FAYETTE — Sixth-ranked Upper Iowa improved to 8-3 overall and 4-1 in the Northern Sun Conference with a 25-13 victory over Southwest Minnesota State Thursday at the Dorman Gymnasium on Senior Night.

The Peacocks got pins from Damian Penichet at 149, in 3 minutes and 36 seconds over Zach Beaumaster, and Jordan Gundrum at 174 in 1:28 over Griffin Osing.

Senior Josh Walker scored a 12-4 major decision over Brock Buysse at 133.

UIU also got wins from Maleek Williams at 125, Nick Baumler of North Fayette-Valley at 197 and Triston Westerlund at 285.

The Peacocks return to action Feb. 2 at Northern State in Aberdeen, S.D.

Upper Iowa 25, SW Minnesota St. 13

125 — Maleek Williams (UIU) dec. Taylor Curtis, 6-1, 133 — Josh Walker (UIU) maj. dec. Brock Buysse, 12-4, 141 — Trent Butcher (SMS) dec. Aaron Baker Jr., 16-3, 149 — Damian Penichet (UIU) pinned Zachary Beaumaster, 3:36, 157 — Cortez Arredondo (SMS) dec. Mac Spotts, 2-1, 165 — Kegen Fingalsen (SMS) dec. Cody Nelson, 8-7, 174 — Jordan Gundrum (UIU) pinned Griffin Osing, 1:28, 184 — Cole Hennen (SMS) dec. Dalton Hahn. 8-2, 197 — Nick Baumler (UIU) dec. Jackson Ryan, 10-3, 285 — Triston Westerlund (UIU) dec. Ben Thompson, 6-2.

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