ATHENS, Ohio -- Missouri wrestling began its two day trip to the state of Ohio Saturday evening in and walked away with a 25-18 dual win against No. 25 Ohio . Redshirt senior Drake Houdashelt and sophomore Joey Lavallee each earned big wins over ranked foes en route to the Tigers MAC victory.
Redshirt senior Alan Waters kicked things off in a big way Saturday with a 16-0 tech. fall victory against Zak Hassan. After a loss at 133 pounds, Mizzou responded with a 19-2 tech. fall win at 141 pounds by redshirt sophomore Lavion Mayes.
In a Top-10 matchup at 149 pounds, the Tigers came away victorious as Houdashelt defeated No. 8 Tywan Claxton via 6-3 decision. Lavallee added another ranked win immediately after for the Tigers with a 3-1 decision against No. 17 Spartak Chino.
At 174 pounds, redshirt senior Mikey England picked up the last win for Mizzou with a 4-1 decision against Andrew Romanchik.
To end Saturday's dual, the final three weight classes ended via forfeits and Mizzou walked away with the dual victory against the Bobcats.