EVENT: UMBC RETRIEVER DUALS
MATCH SCORES: U.S. Navy Prep 27, Apprentice School 21; Rowan College at Gloucester County (NJ) 27, Apprentice School 11; Apprentice School 49, Towson 9
RECORD: Apprentice School 11-2
IN BRIEF: The wrestling team closed out the 2014 portion of its schedule on Friday night as they went 1-2 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County Retriever Duals.
AGAINST NAVY PREP
- The Builders got on the board early as with a forfeit win from Jacob Michael at 125 and an 8-2 decision win by Thomas Payne at 133, the Builders held an early 9-0 lead.
- That spurred on the Midshipmen as they won the next five bouts to lead 19-9 after 174 pounds.
- Each team won two of the last four bouts, with forfeit wins for Phillip Porto (184) and Ian Jones (285) as the Builders lost 27-21.
AGAINST ROWAN COLLEGE AT GLOUCESTER COUNTY
- The Builders fell behind early as Payne scored an 8-1 decision at 133 for the lone Builder win in the first seven bouts as they trailed 24-3 after 174 pounds.
- Porto scored a 20-5 tech fall win at 184 pounds and Josh Rodriguez followed with a 7-3 win at 197, but that was all as the Builders fell 27-11.
- The Builders only lost two bouts in this dual match as they tamed the Tigers 49-9. Payne finished a 3-0 night to win Outstanding Wrestler at 133 pounds honor with a win by fall in 54 seconds.
- Porto, seeing his first action of the year, also went 3-0 on the night with a win by fall at 235 pounds in 1:01.
BEHIND THE BOUTS
- They awarded Outstanding Wrestler awards at each weight class and Thomas Payne won at 1333 pounds going 3-0 on the night.
- The loss to Navy Prep was the first dual loss of the year for the Builders who had won their first ten dual matches this season.
U.S. NAVY PREP 27, APPRENTICE SCHOOL 21
125: Jacob Michael (A) won by forfeit; 133: Thomas Payne (A) dec. Cody Lambert 8-2; 141: Adam Connell (USNPS) p. Rob Styron 1:50; 149: Nicholas Gill (USNPS) dec. Tyrell Watkins 7-5; 157: Adam Keating (USNPS) dec. Chris Kennedy 7-3; 165: Hunter Sutton (USNPS) dec. Patrik Foxworth 9-3; 174: Andrew Borradaile (USNPS) maj. dec. Cameron Vaughne 12-2; 184: Philip Porto (A) won by forfeit; 197: Daniel Hawkins (USNPS) tech fall Kenny Lowry 16-0; 235: Joshua Bailey (USNPS) dec. Josh Rodriguez 8-6; 285: Ian Jones (A) won by forfeit.
ROWAN COLLEGE AT GLOUCESTER COUNTY 27, APPRENTICE SCHOOL 11
125: Dylan Lapalomento dec Jacob Michael 7-0; 133-Thomas Payne (A) dec Btai Yonaah 8-1; 141- Ray Feigenbutz (RC) p. Rob Styron 2:47; 149: Jon Lado (RC) dec Tyrell Watkins 6-1; 157: Dorn Ruggiero (RC) pinned Chris Kennedy 2:02; 165: Connor Donahue (RC) dec Kyle Lowry 4-1; 174: Nick Moore (RC) dec Landon Leithauser 18-12; 184: Philip Porto (A) tech fall Nick Del Priscolli 20-5 7:00; 197: Josh Rodriguez (A) dec Cylas Doherty 7-3; 285-Obi Kali (RC) dec Ian Jones SV OT 3-1
APPRENTICE SCHOOL 49, TOWSON 9
125: Jacob Michael (A) p. Matteo DiPace 2:43; 133: Thomas Payne (A) p. Jake Arnold :54; 141: Ryan McTeer (T) p. Rob Styron 2:08; 149: Scott Strappelli (T) dec. Tyrell Watkins 9-4; 157: Chris Kennedy (A) maj. dec. Nana Boadu 21-8; 165: Landon Leithauser (A) maj. dec. Noah Koski 11-3; 174: Kyle Lowry (A) p. Kamen Barnes 3:40; 184: Kenny Lowry (A) won by forfeit; 197: Josh Rodriguez (A) p. Brandon Hoffman 2:43; 235: Philip Porto (A) p. Cory Kreis 1:01; 285: Ian Jones (A) won by forfeit
The 2015 portion of their schedule starts for the Builders on January 3 at the Waynesburg Invitational.