LEXINGTON, VA. – The Apprentice School wrestling team finished its regular season on Saturday with a 26-21 win over Washington & Lee University on Saturday to close with a 19-8 record.
Junior Ty Ford opened the dual at 125 pounds winning by a forfeit and senior Marcus Chevres followed with a 3-2 victory at 133 pounds to put the Builders up 9-0 early. W&L responded with the next five victories as Connor Duffey (141) and David Dennis (157) won by fall in that stretch to help put the Generals ahead 21-9.
Freshman Justin Martz helped the Builders close out the dual winning by a 16-0 tech fall count to earn five points and bring the Builders to within 21-14 after 184 pounds. Kyle Spruill and Ian Jones earned forfeit wins at 197 and heavyweight to give the Builders the 26-21 win.
Apprentice School now will wrestle on February 25 in Lynchburg, Va. at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Mid-Atlantic Conference Championships held in the Vines Center on the campus of Liberty University.
Apprentice School 26, Washington & Lee 21
125: Ty Ford (A) won by forfeit
133: Marcus Chevres (A) dec. Sam Campbell 3-2
141: Connor Duffey (W&L) p. Dwayne Roes 2:26
149: Haroutioun Kotchinian (W&L) dec. Sterling Briscoe 3-2
157: David Dennis (W&L) p. Kyle Lowry 5:58
165: Daniel Igel (W&L) dec. Will Sexton 7-4
174: Alexander Reed (W&L) dec. CW Sorey 3-0
184: Justin Martz (A) tech fall Morgan Moskal 16-0
197: Kyle Spruill (A) won by forfeit
285: Ian Jones (A) won by forfeit