Yox goes 4-0 to key 4-0 day

Logan Yox 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Logan Yox (Westminster, Md./Liberty) went 4-0 with three pins at 165 to lead McDaniel to a 4-0 day in non-conference wrestling action on Saturday.

Ryan O'Boyle (North Reading, Mass./Central Catholic) added four wins for the Green Terror (4-0), including two by fall.

McDaniel opened the day with a 42-6 win over Southern Virginia before topping Scranton 34-12. The Green Terror added a 28-19 victory over West Virginia Tech before wrapping up the day with a 35-11 win over UMBC.

Back-to-back forfeit wins by O'Boyle and Alvontae Drummond (Lincoln, Del./Milford) staked McDaniel to a 12-0 lead over Southern Virginia before Sean Porter and Wright Noel each recorded decisions to close to 12-6 after the 157-pound bout.

Yox added a 6-minute, 17-second fall before a Ricky Tisinger (Edinburg, Va./Stonewall Jackson) won 10-5 and Nick Cross (Centreville, Md./Queen Annes County) notched a first-minute fall seal the victory.

Dakota Wilhelm (La Plata, Md./La Plata) won by fall in 6:58 before Taylor Avino (Fair Haven, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) won by forfeit to wrap up the match.

Against the Royals, O'Boyle notched a 40-second fall to even the match at 6-all before Mike O'Boyle (North Reading, Mass./North Reading) put McDaniel in front 9-6 with a 5-1 victory.

Mason Goretsas (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) and Tisinger each recorded first-period falls while Yox won his only match that went the distance, 12-1.

Wilhelm added a 52-second pin at 197.

Pins from Ryan O'Boyle and Drummond staked the Green Terror to a 12-6 lead against West Virginia Tech. Goretsas extended the lead to 15-6 with a 7-4 victory at 149.

Yox had a pin in 4:34 and Avino won 12-0 at heavyweight to seal the win down the stretch.

Behind a 42-second pin from Mitchell and 46-second fall by Yox along with two technical falls, McDaniel jumped out to a 26-0 lead on UMBC after 165. David Gurski capped the day with a 1-minute, 46-second pin at heavyweight.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Petrofes Invitational hosted by Messiah on Dec. 6-7.

McDaniel 42, Southern Virginia 6
125:
no match; 133: Ryan O'Byole (M) won by forfeit; 141: Alvontae Drummond (M) won by forfeit; 149: Sean Porter (S) dec. Trey Mitchell 9-2; 157: Wright Noel (S) dec. Erik Meyer 12-7; 165: Logan Yox (M) pinned Andrew Fallon 6:17; 174: Ricky Tisinger (M) dec. Travis Trahan 10-5; 184: Nick Cross (M) pinned Chris Decker 0:57; 197: Dakota Wilhelm (M) pinned Michael Kilstrom 6:58; HWT: Taylor Avino (M) won by forfeit.

McDaniel 34, Scranton 12
125:
James Samson (S) won by forfeit; 133: Ryan O'Byole (M) pinned Corey Forlenza 0:40; 141: Mike O'Boyle (M) dec. Ian Evans 5-1; 149: Mason Goretsas (M) pinned Pierce Keen 2:51; 157: Luke Yox (M) dec. Robert Leavy 7-1; 165: Logan Yox (M) maj. dec. Shawn Flesche 12-1; 174: Ricky Tisinger (M) pinned John Riccardi 0:45; 184: Chris Silakoski (S) dec. Nick Cross 2-1 (SV3); 197: Dakota Wilhelm (M) pinned Salvatore Montuori 0:52; HWT: Eric Calimano (S) dec. Taylor Avino 8-4.

McDaniel 28, West Virginia Tech 19
125:
Jasi Coureur (W) won by forfeit; 133: Ryan O'Byole (M) pinned Alfred Martinez 3:25; 141: Alvontae Dummond (M) pinned Conner Russ 2:02; 149: Mason Goretsas (M) dec. John Walters 7-4; 157: Dirk Ponchak (W) dec. Luke Yox 8-5; 165: Logan Yox (M) pinned Colton Rowe 4:34; 174: Zach Nibert (W) pinned Ricky Tisinger 0:38; 184: Tola Morakinyo (W) maj. dec. Nick Cross 17-6; 197: Dakota Wilhelm (M) dec. Terry Nance 8-2; HWT: Taylor Avino (M) maj. dec. Alex LeCoy 12-0.

McDaniel 35, UMBC 11
125:
no match; 133: Ryan O'Boyle (M) maj. dec. Sean Kellet 17-4; 141: Alvontae Dummond (M) tech. fell Nick Romero 24-8; 149: Trey Mitchell (M) pinned Michael Bowersox 0:42; 157: Erik Meyer (M) tech. fell J.T. Freeze 18-1; 165: Logan Yox (M) pinned Nick Calomeris 0:46; 174: Brenden Buckingham (U) tech. fell Ricky Tisinger 24-5; 184: Nick Cross (M) dec. Alec Pence 7-6; 197: Josh Akwo (U) pinned Lou Orem 2:35; HWT: David Gurski (M) pinned Wasem Mensour 1:46.

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