taking place 10-6 to the Hokies, however No. 32 freshman Matty Singleton claimed one other time beyond regulation victory with a takedown in 165. Singleton beat his twentieth ranked opponent and, after a staff deduction, the Wolfpack lower the deficit to 10-8.

After a loss to the third-ranked wrestler within the 174-pound class, it was time for No. 3 redshirt junior Trent Hidlay, who lined up in opposition to No. 7 Hunter Bolen along with his staff down 13-8. Down 3-0, Hidley muscled his approach to a 5-3 resolution win, chopping Virginia Tech’s result in 13-11.

After giving up one other resolution, the Pack wanted an enormous rating to beat the Hokies’ 16-11 lead, and No. 12 redshirt sophomore Owen Trephan stood because the final competitor for the Pack. Whereas he received his bout in yet one more OT resolution, it was not sufficient for the Pack to win as a staff.

The Wolfpack will proceed convention motion when it returns to Reynolds Coliseum to tackle the Duke Blue Devils. The necessary match will even host the NC State Pep Band to assist cheer on the Pack. The match is about for Friday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m.

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