Moore And Cook Advance To Day Two Of Las Vegas Invitational

After going undefeated on Day One of the Las Vegas Invitational, Derek Moore will compete in the tournament's semifinals on Saturday.
 
After going undefeated on Day One of the Las Vegas Invitational, Derek Moore will compete in the tournament's semifinals on Saturday.
 

Dec. 2, 2005

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - No. 4 seed Derek Moore defeated No. 5 tournament seed Ron Tarquinio in a 6-2 decision to advance to Saturday's semifinals highlighting UC Davis action at the 24th-annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational at the Cashman Center Friday.

Moore (141) won his first two matches of the day by fall. He pinned Eastern Michigan's Nick Conklin 5:57 into his first match of the day and then went on to pin San Francisco State's Eric Fitzpatrick 4:26 into his second match. Moore then went on to defeat Hofstra's John Menarte via a 16-0 technical fall before finishing the day with the win over Tarquino in the quarter final.

No. 10 seed Ken Cook (174) upset No. 7 seed Luke Hogle of Cornell in a 12-4 major decision in his second match of the day before falling in the quarter finals to No. 2 seed Mike Patrovich of Hofstra in 10-7 decision. Cook will compete for third place in the consolation bracket on Saturday.

UC Davis is in 18th place out of a field of 52 teams after the first day of competition with 33.5 points. Michigan currently leads the pack with 86 points. Action at the Las Vegas Invitational will continue on Saturday.

CLIFF KEEN LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL: Day One Results
UC Davis Results Only

Pigtails
133 - Robbie Preston (Harvard) def. Omar Gaitan (UC Davis), TF 17-0 (3:16)
141 - Derek Moore (UC Davis) def. Nick Conklin (E. Michigan), F 5:57
149 - Camille DuPont (Western State) def. Jesse Padilla (UC Davis), F 1:39
157 - Shawn Reilly (Fullerton) def. Dustin Noack (UC Davis), 10-3
165 - Damian Johnson (Virginia) def. Jon Clark (UC Davis), 14-6 md
184 - Willie Parks (Dana) def. Tyler Bernacchi (UC Davis), 10-4
197 - Eliot Kelly (UC Davis) def. Colton Nichols (Bakersfield), TF 18-2

 

 

Round of 32
125 - Marcos Orozco (UC Davis) def. Richard Byrd (Embry-Riddle), 6-2
141 - Derek Moore (UC Davis) def. Eric Fitzpatrick (S.F. State), F 4:26
174 - Ken Cook (UC Davis) def. Dusty Wilking (Augustana), 18-4 md
197 - Matt Monteiro (Bakersfield) def. Eliot Kelly (UC Davis), 14-5 md
HWT - James March (Cornell) def. Broc Maffia (UC Davis), F 6:26

Wrestleback 2
149 - Jesse Padilla (UC Davis) def. Coby Jones (North Idaho), 10-2 md
157 - Sean Richmond (Pittsburgh) def. Dustin Noack (UC Davis), Forfeit
165 - Nelson Gosnell (Old Dominion) def. Jon Clark (UC Davis), 8-5
184 - Tyler Bernacchi (UC Davis) def. Garrett Hicks (Buffalo), 6-5
197 - Eliot Kelly (UC Davis) def. Jack Sullivan (Penn), 6-2
HWT - Levon Mock (Brown) def. Broc Maffia (UC Davis), 2-0

Round of 16
125 - Troy Nickerson (Cornell) def. Marcos Orozco (UC Davis), F 3:04
141 - Derek Moore (UC Davis) def. John Menarte (Hofstra), TF 16-0
174 - Ken Cook (UC Davis) def. Luke Hogle (Cornell), 12-4 md

Wrestleback 3
125 - Anthony Burke (Univ. Virginia) def. Marcos Orozco (UC Davis), 6-4
133 - Omar Gaitan (UC Davis) def. Michael McPeak (N. Montana St.), 7-2
133 - Omar Gaitan (UC Davis) def. Adam Hickey (Arizona State), Default
133 - Tyler McCormick (Missouri) def. Omar Gaitan (UC Davis), 8-3
149 - Wes Kuser (Duke) def. Jesse Padilla (UC Davis), 9-4
184 - Alex Clemsen (Edinboro) def. Tyler Bernacchi (UC Davis), 2-1
197 - Brent Jones (Virginia) def. Eliot Kelly (UC Davis), 8-6

Quarter Finals
141 - Derek Moore (UC Davis) def. Ron Tarquinio (Pittsburgh), 6-2
174 - Mike Patrovich (Hofstra) def. Ken Cook (UC Davis), 10-7