Blaise Alexander Nissan

Wyalusing picks up two wins to stay unbeaten in NTL.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | January 15, 2016 | Photo courtesy Brian Fees


Wyalusing picks up two wins to stay unbeaten in NTLWYALUSING - The Rams earned two NTL wins in tri-meet action while also getting two milestones Thursday.

Wyalusing beat North Penn-Liberty 68-6 and Sayre 76-0 in wrestling action with Josh Haley earning his 100th career win in the first match.

His father and head coach Gary Haley earned his 200th career victory against NPL as well.

In the first match-up the Rams won 13 of the 14 weight classes.

Haley (132) pinned Riley Walker in 3:55 to earn the milestone.

Also getting falls for the Rams were Denton Porter (152), Collin Edsell (160), Ryan Kipp (182) and Michael Wilcox (195).

Porter pinned Judson Wise in 1:13, Edsell pinned Sean Kshir in 1:53, Kipp pinned Levi Adams in 3:08 and Wilcox pinned Don Edwards in 1:09.

Darren Schum (113), Cody Tunnicliff (220), Dawson Otis (285) and Kregory Johnson (106) all had forfeits for Wyalusing.

At 120 Tracey Brown scored a 17-6 major decision over Tanner York, at 126 Luke Yonkin held on to beat Cameron Andrews 4-2, at 138 Joseph Doss decisioned Carl Dinger 7-2 and at 145 Creighton Edsell majored Sean Giles 19-7.

Charlie Andrews (170) gave NPL their lone win, a fall over Ed Mapes in 2:54.

In the second match Brown (120), Yonkin (126), Haley (132), Doss (138), Kipp (182), Wilcox (220) and Schum (113) scored forfeits.

Creighton Edsell (145), Collin Edsell (152), Porter (160) and Otis (285) scored falls.

Creighton pinned Gavin Lundy-McCutcheon in 2:55, Collin pinned Matthew Ingrassia in 5:02, Porter pinned Damon Whipple in 1:05 and Otis got the fall over Dominic Red in 21 seconds.

Mapes (170) scored a major decision over Nathan Garrity 13-2, Tunnicliff decisioned Marshall Felt 6-4 and Johnson edged Colby Sindoni 3-2.

Towanda 63, Canton 15

The Black Knights won 11 of the 14 matches, 10 of them by fall or forfeit.

The best match of the day was at 220 where Canton's Brady Bryington edged Mitch Peters 5-2.

Bryington used a first period takedown to go up 2-0 followed by Peters cutting it to 2-1 with an escape.

Bryington got an escape to start the second period to go up 3-1 followed Peters getting an escape in the third to cut it to 3-2.

Bryington defended a Peters shot in the third and spun around for the takedown and win.

"Both guys worked pretty hard through the match," Towanda coach Bill Sexton said. "Both were working to score. It was easily the best match of the night."

D.J. Knolles (138), Keegan Kisner (145), Steven Yates (152), Breycin Fulmer (160), Dayton Wickwire (170), Clay Mosier (182) and Michael Johnson (195) all had falls in the first seven matches.

Knolles pinned Brett Wesneski in 3:13, Kisner pinned Scott Klouser in 3:15, Yates pinned Anthony Smith in 1:19, Fulmer pinned Noah Carpenter in 50 seconds, Wickwire pinned Dalton Deitrich in 2:49, Mosier pinned Timothy Davis in 3:06 and Johnson got the fall over Cody Williams in 1:00.

Cooper Mosier (106), Preston Rogers (113) and Logan Johnson (132) had forfeits for the Knights while Nate Secules (120) scored a 10-4 decision over Mak Gleckner.

Canton got falls from Sawyer Wooster (285) and Ethan Landis (126). Wooster pinned Ryan Grimes in 1:18 and Landis pinned Noah Shafer in 1:44.

"We wrestled effectively tonight," said Sexton.

Towanda's Theron Hottle won a JV match.

Towanda will host NEB next Thursday in a turn back the clock night.

Both teams will be wearing vintage uniforms from the 1950's.

The Black Knights will also be going for program win 800.

South Williamsport 46, Sullivan County 27

The Griffins had five wins on the mat in their HAC wrestling loss Thursday.

Jim McCamley (132), Dakota Pedro (145) and Jared Houck (182) all had falls for Sullivan.

McCamley pinned Chris Klem in 2:47, Pedro pinned Jared Wheeland in 1:19 and Houck pinned Rory Foran in 5:32.

Mikel Houseknecht (120) scored a 12-5 decision over Alex Snyder while at 170 Dylan Ammerman earned a forfeit.