MINOT, N.D. -- Ninth-ranked Upper Iowa opened the meet with a pair of bonus point wins and closed it with three more to post a 34-12 Northern Sun Conference wrestling victory over Minot State Sunday.

Damian Penichet rolled to a major decision at 149 and Brock Benitz followed with a pin to get the Peacocks (2-1, 1-1) started. Maleek Williams (pin), Josh Walker (technical fall) and Hunter Slifka (pin) closed out the dual.

Minot State fell to 1-6 overall and 0-2 in league meets.