Raiders, Meteors earn league mat wins

In action from last season Montrose’s Andrew Rosevear battles Raider Cole Soden. The two were in action against other wrestlers this week. STAFF PHOTO/STACI WILSON

Blue Ridge upped its Lackawanna League Division II wrestling record to 3-1 as the Raiders downed Elk Lake 48-12.

The Raider were led by pins from Gavin Crawford, Kaleb Shimer, and Jordan Williams.

Crawford pinned Elk Lake’s Joe Merschen in a mere 45 seconds at 126 pounds while Shimer needed even less time pinning the Warriors’ Corey Kauffers in 25 seconds at 145 pounds.

Williams went into the second period of the meet’s initial contest before pinning Noah Atkins at the 3:07 mark of the their 160-pound bout.

Memphis Collins (106), Kameron Scheffer (113), Ryan Armitage (195), Eli Aldrich (220), Logan Hodge (285) all received forfeit wins.

John Tyler led Elk Lake with a pin of Zach Consla at the 1:07 mark of their 182-pound match.

The Warriors also got wins from Todd Snyder at 138 when he decisioned Cole Soden 8-5 and Thaddeus Woodhead won 8-1 over Blue Ridge’s JD Heckman at 152 pounds.

Montrose earned pins in four weight classes as they defeated Mountain View 63-12.

Brendan Kanna continued his comeback from a leg injury suffered in football season with a pin of Logan Sprague in the third period of their 152-pound match.

At 113 pounds Montrose’s Nick Harder pinned Caylee Gregory in 2:26 and was followed at 120 pounds by James Bixby who needed just 55 seconds to dispatch Mountain View’s Hunter Lovelace.

Dylan Geertgens got the Meteors’ final pin when he put Caden Holtsmaster on his back at the 3:36 point of their 138-pound bout.

In the other wrestled match Montrose’s Jacob Craige edged Hunter Jones 9-7 at 160 pounds.

The Metors picked up forfeit wins by Derrick DeMann (182), Devon Ford (195), Seamus Fish (220), Evan Miller (106), Brandon Soules (126), and Andrew Rosevear (132).

Jeremiah Schwartz earned the Eagles’ only pin when he decked Noah Smith in 21 seconds. Mountain View also got a forfeit win by Nathan Ofalt at 145 pounds.

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