Ferrum Knocks Off Apprentice School Wrestlers 32-21

Ferrum Knocks Off Apprentice School Wrestlers 32-21

FINAL SCORE: Ferrum 32, Apprentice School 21

RECORDS: Ferrum 6-3; Apprentice School 19-6

LOCATION: Swartz Gymnasium/Ferrum, VA.

ON THE MAT: Homestanding Ferrum College won six of the first seven bouts, all with bonus point victories, as the Panthers defeated the Apprentice School 32-21 on Friday night.

In a dual that started at 184 pounds, junior Ian Jones broke up that run with a win by fall at heavyweight in 4:46 over DeAndre Johnson to trim the early deficit to 10-6.  The Panthers won the next five bouts, with two of those by fall, to take a 32-6 lead after 149 pounds.

The Builders finished with wins by Patrik Foxworth at 157 pounds (9-3 decision over Daniel Reynolds), Dan Henson at 165 pounds (fall in 3:42 over Josh Alston) and an injury default win by Phillip Porto at 174 pounds for the 32-21 final.

OF NOTE: The 19 wins marks the fourth time in the last five years the Builders have won at least 18 dual matches in a season.

NEXT UP – NCWA MAC CONFERENCE

The Builders start post-season action on March 1 when they participate in the NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conference meet in Johnson City, Tennessee. 

RESULTS

 

AS-FC

184: Corbin Ramos (F) p. Kenny Lowry 2:50

0-6

197: Darreus McCrea (F) maj. dec. CW Sorey 16-4

0-10

285: Ian Jones (A) p. Deandre Johnson 4:46

6-10

125: Robert Cunningham (F) maj. dec. Shane Smith 11-0

6-14

133: Justin Zimmerman (F) won by forfeit

6-20

141: Logan Meister (F) p. Derek Burhenn 2:28

6-26

149: Josh Lancaster (F) p. Ty Watkins 2:44

6-32

157: Patrick Foxworth (A) dec. Daniel  Reynolds 9-3

9-32

165: Dan Henson (A) p. Josh Alston 3:42

15-32

174: Phillip Porto (A) inj. def. Devonte Dickens

21-32