CORVALLIS - Oregon State's Jeremy Larson of Hermiston, ranked No. 18 by the National Wrestling Coaches Association at 174, put the Beavers back in the win column Sunday with a 5-1 decision over Boise State's Nate Lee in a Pacific-10 wrestling match.

Oregon State, ranked 19th nationally as a team, won the dual meet 32-6. Larson's brother, 141-pounder Kyle Larson, won his match by forfeit Sunday.

Larson scored takedowns with 8 seconds remaining in the first period and 4 seconds left in the third period.

OSU's Travis Gardner clinched a victory with his pin at 197 pounds, while Ty Watterson won a bout between two nationally ranked heavyweights. Watterson, Bobby Pfennigs and Eric Stevenson each won their matches without surrendering a point, and two other Beavers gave up only one point.

OSU (13-1, 5-0) defeated Boise State (8-3, 4-2) for the third straight time and leads the all-time series 25-8.

"It was another big win," OSU coach Jim Zalesky said. "Arizona State and Boise State have been the Pac-10 champions the last number of years, so it's good for our team to have that mental edge going into the Pac-10 Championships. Guys wrestled hard today. Even though we won some lopsided matches, there were a couple of matches where we still have to work on some things. We've got to continue to work because there are some harder matches down the road."


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