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Bishop records major decision

Wade Bishop (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Wade Bishop (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Washington and Lee (10-3, 2-0 CC) 32, McDaniel (10-10, 0-5 CC) 10
What:
Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling meet
When:
Saturday, Jan. 26
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY STORY
Washington and Lee broke a 10-all tie with five straight wins to top McDaniel, 29-10.

THE LEADERS
Wade Bishop (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) led the Green Terror with an 8-0 win at 157.

FOR THE FOES
• Bryce Crew led the Generals with an 18-second pin at 149.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• Ethan Hartman opened the match with a 13-5 win to stake Washington and Lee to a 4-0 lead, earning the major on riding time.
Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) countered with a 5-0 win at 133 to close the margin to 4-3 before Isaiah Edmond (Waldorf, Md./North Point) added a 6-3 win at 141, giving the hosts a 6-4 advantage.
• Bryce Crew needed just 18 for a pin at 149 to put the Generals back in front, 10-6.
Wade Bishop (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) and Shane Conners traded major decisions. Bishop won 8-0 at 157 before Conners took a 13-1 win at 165.
• Alec Horne added a 4-0 win at 174 before Rexx Hallyburton won 10-3 at 184.
• Brad Bashman won by injury default at 197 before Clay Chadwick wrapped up the day with 4-minute, 10-second pin at heavyweight.

THE INSIDE STORY
125: Ethan Hartman (W) maj. dec. Nick Malinowski 13-5; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) dec. Charlie Cunningham 5-0; 141: Isaiah Edmond (M) dec. Zach Bylykbashi 6-3; 149: Bryce Crew (W) pinned Skyler Minutelli 0:18; 157: Wade Bishop (M) maj. dec. Joe Salerno 8-0; 165: Shane Conners (W) maj. dec. Cole Nagle 13-1; 174: Alec Horne (W) dec. Garrett Vandervalk 4-0; 184: Rexx Hallyburton (W) dec. Ronnie Wuest 10-3; 197: Brad Bashman (W) inj. def. Quinton Lyons 2:26; HWT: Clay Chadwick (W) pinned Chris Hauffman 4:50.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at Ursinus on Saturday for a tri-match that also includes Muhlenberg. Action begins at 12 p.m.

Edmond wins twice at 141
February 23, 2019 Edmond wins twice at 141
Minutelli notches pin
February 2, 2019 Minutelli notches pin
Edmond tallies fall at 141
February 2, 2019 Edmond tallies fall at 141
Eckenbarger wins 133 title
November 3, 2018 Eckenbarger wins 133 title