InterMat Wrestling – MAC Weekly Recap (2/16/2022)

Lock Haven 157 lber Ben Barton (photo courtesy of Lock Haven athletics)

Bloomsburg: The Huskies split their matches over the weekend, losing to Kent State 25-16 and topping Cleveland State 27-18. Three Huskies went 2-0 over the weekend. Cole Rhone (133) won by forfeit over Kent State and by a 4-2 decision over Jake Manley of Cleveland State. Josh Mason (141) pinned both Louis Newell of Kent State and Hunter Olson of Cleveland State. Alex Carida (157) defeated Robert Pryhocki of Kent State by a 14-2 major decision and Ryan Granger of Cleveland State by fall in 4:44.

The Huskies will be back in action on Sunday, February 20th, at 11:00am against Edinboro.

Buffalo: On Sunday, the Bulls fell short to Central Michigan 28-10. Three Bulls downed CMU, their opponents. Derek Spann (133) defeated Vince Perez by a 9-0 major decision. John Arceri (149) won by a nail-biting 9-7 decision over Corbyn Munson. Peter Acciardi (184) triumphed over Ben Cushman with a 4-2 decision.

The Bulls will be back in action against Ohio on Saturday, February 19th, at 7:00pm in Athens, Ohio.

Central Michigan: Once again, the Chippewas extended their win streak, which now stands at eleven matches, topping Buffalo 28-10. Seven Chippewas had solid wins over their opponents. Brock Bergelin (125) defeated Tristan Daugherty by a decision of 3-0. Dresden Simon (141) won by fall in 2:51 over Ben Freeman. Johnny Lovett (157) triumphed over Michael Petite in sudden victory 3-1. Tracy Hubbard (165) won by a 4-2 decision over Noah Grover. Bret Fedewa (174) defeated Jay Nivison by a 2-0 decision. Aaron Bolo (197) won by a 9-0 major decision over Sam Mitchell. Matt Stencel (HWT) sealed the deal by pinning Toby Cahill at 2:33.

Following their win over the Bulls, the Chippewas were named the 2022 MAC Wrestling West Division Champs, going 7-0 in conference matches.

The Chippewas will compete on Friday, February 18th, at 6:00pm against Michigan State.

Cleveland State: Over the weekend, the Vikings fell short to Lock Haven 32-6 and Bloomsburg 27-18. One standout Viking, Ben Smith (197), went 2-0 defeating Parker McClellan of Lock Haven by an 8-0 major decision and David Tuttle of Bloomsburg by a 19-7 major decision.

The Vikings will be back in action at 1:00pm on Sunday, February 20th, at George Mason.

Clarion: The Eagles battled hard against Rider, but ultimately lost 16-15. Five Eagles won their matches. Brent Moore (149) returned with a 5-2 decision over Bryan Miraglia. Kyle Shickel (157) won by an 8-2 decision over Cole McComas. John Worthing (174) triumphed over Shane Reitsma 7-3. Max Wohlabaugh (184) topped Evan Vasquez by a decision of 9-2. Tyler Bagoly (HWT) defeated David Szuba by a close 8-6 decision.

The Eagles will wrestle on Saturday, February 19th, at 6:00pm against Edinboro.

Edinboro: On Sunday, the Fighting Scots fell short to Lock Haven 24-16. Four Fighting Scots reigned victorious over their matchups. Gabe Willochell (141) won by a 9-1 major decision over Tyler Dilly. Ryan Burgos (149) topped DeShawn Farber by fall in 5:50. Ethan Ducca (184) won by a razor-thin 3-2 decision over Colin Fegley. Cody Mulligan (197) was victorious over Parker McClellan via a 6-3 decision.

The Fighting Scots will wrestle Saturday, February 19th, at 7:00pm against Clarion in The McComb Fieldhouse.

George Mason: The Patriots fell short to Rider 21-13. Four Patriots got their hands raised. Alex Madrigal (149) won by a 9-1 major decision over Bryan Miraglia. Avery Bassett (157) defeated Cole McComas 8-2. Kyle Davis (184) downed Evan Vasquez by a 9-3 decision. Jon List (197) defeated Azeem Bell 3-1 in sudden victory.

The Patriots will host Cleveland State on Sunday, February 20th, at 1:00pm.

