GREENSBORO, N.C. – McDaniel recorded a pair of pins in the first five bouts to open up a 16-9 lead en route to a 34-12 victory over Greensboro in non-conference wrestling action on Saturday.
Cole Nagle (Highland Lakes, N.J./Vernon Twp.) led the Green Terror (4-2) with one of those falls, notching a 4-minute, 13-second pin at 157.
Zachary Rainess led the Pride (0-7) with a 5-minute, 39-second pin at 141.
Jacob Reid (West Chester, Pa./West Chester Henderson) opened the match with a pin midway through the second period to stake McDaniel to a 6-0 lead after the 125-pound bout.
Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) stretched the lead to 10-0 with a 9-1 win at 133 before Rainess trimmed the margin to 10-6.
Ryan Dominique edged out a 12-11 win at 149 to close the margin to one before the Nagle pin started a stretch of five wins in the final six bouts.
Tyron Dudley and Jake Pooton (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) traded one-point wins with Dudley winning 6-5 at 184 and Pooton taking a 3-2 victory at 197 before Brendan Woody (Crofton, Md./South River) closed out the match with a forfeit win at heavyweight.
The Green Terror returns to action at the Jim Aguir Invitational at Plymouth State on Saturday, Jan. 13. Action begins at 10 a.m.
McDaniel 34, Greensboro 12
125: Jacob Reid (M) pinned Gabriel Wilson 4:00; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) maj. dec. Christopher Haskin 9-1; 141: Zachary Rainess (G) pinned Jahmally Willie 5:39; 149: Ryan Dominique (G) dec. Scott Miser (M) 12-11; 157: Cole Nagle (M) pinned Zachary Wilson 4:13; 165: Wade Bishop (M) won by forfeit; 174: Ronnie Wuest (M) dec. Quaevon Cannon 9-4; 184: Tyron Dudley (G) dec. Ronald Mattox (M) 6-5; 197: Jake Pooton (M) dec. Carlos Ortega 3-2; HWT: Brendan Woody (M) won by forfeit.