DES MOINES, Iowa —
Maple’s semifinals match was also his tightest of the tournament. He opened the first period with a takedown, before adding an escape in the second and earning a bonus point for riding time in the third.
Brewer’s win came after building a 7-1 lead after the first period, and then adding a few more takedowns in the second to carry a 12-2 lead into the third. Brewer earlier won his wrestle-back quarterfinal match 105 over No. 5 seed Christopher Dardanes.
Today’s medal rounds begin at 10 a.m., while the championship finals will begin at 7 p.m.