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Eckenbarger, Edmond notch early pins in victory

Isaiah Edmond (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Isaiah Edmond (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (2-0) 30, Scranton (3-4) 24
What:
Non-Conference wrestling action
When:
Sunday, Nov. 18
Where: Westminster, Md. – Green Terror Duals

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel won the first five bouts for a 26-0 lead and held on to top Scranton 30-24 in the second match of the Green Terror Duals.

THE LEADERS
Isaiah Edmond (Waldorf, Md./North Point) recorded a 2-minute, 23-second pin at 141.
Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) added a fall in 1:00 at 133 to key the big early lead.

FOR THE FOES
• Kyle Shaffer notched the first of four pins for the Royals, winning in 5:29 at 165.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Nick Malinowski (Baltimore, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland) opened the match with a 13-4 win at 125.
Ryker Eckenbarger stretched the lead to 10-0 with his early pin.
Isaiah Edmond made it back-to-back falls for a 16-0 lead.
Jahmally Willie (Silver Spring, Md./Wheaton) added an 11-3 win at 149 for a 20-0 advantage.
Wade Bishop (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) made it 26-0 with a 2-minute, 43-second fall at 157.
• Kyle Shaffer started a run of four pins in the final five bouts for Scranton.
• Kevin Merle closed the margin to 26-12 with a pin just before the final whistle at 174.
Ronnie Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) secured the match with a 12-4 victory at 184.
• Daniel D'Agostini had a 4-minute, 31-second pin at 197.
• Keegan Connelly added a fall in the final 10 seconds at heavyweight.

THE INSIDE STORY
125: Nick Malinowski (M) maj. dec. Matt Murawski 13-4; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) pinned Anthony Sortino 1:00; 141: Isaiah Edmond (M) pinned Brandon Altieri 2:23; 149: Jahmally Willie (M) maj. dec. Jared Keenan 11-3; 157: Wade Bishop (M) pinned Charles Burke 2:43; 165: Kyle Shaffer (S) pinned Cole Nagle 5:29; 174: Kevin Merle (S) pinned Garrett Vandervalk 6:58; 184: Ronnie Wuest (M) maj. dec. Aiden McNally 12-4; 197: Daniel D'Agostini (S) pinned Jaime Rodriguez (M) 4:31; HWT: Keegan Connelly (S) pinned Chris Hauffman (M) 6:51.

NEXT UP
McDaniel completes action at the Green Terror Duals against UMBC.