Sophomore Teyon Ware wrestled in the 2004 NWCA All-Star Classic presented by United States Marines Corps at the University of Northern Iowa tonight. The All-Star Classic puts the nation’s top wrestlers against each other in matches that are often a preview of the upcoming NCAA championships.
Ware was matched up against second ranked Scott Moore of Virginia in the 141 pound weight class. Moore got on the board first with a takedown with ten seconds to go in the first period. Ware scored a reversal in the last five seconds to tie the match after one period at 2-2.
After choosing down, Moore escaped in the second period earning one point. Moore extended his lead with another takedown. Ware got the escape making the score 5-3. Ware tied the match with a takedown of his own, but Moore took the lead back with an escape with under a minute to go in the third period. Moore was called for stalling with ten seconds to go to tie match at 6-6.
The first overtime was entertaining, but no points were scored, forcing 30 second periods. Moore reverses Ware and locks up a cradle to lead 11-6. Ware started down and got an escape only to lose, 11-7.
The loss puts Ware’s record at 16-2.
Scott Moore (Virginia) Dec. Teyon Ware (Oklahoma) 11-7ot