Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Wuest wins by major decision at 197

Ronnie Wuest (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ronnie Wuest (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Messiah (16-6) 31, McDaniel (10-13) 10
What:
Non-conference wrestling match
When:
Wednesday, Feb. 13
Where: Grantham, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
Messiah won seven bouts to notch a 31-10 win over McDaniel in the dual-meet finale for both teams.

THE LEADERS
Ronnie Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) led the Green Terror with a 13-0 win at 197.

FOR THE FOES
• Sean Redington opened the match with a 3-minute, 53-second pin at 125.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• After the Sean Redington pin, Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) recorded a 9-3 win at 133 to close the score to 6-3.
• Isaiah Edmond (Waldorf, Md./North Point) followed with a 14-10 win at 141, tying the match score at 6-all.
• Stephen Maloney started a run of five straight Falcon wins with an 18-1 technical fall at 149. Kevin Edward (157) followed with a 6-1 win before Josh Paige (165) won, 10-4. A Brian Shermeyer 18-3 technical fall at 174 and Victor DeFrance forfeit win at 184 made it a 28-6 score.
• Wuest scored a 13-0 win in his first match at 197 all season before Denny Karas wrapped up the night with a 7-6 win at heavyweight.

THE INSIDE STORY
125: Sean Redington (Me) pinned Robert Kaminski 3:53; 133: Ryker Eckenbarger (Mc) dec. Dalton Daugherty 9-3; 141: Isaiah Edmond (Mc) dec. Nick Nunez 14-10; 149: Stephen Maloney (Me) tech. fell Skyler Minutelli 18-1; 157: Kevin Edwards (Me) dec. Wade Bishop 6-1; 165: Josh Paige (Me) dec. Cole Nagle 10-4; 174: Brian Shermeyer (Me) tech. fell Garrett Vandervalk 18-3; 184: Victor DeFrance (Me) won by forfeit; 197: Ronnie Wuest (Mc) maj. dec. Karrington Washington 13-0; HWT: Denny Karas (Me) dec. Ethan Wolf 7-6.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the NCAA Division III Southeast Regional on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23.

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