Kent State: On Friday, the Golden Flashes defeated Bloomsburg 25-16. Seven Golden Flashes defeated their opponents, helping to secure a nine-point victory. Jake Ferri (125) won by a 16-3 major decision over Bronson Garber. Kody Komara (149) shut out Cade Balestrini 2-0. Brady Chrisman (165) defeated Trenton Harder by an 18-6 major decision. Michael Ferree (174) also won by a 17-6 major decision over Matt Benedetti. Colin McCracken (184) joined in the major decision fun 14-2 over Bruno Stolfi. Tyler Bates (197) won 4-0 over David Tuttle. Jacob Cover (HWT) defeated Shane Noonan by an 11-6 decision.

The Golden Flashes will travel to SIU Edwardsville on Friday, February 18th, at 7:00pm.

Lock Haven: The Eagles went 2-0 this weekend, defeating Cleveland State 32-6 and Edinboro 24-16. Five Eagles defeated both of their opponents in dominant fashion. Anthony Noto (125) stayed hot teching one of Cleveland State’s best wrestlers, Logan Heil, 21-5 technical fall and Chris Merlo of Edinboro by fall in 4:26. Ben Barton (157) teched both, Ryan Granger of Cleveland State and PJ Gohn of Edinboro, 19-3 and 27-9, respectively. Ashton Eyler (165) won by a 10-3 decision over Riley Smucker of Cleveland State and Dylan Kohn of Edinboro by an 18-4 major decision. Tyler Stoltzfus (174) cruised by pinning Anthony Rice of Cleveland State at 5:45 and blanking Joey Arnold of Edinboro, 7-0. Isaac Reed (HWT) topped Daniel Bucknavich of Cleveland State by a 5-3 decision and Max Millin of Edinboro by an 8-1 decision.

Following their win over Cleveland State and Edinboro, the Eagles were named the 2022 MAC Wrestling East Division Champs, going 6-0 in conference matches.

The Eagles will return to action on Friday, March 4th, at the Mid-American Conference Championships in Athens, Ohio, at Ohio University.

Northern Illinois: The Huskies dropped a 22-12 matchup against Northwestern. Four Huskie middleweights won their matches. Anthony Gibson (157) defeated Trevor Chumbley by a 5-0 decision. Izzak Olejnik won by a 6-2 decision over David Ferrante. Mason Kauffman (174) topped Troy Fisher 5-4. Brit Wilson (184) defeated Jon Halvorsen by a decision of 6-1.

Northern Illinois is slated to compete on Sunday, February 20th, at 12:00pm against SIU Edwardsville.

Ohio University: This weekend, the Bobcats defeated SIU Edwardsville 34-6. Eight Bobcats reigned victorious over their inner-conference opponents. Oscar Sanchez (125) won by an 8-1 decision over Austin Macias. Gio DiSabato (133) won by forfeit. Kyran Hagan (141) won by forfeit. Alex Hagan (149) topped Caleb Tyus by a 3-1 decision. Jordan Slivka (157) pinned Max Kristoff at 5:14. Sal Perrine (174) defeated Kevin Gschwendtner by a 9-5 decision. Zayne Lehman (184) majored Sergio Villalobos 11-1.. Carson Brewer (197) blanked Ryan Yarnell 6-0.

The Bobcats will be back in action on Saturday, February 19th, against Buffalo at 7:00pm.

Rider: The Broncs swept both of their matchups this weekend; defeating Clarion 16-15 and George Mason 21-13. Four Broncs went a perfect 2-0 on the weekend. Tyler Klinsky (125) topped Joey Fischer of Clarion by a 6-4 decision and Ben Monn of George Mason by a 4-1. Up a weight, Richie Koehler won by an 8-1 decision over Mason Prinkey of Clarion and by a 6-3 decision over Michael Rapuano of George Mason. Quinn Kinner (141) defeated Seth Koleno of Clarion by a 4-2 decision and Shawn Nonaka of George Mason by a 7-3 decision. Michael Wilson (165) downed Kolby Ho of Clarion 9-2 and Tyler Kocak of George Mason by a 3-0 decision.

The Broncs will wrestle on Friday, February 18th, at George Mason at 7:00pm.

SIU Edwardsville: The Cougars fell short to Ohio, losing 24-6. Two Cougars came out on top. Cardeionte Wilson (165) defeated Sean O’Dwyer by a 6-3 decision. Colton McKiernan (HWT) had a close 3-2 win over Jordan Greer.

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