STANFORD, Calif. — Oregon State won its third straight Pac-12 Conference wrestling title on Sunday as three Beavers took home individual titles.
The Beavers won the team title with 155.5 points with host Stanford coming in second with 134. Boise State (128.5), Arizona State (111), Bakersfield (109.5) and Cal Poly (74.5) rounded out the six-team field.
All 10 OSU wrestlers finished in the top three with Joey Delgado (141 pounds), Scott Sakaguchi (149) and RJ Pena (157) each winning titles.
Joe Latham (174), Taylor Meeks (197), and Amarveer Dhesi (heavyweight) each finished second with Pat Rollins (125), Joey Palmer (133), Toney Chay (165) and Austin Morehead (184) taking home thirds.
Sakaguchi and Pena captured their second individual titles and qualified for the NCAA championship.
Both could be high seeds based on their season records.
Delgado won his first individual title and also earned the automatic berth to the NCAAs.
Latham, Meeks and Dhesi also qualified as all three weight classes took the top two finishers.
Palmer’s third-place finish was also good enough for an automatic berth.
While Moorehead placed third, he wrestled for a “true second” and also earned a berth.
Rollins and Chay did not automatically qualify and will hope to get an at-large berth to nationals. Those should be released March 12.
Delgado won all three of his matches to take home the crown at 141. He wrapped up the title with a 10-5 decision over Bakersfield’s Ian Nickell.
Sakaguchi eked out the title at 149 with a 6-5 decision over Boise State’s Chris Castillo in the finals.
Pena had a bye in the first round, then picked up major decisions in the semis and finals, capping off the title with an 8-0 victory over Arizona State’s Joel Smith.
Latham advanced to the finals at 174 but was pinned in 3:43 by Bakersfield’s Bryce Hammond.
Meeks won twice to reach the finals at 197, but came up short of a title when Stanford’s Dan Scherer took a 4-2 overtime win.
At heavyweight, Boise State’s J.T. Felix earned a 7-1 win to deny Dhesi a title.
Rollins took third at 125 with a 12-4 major decision over Arizona State’s Ares Carpio.
Palmer pinned Arizona State’s Kalin Goodsite in 2:05 to place third at 133.
Chay rebounded from a major decision loss in the semis with a 3-1 decision over Boise State’s Holden Packard to place third at 165.
Morehead rebounded from a semifinal loss with a 9-0 major decision over Kent Beecham to take home third at 184.
Evan Silver (Stan) d. Pat Rollins, 7-3; Pat Rollins maj. dec. Britain Longmire (CP), 10-2; Pat Rollins maj. dec. Ares Carpio (ASU), 12-4 (third)
Joey Palmer p. Ben DeMuelle (BS), 5:38; Ryan Mango (Stan) dec. Joey Palmer, 6-5; Joey Palmer p. Kalin Goodsite (ASU), 2:05 (third)
Joey Delgado dec. Matt Garelli (Stan), 7-2; Joey Delgado dec. Matt Kraus (ASU), 5-1; Joey Delgado dec. Ian Nickell (CSUB), 10-5 (first)
Scott Sakaguchi dec. Preston McCalmon, 8-2; Scott Sakaguchi maj. dec. Donovan Halpin, 10-1; Scott Sakaguchi dec. Chris Castillo (BS), 6-5 (first)
RJ Pena maj. dec. Steve Hernandez (BS), 10-1; RJ Pena maj. dec. Joel Smith (ASU), 8-0 (first)
Jim Wilson maj. dec. Toney Chay, 12-4; Toney Chay dec. Holden Packard (BS), 3-1 (third)
Joe Latham maj. dec. Ray Waters (ASU), 14-5; Joe Latham dec. Dominic Kastl (CP), 11-8; Bryce Hammond (CSUB) p. Joe Latham, 3:43 (second)
Jake Swartz dec. Austin Morehead, 6-2; Austin Morehead maj. dec. Kent Beecham, 9-0 (third)
Taylor Meeks maj. dec. Josh DeSilveira (ASU), 16-2; Taylor Meeks dec. Reuben Franklin, 5-1; Dan Scherer (Stanford) dec. Taylor Meeks, 4-2 in OT (second)
Amarveer Dhesi dec. Chace Eskam (ASU), 6-3; Amarveer Dhesi maj. dec. Spencer Empey (CP), 15-6; J.T. Felix (BS) dec. Amarveer Dhesi, 7-1 (second)