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Malinowski opens match with fall

Nick Malinowski(c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Nick Malinowski(c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Ferrum (5-1) 24, McDaniel (4-1) 18
What:
Non-Conference wrestling action
When:
Saturday, Dec. 1
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
Ferrum won six of the last seven bouts to overcome an early deficit and top McDaniel, 24-20.

THE LEADERS
Nick Malinowski (Baltimore, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland) opened the match with a pin.
• Ronnie Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) added a pin of his own at 184.

FOR THE FOES
• Blake Rosenbaum recorded the lone fall of the day for the Panthers.
• Alveno Matthews sealed the victory with a 4-2 win at heavyweight.

THE REST OF THE STORY
Nick Malinowski (Baltimore, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland) opened the match with a 1-minute, 36-second pin for a 6-0 lead in the match.
• Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) followed with an 8-4 win at 133 and Isaiah Edmond (Waldorf, Md./North Point) added a 4-2 victory at 141 for a 13-0 lead in the match.
• Collin Saunders notched a 21-6 technical fall at 149 to get Ferrum on the board before Austin Smith (157) won 11-1 and Christian Hite (165) tallied a 3-1 victory to close the match to within 13-11.
• Blake Rosenbaum (174) and Ronnie Wuest (184) traded matching 1-minute, 36-second falls to keep it a two-point match with two bouts remaining.
• A 17-3 Antavian Leary win at 197 turned the two-point deficit into a two-point lead before Matthews sealed the victory.

THE INSIDE STORY
125:
Nick Malinowski (M) pinned Jalen White 1:36; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) dec. Levi Englmen 8-4; 141: Isaiah Edmond (M) dec. Javlaughlin Basnight 4-2; 149: Collin Saunders (F) maj. dec. Jahmally Willie 20-6; 157: Austin Smith (F) maj. dec. Wade Bishop 11-1; 165: Christian Hite (F) dec. Cole Nagle 3-1; 174: Blake Rosenbaum (F) pinned Garrett Vandervalk 1:36; 184: Ronnie Wuest (M) pinned Braden Homsey 1:36; 197: Antavian Leary (F) maj. dec. Jaime Rodriguez 17-3; HWT: Alveno Matthews (F) dec. Chris Hauffman 4-2.

NEXT UP
McDaniel concludes at its home quad against Wilkes.