PHOENIX -- A pin in 1:38 by 141-pounder BJ Young gave No. 1 Newberry the edge in a 19-16 win against host No. 5 Grand Canyon to close out a 3-0 day at the 2011 Grand Canyon Duals.

The teams split the matches down the middle with Newberry and GCU each winning five. There were seven decisions -- four for GCU and three for Newberry -- and each squad recorded a major decision. Young's pin provided the bonus points needed for the Wolves to earn the win.

GCU started off on a roll as No. 7 Kyle McCrite won a matchup of nationally ranked wrestlers at 125 pounds, with a 7-6 upset of Connor McDonald. Lino Estrada earned an 8-5 decision against No. 6 Matt Oliver at 141 pound to give the hosts a 6-0 lead.

Grand Canyon Dual Results
No. 1 Newberry 25, No. 18 Colorado Mesa 18
No. 1 Newberry 25, No. 18 Colorado Mesa 18
No. 1 Newberry 19, No. 5 Grand Canyon 16
No. 3 St. Cloud State 31, California Baptist 14
No. 3 St. Cloud State 33, No. 18 Colorado Mesa 6
No. 3 St. Cloud State 48, No. 8 Mercyhurst 0
No. 3 St. Cloud State 42, No. 5 Grand Canyon 9
No. 5 Grand Canyon 21, No. 8 Mercyhurst 16
No. 8 Mercyhurst 28, No. 18 Colorado Mesa 9
California Baptist 27, No. 18 Colorado Mesa 15

Young -- ranked second in the nation at 141 -- was barely halfway through the first period before he tied the dual up with the pin of David Makara.

Another close match took place at 149 pounds, as Deral Brown needed overtime to take a 5-4 decision against Bobby Wards and give the Wolves a 9-6 lead.

Taylor Knapp had a rough day in his first two matches at 157 pounds, and took his frustration out on No. 4 Ted Bristol with an 11-2 major decision to put Newberry up 13-6.

At 165 pounds, No. 5 Sean Byrnes earned a 4-2 decision against David Wilber, pushing the Newberry advantage to 16-6.

Two-time GCU All-American Victor Carazo opened his season today, and showed why he will be a wrestler to contend with later in the year, taking a 7-2 decision against Travis Sheehy at 174 pounds.

No. 6 Mitch Brown pushed the Newberry lead to 19-9 with a close 4-3 decision against Brett Sanchez.

GCU narrowed the deficit to six points entering the heavyweight match after Celic Bell's 16-4 major decision against Karl Reed, and the Antelopes were able to win the final match, but Jordan Johnson only managed a 4-3 decision against No. 4 Jake Elkins.