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Towanda breaks in new mat with a win over Tunkhannock.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | December 23, 2016 | Photo courtesy Brian Fees


Towanda breaks in new mat with a win over TunkhannockTowanda defeated Tunkhannock 43-31 in local wrestling action on Thursday.

Towanda received forfeits at 152 and 170 lbs, Tunkhannock received forfeits at 106 and 195 lbs.

Starting the match at 285 lbs, Towanda's Jared Schoonover pinned Jarett Jervis at 3:13. At 113 lbs, Tunkhannock's Ethan Munley pinned Tyler Hawley at 1:26. Tunkhannock's David Gavet defeated Towanda's Nate Secules, 7-4, in the 120 lbs match.

At 126 lbs, Tukhannock's major decisioned Noah Shafer 16-3. Towanda's D.J. Knolles major decisioned Josh Beeman 13-0 in the 132 lbs bout.

At 138 lbs, Tunkhannock's Tommy Traver pinned Cooper Mosier at 3:43. Towanda's Logan Johnson pinned Kurtis Christ at 1:15 in the 145 lbs match.

Towanda's Levi Perry pinned Karl Anthony at 1:24 in the 160 lbs match. At 182 lbs, Towanda's Joe Koss defeated Jake Stephens, 7-2 and in the 220 lbs match Towanda's Seth Johnson pinned John Walsh at 3:05.

"There was a lot of stuff going on tonight, a lot chaos beforehand with all the different ceremonies." Towanda coach Bill Sexton said. "There was a lot of distractions so I was pretty pleased with the way the kids focused and wrestled tonight."

"We knew we were going to forfeit two weights to them at someplace and they ended up forfeiting two weights to us despite weighing in a full line-up."

"Overall I was pretty pleased with our kids. We got off to a big start with Jared Schoonover off the ball, a senior in his first varsity match. He really came up big tonight in his varsity debut." Sexton continued.

"We got a real solid effort throughout the line-up beginning at 145. We were down 25-10 and starting with Logan Johnson's fall at 145. Levi Perry, in his first varsity match picking up the fall and Seth Johnson picking up the fall at the end for us, too."

Towanda hosts the Dandy Duels tomorrow at 11:00am.

Wyalusing 71, Sayre 0

Wyalusing defeated Sayre 71-0 in local wrestling action on Thursday.

Wyalusing received forfeits at 138, 152, 170, 195, 220, 285 and 106 lbs. There was no contest at 113 lbs.

Starting the match at 120 lbs, Wyalusing's Michael Bonhamer defeated Sayre's Colby Sindoni, 8-3. At 126 lbs Darren Schum edged Sayre's Nathan Nordin, 3-0.

In the 132 lbs bout, Raymond Hallett defeated Sayre's Thomas Hendricks by technical fall, 16-1, at 4:54.

At 145 lbs, Wyalusing's Derek Fredrick pinned Sayre's Zaine Patnode at 1:36. Wyalusing's Joseph Doss pinned Matthew Ingrassia at 5:19 in the 160 lbs match, and at 182 lbs, Ryan Kipp pinned Sayre's Nathan Garrity at 1:47.