|NTL WRESTLING: ATHENS PERFECT ON THE MAT IN 57-18 WIN OVER WILLIAMSON (2018-01-10)
Valley Sports Report
ATHENS — Athens won all eight contested bouts in a 57-18 win over Williamson here Wednesday night in NTL wrestling action.
Freshman Zach Stafursky opened the match with a pin of Brock Robinson in 1:27 in their 152-pound match-up to give the Wildcats a 6-0 lead.
Junior David Galasso then pinned Brendan Hungerford in 4:54 at 160 pounds, then sophomore Alex West registered his first varsity win with a pin of Austin Leonard in 2:45 at 170 pounds to make it 18-0.
Senior John Vough kept the pin parade rolling at 182 pounds with a first-period fall in 1:29 over Thomas Brunson.
Senior Nate Bradley, at 195, and sophomore Keegan Braund, at 285, received forfeits for the Wildcats, sandwiched around a forfeit at to Williamson’s Dylan Troncone at 220 pounds.
Freshman Bailey Poarch forged a 10-2 major decision over Williamson’s Tyler Dilly at 106 pounds to give the Wildcats a 40-6 lead.
After forfeits to Williamson at 120 and 126 pounds, Athens finished off the match with three wins.
Senior Chris Horton pinned Travis Presto in 3:01 at 132 pounds, and senior A.J. Burkhart worked a 21-5 technical fall of Sam Cummings in 5:05 at 138 pounds.
Junior Devin Sweat provided the final margin with a pin of Dawson Stiles in 2:43 at 145 pounds.
Athens returns to action Tuesday when it hosts Towanda.
IN PHOTO: Athens’ Chris Horton.
Athens 57, Williamson 18
152: Zach Stafursky (A) by fall over Brock Robinson (W), 1:27;
160: David Galasso (A) by fall over Brendan Hungerford (W), 4:54;
170: Alex West (A) by fall over Austin Leonard (W), 2:45;
182: Jon Vough (A) by fall over Thomas Brunson (W), 1:29;
195: Nathaniel Bradley (A) by forfeit;
220: Dylan Troncone (W) by forfeit;
285: Keegan Braund (A) by forfeit;
106: Bailey Poarch (A) major dec. Tyler Dilly (W), 10-2;
113: No match;
120: Matt Carpenter (W) by forfeit;
126: Josh Hultz (W) by forfeit;
132: Christopher Horton (A) by fall over Travis Presto (W), 3:01;
138: Austin Burkhart (A) tech. fall Sam Cummings (W), 21-5 @ 5:05;
145: Devin Sweat (A) by fall over Dawson Stiles (W), 2:43.
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