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