2017-01-08 / Sports

Athens tops Troy for NTL win

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By The Review

TROY - Athens stayed unbeaten in dual meet action with their 66-12 NTL win over Troy Saturday.

The Wildcats won 12 of 14 weight classes en route to the win, 10 of them by fall or forfeit.

The night's premiere match was at 182 pounds as Athens' Nate Bradley edged Troy's Zach Zimmerman 6-3 in a match-up of two state qualifiers last season.

Zimmerman led 2-1 after getting a first period takedown. He would go up by as much as 3-1 after a second period escape but Bradley turned the tables late, getting a takedown to tie it up.

In the third period Bradley got an escape followed by a takedown. He held Zimmerman down for the win.

The 132 pound match was also close as Wildcat Brock Horton decisioned Troy's Bailey Cohick 6-2.

Cohick led 2-0 early off a takedown but Horton scored six straight points for the victory.

Kaidon Winters (160), David Galasso (170), Dawson Leiser (220), A.J. Burkhart (120), Brian Courtney (138) and Edward Solomon (145) all got falls for Athens.

Gage Cannavino (152), Keegan Braund (285), Alexis Shea (113) and Chris Horton (126) earned forfeits.

For Troy Sheldon Seymour (106) scored a fall while William Stewart (195) earned a forfeit.


Wyalusing went 3-1 at the duals tournament to take third.

The Rams beat Bangor (34-27), Catasaqua (52-21) and Southern Lehigh (75-0) while losing to New Jersey's High Point Regional (45-32).

Against Bangor Darren Schum (120) and Mike Wilcox (195) scored falls for Wyalusing while Creighton Edsell (160) earned a technical fall.

Josh Haley (152) earned a major decision while Luke Yonkin (138), Ryan Kipp (182), Cody Tunnicliff (220) and Dawson Otis (285) all had decisions.

In the win over Catasaqua Otis (285), Logan Newton (106), Yonkin (138), Edsell (160), Ed Mapes (170) and Kipp (182) scored falls while Wilcox (195) added a forfeit.

Haley (152) had a major decision while Kregory Johnson (113) and Schum (120) earned decisions.

In their lone loss Otis (285), Mapes (170) and Kipp (182) scored falls with Tunnicliff (220) getting a forfeit.

Haley (152) nabbed a technical fall while Edsell (160) had a decision win.

In the win over Southern Lehigh Tunnicliff (220), Otis (285), Kregory Johnson (113), Yonkin (138), Haley (152), Edsell (160), Mapes (170) and Kipp (182) scored falls while Wilcox (195), Newton (106) and Schum (120) had forfeits.

Raymond Hallett (126), Colton Johnson (132) and Derek Frederick (145) earned decisions, Frederick's in sudden victory.

Stan Elinsky Tournament

Waverly competed in the Stan Elinsky Tournament on Saturday.

At 106, Waverly's Rylan LaForest went 1-4 and Nick Spinner went 0-4.

At 120, Ethan Stotler went 4-0 including a sudden death victory over Deposit-Hancock's Owen Wormuth. Cody Chandler went 1-2 in the 138 bracket.

Justin Baggerly went 0-2 at 145 and Ben Gates went 2-3 on the day at 182. Matt Nichols took fifth place at 220 with a record of 2-2.

South Williamsport Tournament

Northeast Bradford finished second in the South Williamsport tournament with four champions on Saturday.

Casey Ellis (138), had a fall in the quarterfinals, decision in the semis and a major decision win in the finals. Alec Morris (182) had a fall to get to the finals where he won 3-1 in a sudden death overtime. Dawson Brown (195) had a fall in the semis and a fall in the finals. Owen Maryott (285) had a fall in the quarters, semis and finals.

Noah Forbes (170) took second place, Aaron Boss (145) took third. Jordan Lynch (106) placed fourth. Tyler Devonshire (160) placed fifth, Dusty Cook (126) placed sixth, Isaac Allis (132) placed sixth, and Dale Brown (152) placed eighth.

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