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Wuest secures victory with pin

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

THE FACTS
McDaniel (2-0) 25, Alvernia (1-1) 22
What:
Non-Conference wrestling match
When:
Saturday, Nov. 16
Where: Westminster, Md. – Green Terror Duals

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel won three of its five bouts by fall to record a 25-22 win over Alvernia in the second round of the Green Terror Duals.

THE LEADERS
• Tony Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) recorded a pin midway through the second period to seal the victory.
• Gabe Dennis (Snow Hill, Md./Snow Hill) added his own second-period pin at 184.

FOR THE FOES
• Palmer Rodenhaber led the Golden Wolves with a 58-second pin.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• Louis LaRocca opened the match with a fall in 1:50 to stake Alvernia to a 6-0 lead.
• Steven Pabon (Long Branch, N.J./Long Branch) responded with a 10-3 win at 133 before Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) added an 11-3 win to edge McDaniel in front, 7-6.
Isaiah Fosque (Laurel, Del./Laurel) made it three wins in a row with a 2-minute, 3-second pin at 149 and 13-6 lead.
• Gabe Hollingsworth won 13-5 at 157 and Tanner Vogel captured a back-and-forth 15-13 win at 165 to tie things up at 13-all.
• Chase Smith won 11-5 at 174 before the back-to-back pins gave the Green Terror the match. Gabe Dennis won in 4:31 at 184 before Tony Wuest took a 4-minute, 42-second win at 197.
• Palmer Rodenhaber rounded out the day his first-period fall.

THE INSIDE STORY
McDaniel 25, Alvernia 22
125:
Louis LaRocca (A) pinned Nick Malinowski 1:50; 133: Steve Pabon (M) dec. Alexander Gorlin 10-3; 141: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) maj. dec. Ryan Lesko 11-3; 149: Isaiah Fosque (M) pinned Robert Lawlor 2:03; 157: Gabe Hollingsworth (A) maj. dec. Raymond Kable 13-5; 165: Tanner Vogel (A) dec. Luke Lardarello 15-13; 174: Chase Smith (A) dec. Michael Bromley 11-5; 184: Gabe Dennis (M) pinned Jonathan Vough 4:31; 197: Tony Wuest (M) pinned Ali Capobianco 4:42; HWT: Palmer Rodenhaber (A) pinned Tristen Cook 0:58.

NEXT UP
McDaniel's concludes the day against Scranton. Match time is 2 p.m.