O’Boyle opens season with 133 title

Ryan O'Boyle  2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ryan O'Boyle 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

GRANTHAM, Pa. – Ryan O'Boyle (North Reading, Mass./Central Catholic) won the 133-pound weight class to lead McDaniel at the Messiah Invitational and open the 2013-14 wrestling season on Saturday.

Mike O'Boyle (North Reading, Mass./North Reading) added a second-place finish at 141 for the Green Terror, who finished sixth at the nine-team invitational with 59 points. Messiah won the tournament with 128 points.

Ryan O'Boyle went 4-0 on the day with a pin. He opened with a 9-2 win over Christian Hoogheem (Ursinus) before advancing to the semifinals with a 6-2 win over Matthew McAllister (Coast Guard).

In the semifinals, he recorded a 5-minute, 48-second pin before knocking off top-seeded Nathaniel Giorgio (Coast Guard) 10-5 in the title tilt.

Mike O'Boyle opened his season with three straight first-period pins before notching a 5-2 victory over Jared Fekete (Wheaton) in the semifinals. In the championship bout, top-seeded Kaleb Loht (Messiah) in a technical fall, 18-3.

Alvontae Drummond (Lincoln, Del./Milford) added two wins in his debut, including a pin in 2:00 to advance to the semifinals, where he fell in a second-period pin.

Logan Yox (Westminster, Md./Liberty) notched a 4-2 day at 165, recording wins of 15-11 and 16-3 in the championship bracket before he tallied a 6-1 decision and fall in 4:52 in the consolation bracket.

Trey Mitchell (Lewes, Del./Caesar Rodney) went 3-2 at 149 for McDaniel with a pair of pins. He opened the day with a fall at the end of the first period over Josh Weesner (UMBC) before falling in the third period to drop to the consolation bracket.

In the consolation bracket, he recorded an 11-1 major decision and a 44-second pin of Chris Pauzer (Elizabethtown) before bowing out with a first-period fall to William Byrd (Wheaton).

Erik Meyer (Fallston, Md./Archbishop Curley) and Mason Goretsas (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) each recorded three wins at 157.

Meyer opened his day with a 15-0 technical fall before adding a pair of decision to advance to the semifinals.

Goretsas recorded a 12-3 major decision over Adam Palmer (Ursinus) and a 3-minute, 3-second pin of Josh Toal (Messiah) before falling to his teammate, Meyer, 5-2.

Dakota Wilhelm (La Plata, Md./La Plata) and Taylor Avino (Fair Haven, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) each recorded 2-2 outings at the upper end of the weight classes.

Wilheml had a pin and technical fall at 197 while Avino won by decision and by fall at heavyweight.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Ursinus Fall Brawl on Saturday. Action begins at 10 a.m.

Team Scores: 1. Messiah (ME) 128, 2. Wheaton (W) 89, 3T. Heidelberg (H) 69.5, 3T. UMBC (UMBC) 69.5, 5. Coast Guard (CGA) 63.5, 6. McDaniel 59 (MCD), 7. Ursinus (U) 49.5, 8. Elizabethtown (E) 28, 9. Johns Hopkins (J) 11.

McDaniel Results: 125: none; 133: Ryan O'Boyle dec. Christian Hoogheem (U) 9-2, O'Boyle dec. Matthew McAllister (CGA) 6-2, O'Boyle pinned Colin McDermitt (H), O'Boyle dec. Nathaniel Giorgio (CGA) 10-5; 141: Mike O'Boyle pinned Sam Sands (J) 1:13, O'Boyle pinned Josh Delgadillo (H) 2:33, O'Boyle pinned Jacob Younger (ME) 1:30, O'Boyle dec. Jared Fekete (W) 5-2, Kaleb Loht (ME) tech. fell O'Boyle 18-3, Alvontae Dummond inj. def. Kane Plaugher (H) 3:32, Dummond pinned Hassan Jmes (UMBC) 2:00, Loht pinned Drummond 4:23, Brandon Virgillo (E) pinned Liam St. John 5:23, St. John dec. Kyle Nihols (UMBC) 12-6, Stephen Beam (UMBC) pinned St. John 3:50; 149: Trey Mitchell pinned Josh Weesner (UMBC) 3:00, Chris Williamson (ME) pinned Mitchell 6:06, Mitchell maj. dec. Jon Kroon 11-1, Mitchell pinned Chris Pauzer (E) 0:44, William Byrd (W) pinned Mitchell 2:59; 157: Erik Meyers tech. fell William Korzeniewski (ME) 15-0, Meyers dec. Aaron Banko (H) 5-1, Mason Goretsas maj. dec. Adam Palmer (U) 12-3, Goretsas pinned Josh Toal (ME) 3:30, Meyers dec. Goretsas 5-2, Goretsas dec. Cody Sharey (UMBC) 4-1, Larry Cannon (ME) inj. def. Goretsas 2:40, Martin Mitchell (UMBC) tech. fell Meyers 21-5, Kalann Washington (ME) dec. Meyers 8-4, Mitchell pinned Tim Gainsborg 3:11, Matthew Viera (CGA) dec. Manuel Miranda 6-4, Miranda dec. Gainsborg 6-4, Washington pinned Miranda 2:41, Luke Yox dec. Sharkey 3-2, Jacob English pinned Yox 4:16, Banko dec. Yox 4-3, Stephen Omoyeni (UMBC) pinned Bryan Zoppo 0:31, Banko pinned Zoppo 1:40; 165: Logan Yox dec. Brandon Buckingham (UMBC) 15-11, Yox maj. dec. Benjamin Greene (CGA) 16-3, Stephen Aiello (W) dec. Yox 7-4, Yox dec. Brad Temple 6-1, Yox pinned Kyle Dayhoff (ME) 4:52, Stephen Cannon maj. dec. Yox 18-4, Dayhoff tech. fell Matthew Meyers 16-0, Holden Takahashi (CGA) pinned Meyers 2:00, Temple dec. Aaron Sampson 4-3, Vaughn Gehman (CGA) pinned Sampson 3:50; 174: none; 184: Brennan Kelly (H) pinned Ricky Tisinger 4:30, Alec Pence (UMBC) maj. dec. Tisinger 13-4, Marc Wagner pinned Nick Cross 2:57, Kelly dec. Cross 6-1, Daniel Olsen (W) pinned Marvin McKinney 2:06, Dean Gilbert (CGA) tech. fell McKinney 16-0; 197: Dakota Wilhelm pinned Josh Akwo (UMBC) 5:21, Justin Halaska (H) dec. Wilhelm 6-3, Gage Finegan (H) tech. fell Lou Orem 16-0, Wilhelm tech. fell Orem 15-0, Mark Howard (CGA) dec. Wilhelm 3-1; HWT: Taylor Avino dec. Luke Weaver (ME) 6-5, Brandon Ballard (UMBC) pinned Avino 2:27, Alex Farrow (H) pinned David Gurski 3:26, Avino pinned Gurski 2:28, Taylor Gohn (W) pinned Avino 2:43.