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Eckenbarger records major decision

Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Wilkes (6-1) 34, McDaniel (4-2) 8
What:
Non-Conference wrestling action
When:
Saturday, Dec. 1
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
Wilkes won eight of the bouts to notch a 34-8 victory over McDaniel.

THE LEADERS
Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) had a major decision win at 133.
• Ronnie Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) added a major decision at 184.

FOR THE FOES
• Nicholas Racanelli recorded a fall at 165.
• Mostafa Almeky also had a pin at 197.
• John Rittler notched a technical fall at 157.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• Kyle Trout opened the match with a 4-2 win at 125 before Ryker Eckenbarger gave the hosts a momentary 4-3 lead in the match with a 19-7 victory at 133.
• A Tommy Stokes 7-4 win at 141 started a run of five straight wins to open up a 25-4 lead. Nicholas Racanelli's 4-minute, 42-second fall came in the stretch as did John Rittler's 15-0 win. Kyle Medrow (149) and Ashton Gyenizs (174) added major decision victories.
• Ronnie Wuest broke up the stretch with a 13-2 victory at 184 before Moustafa Almeky notched a second-period fall and Roger Horton won 7-2 at heavyweight.

THE INSIDE STORY
125:
Kyle Trout (W) dec. Nicholas Malinowski 4-2; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) maj. dec. Brock Horton 19-7; 141: Tommy Stokes (W) dec. Isaiah Edmond 7-4; 149: Kyle Medrow (W) maj. dec. Skyler Minutelli 9-0; 157: John Rittler (W) tech. fell Wade Bishop 15-0 (7:00); 165: Nicholas Racanelli (W) pinned Garrett Vandevalk 4:42; 174: Ashton Gyyenizs (W) maj. dec. Neal Rinker 12-1; 184: Ronnie Wuest (M) maj. dec. Alexis Santana 13-2; 197: Moustafa Almeky (W) pinned Jaime Rodriguez 4:25; HWT: Roger Horton (W) dec. Chris Hauffman 7-2.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at Greensboro for a trimatch with Averett on Saturday, Dec. 15. Action begins at 2 p.m.

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