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Vandervalk pin keys shutout at Green Terror Duals

Garrett Vandevalk (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Garrett Vandevalk (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (1-0) 58, Penn State Mont Alto (0-1) 0
What:
Non-Conference wrestling action
When:
Sunday, Nov. 18
Where: Westminster, Md. – Green Terror Duals

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel recorded six first-period pins to key a 58-0 win over Penn State Mont Alto in the opening round of the Green Terror Duals.

THE LEADERS
• Garrett Vandevalk (Westminster, Md./Westminster) recorded a 55-second pin at 174.
Ronnie Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) notched a 59-second pin at 184.

FOR THE FOES
• Joe Mays led the Lions, falling by major decision at 165.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Nick Malinowski (Baltimore, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland) opened the match with a 1-minute, 20-second pin at 125.
Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) stretched the lead to 12-0 with a 2-minute, 10-second pin at 133.
Isaiah Edmond (Waldorf, Md./North Point) added a fall in 1:00 at 141.
Wade Bishop (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) recorded a pin in 1:03 at 157 to make it 30-0.
Cole Nagle (Highland Lakes, N.J./Vernon Twp.) added a 15-2 win at 165.
• Vandervalk and Wuest added their first minute falls in the last two contested bouts.
Skyler Minutelli (Sparrows Point, Md./Sparrows Point) (149), Jaime Rodriguez (Westminster, Md./Westminster) (197) and Chris Hauffman (Westminster, Md./Westminster) (heavyweight) added forfeit wins.

THE INSIDE STORY
125: Nick Malinowski (M) pinned Daniel Bertram 1:20; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) pinned Mason Blank 2:10; 141: Isaiah Edmond (M) pinned Bryce Palmar 1:00; 149: Skylar Minutelli (M) won by forfeit; 157: Wade Bishop (M) pinned Mitchell Krcelic 1:03; 165: Cole Nagle (M) maj. dec. Joe Mays 15-2; 174: Garrett Vandervalk (M) pinned Aric Smoker 0:55; 184: Ronnie Wuest (M) pinned Justin Eline 0:59; 197: Jaime Rodriguez (M) won by forfeit; HWT: Chris Hauffman (M) won by forfeit.

NEXT UP
McDaniel continues action at the Green Terror Duals against Scranton. Match time is approximately 12:30 p.m.