McDaniel drops Gettysburg
Green Terror records four pins en route to win in CC opener
WESTMINSTER, Md. – Will Yeo (Lexington Park, Md./Great Mills) secured the match with a 3-minute, 53-second fall to lead McDaniel to a 31-13 victory over Gettysburg in Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling action on Wednesday.
Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) capped the night with a his fastest pin of the season – a 14-second fall – for the Green Terror (3-5, 1-0 CC), who notched four pins and six bout victories in its first conference action.
Joe Fiore led the Bullets (2-4, 1-1 CC) with a major decision at 157.
Abe Evans opened the match with a 7-3 decision at 125 before Tom Goretsas (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) turned Matt Spano on his head for a third-period pin.
Mike Tancredi (Wall, N.J./Wall Twp.) stretched the lead to 12-3 with a second straight third-period fall.
A Sean McGarry (Ocean City, Md./Stephen Decatur) 10-2 victory pushed the advantage to 16-3.
Fiore countered with a 10-1 win of his own at 157 to snap the run of three straight McDaniel wins.
Dan Grabfelder (165) and Jared Leon (174) closed the deficit to 16-13 back-to-back decisions. Grabfelder took his match 10-5 before Leon won 5-3 on a third-period reversal.
Scott Forrester (Manchester, N.J./Manchester Twp.) used a third-period reversal to propel himself to a 6-3 victory and extend McDaniel's lead back to six.
The Green Terror returns to action at the Waynesburg Invitational on Saturday. Action begins at 10 a.m.
McDaniel 31, Gettysburg 13
125: Abe Evans (G) dec. PJ Farinella 7-3; 133: Tom Goretsas (M) pinned Matt Spano 5:48; 141: Michael Tancredi (M) pinned Dan Traficanti 6:20; 149: Sean McGarry (M) maj. dec. Matt Danielson 10-2; 157: Joe Fiore (G) maj. dec. Torin Lehmann 10-1; 165: Dan Grabfelder (G) dec. Matt Peters 10-5; 174: Jared Leon (G) dec. Chris Urps 5-3; 184: Scott Forrester (M) dec. DJ Neri 6-3; 197: Will Yeo (M) pinned Marshall Puls 3:53; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) pinned Bobby Christopher 0:14.