|COLLEGE WRESTLING: ATHENS GRAD WINTERS ENJOYS PERFECT DAY FOR RIT AT ELECTRIC CITY DUALS (2017-11-13)
Valley Sports Report
SCRANTON Athens grad Kaidon Winters, a freshman on the RIT wrestling team, went 4-0 Saturday, to help the Tigers to a 2-2 record at the Electric City Duals, hosted by the University of Scranton.
Winters had three first-period pins on the day as he improved to 10-2 on the season.
RIT opened Saturday with a 38-3 win over Lackawanna College. Winters, wrestling at 157 pounds, decked Jon Martinez in 16 seconds for his first win of the day.
Winters followed that up with a pin of Temples Bailey Funk in 1:54 to give RIT a 15-6 lead en route to a 35-6 win.
Oneonta handed RIT its first loss of the day in a 31-12 decision. Winters, however, improved to 3-0 with a pin of Daniel Murphy in 2:42.
In the final match of the day, Scranton topped RIT, 25-14. Winters finished off his perfect day with an 8-0 major decision of John Sheedy.
RIT returns to action Saturday at the New York State Championships at Cornel University.
IN PHOTO: Kaidon Winters.
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