Battlers Fall at No.19 Wheeling Jesuit 34-10
November 10, 2016
WHEELING, W.Va. - The Alderson Broaddus wrestling team dropped its first match of the season when it fell at No.19 Wheeling Jesuit 34-10 Thursday night.
The Battlers picked up a pair of wins on the evening in the defeat. To open things out, Breandan Coughlin accepted a forfeit in the opening match at the 125-pound weight class to give AB a 6-0 lead.
In the next four matches, the Cardinals won a pair of major decisions and added a technical fall and a pin to push the lead to 19-6 halfway through the match. In the 165-pound weight class, Keith Stednitz had a tough battle but fell to Nic Skonieczny 6-2.
After Davis Solak lost 9-4 in the following weight class, Cody Spinks got the Battlers back on the board for the final time in the match when he had a convincing 15-4 major decision win at the 184-pound class to make it 25-10.
In the final two matches on the night, Nate Starkey of Wheeling Jesuit topped Jake Bennett 3-1 and then Brady Estep was pinned in 4:15 to close out of the match.
The team will return to action Saturday when it travels to Southern Virginia to compete in the Casperson Classic.
No. 19 Wheeling Jesuit 34, Alderson Broaddus 10
125 - Brendon Coughlin (AB) forfeit -- AB 6-0
133 - Nolan Whitely (WJU) maj. dec. Cody Buchanan (AB), 12-4 -- AB 6-4
141 - Daniel Romero (WJU) maj. dec. Micah Powell (AB), 9-1 -- WJU 8-6
149 - Dominick Nania (WJU) fall Zach Gwynn (AB), 3:25 -- WJU 14-6
157 - Greg Brusco (WJU) tech fall Jason West (AB), 17-0 (4:14) -- WJU 19-6
165 - Nic Skonieczny (WJU) dec. Keith Stednitz (AB), 6-2 -- WJU 22-6
174 - Reyse Wallbrown (WJU) dec. Davis Solak (AB), 9-4 -- WJU 25-6
184 - Cody Spinks (AB) maj. dec. Tyler Jenkins (WJU), 15-4 -- WJU 25-101
197 - Nate Starkey (WJU) dec. Jake Bennett (AB), 3-1 -- WJU 28-10
285 - Logan Bowman (WJU) fall Brady Estep (AB), 4:15 -- WJU 34-10
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