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Eckenbarger notches fall at 133

Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Gettysburg (6-4, 1-2 CC) 23, McDaniel (10-8, 0-3 CC) 18
What:
Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling action
When:
Thursday, Jan. 24
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
Gettysburg won the final four bouts to overcome an 18-7 deficit and defeat McDaniel, 23-18.

THE LEADERS
Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) led the Green Terror with a 4-minute, 29-second fall.

FOR THE FOES
• Colin Kowalski led the Bullets with a 1-minute, 54-second pin at 174.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• After Nick Malinowski (Baltimore, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland) took a forfeit at 125, Ryker Eckenbarger used a series of takedowns midway through the second period before rolling his opponent over on the final one for a pin.
• Sean Thompson earned a takedown with 1:14 remaining in the third period to take a lead in the match and rode out the period for a 6-4 victory, trimming the deficit to 12-3. Phil Angelo added a 13-4 win at 149 to make it a 12-7 score.
Wade Bishop (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) earned a second-period takedown to key a 5-2 win at 157.
Cole Nagle (Highland Lakes, N.J./Vernon Twp.) held off a late surge to earn a 13-6 win at 165, stretching the advantage to 18-7.
• Colin Kowalski got the match back to a five-point deficit with his pin before Dan Ebert made it 18-16, holding on for an 11-6 win at 184.
• Austin Roskos took down to start third period and earned an escape within the first five seconds to provide the difference in a 3-2 win at 197, putting the Bullets in front. Paul Triadafilou sealed the comeback victory with a 9-0 at heavyweight.

THE INSIDE STORY
125: Nick Malinowski (M) won by forfeit; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) pinned Alex Shaffer 4:29; 141: Sean Thompson (G) dec. Isaiah Edmond 6-4; 149: Phil Angelo (G) maj. dec. Skyler Minutelli 13-4; 157: Wade Bishop (M) dec. Ray Martin 5-2; 165: Cole Nagle (M) dec. Mason Canonico 13-6; 174: Colin Kowalski (G) pinned Garrett Vandervalk 1:54; 184: Dan Ebert (G) dec. Ronnie Wuest 11-6; 197: Austin Roskos (G) dec. Quinton Lyons 3-2; HWT: Paul Triandafilou (G) maj. dec. Chris Hauffman 9-0.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at home against Washington and Lee and Johns Hopkins on Saturday. Action begins at 12 p.m.

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