Battlers Place Four

December 3, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. Led by a pair of fifth-place finishes by Matt Harris and Keith Stednitz, and a pair of seventh-place finishes by Micah Powell and Cody Buchanan, the Alderson Broaddus wrestling team finished up the two-day Petrofes Invite held at Messiah College.

At 149, Harris opened up with a bye before earning a 13-6 decision over Josh Grossnickle of Messiah College. Harris dropped his round of 16 match to top-seed Alex Kramer as he was pinned in the second period sending him to the consolation round. In the consolation bracket, Harris earned an 18-8 major decision and then advanced to the next round following a medical forfeit. Harris lost his next match 12-9 to Zach Wilson from Greensboro which took him to the 5th place match where he topped Adam Peris from Messiah 9-6.

Stednitz won his opening three matches at 165 with a pair of pins before advancing to the semifinals with a 9-1 major decision over Jesse Gross from Mount Union. In the semis on Saturday, Stednitz was pinned by Tag Wilbur from Messiah in the second period to take him to the consolation bracket. He dropped his first consolation match 8-0 but came back in 5th place match to earn a 16-0 technical fall over Aarin Feliz to finish 4-2 on the day as well.

Buchanan wrestled in the 133-pound bracket as he finished 3-2 on the weekend. He earned a first-round bye and defeated Roger Moyer from Springfield 11-6 but dropped his next match 13-2 to Hunter Harris from Messiah. In the consolation bracket, he won his first match with a first-period pin before getting pinned in his next match. Buchanan wrestled for seventh place as he finished with a 20-5 technical fall victory to earn him the seventh-place finish.

Powell was the final Battler to place on Saturday when the 141-pounder took seventh overall. Powell won his first two matches on Friday earning a 16-3 major decision in the opening round before shutting out Tom Boldosser 7-0 in the second round. Powell wrestled a tough match in the quarterfinals but fell 7-5 to Alvontae Drummond from McDaniel. In the consolation bracket, Powell won his first match 16-0 before falling 11-2 in the next match. He went on to wrestle for seventh place as he pinned Cory Fleming from Wilkes in just 48 seconds.

Also winning matches for AB on the weekend included Travis Harrington and Brady Estep. After earning a bye in the opening round, Harrington defeated Austin Rice from Messiah 11-3 in the second round. In the round of 16, he was pinned by Guesseppe Rea from Wilkes in the opening period sending him the consolation round. In his next match, he was topped by Seth Hayes to close out his day.

In the 285-pound division, Estep earned a pin in his first consolation match before he got pinned in his final match to close out the day 1-2.

Following the holiday break, the Battlers return to action January 8th when they wrestle a pair of dual matches against West Liberty and Seton Hill at West Liberty.

Team Scores
1. Messiah Mess 209.0
2. Gettysburg Gett 131.5
3. Mount Union MtU 130.0
4. Wilkes Wilk 130.0
5. Springfield SC 108.5
6. Greensboro Gree 72.0
7. Ursinus Urs 72.0
8. West Virginia Tech WVT 69.0
9. Alderson Broaddus AB 56.0
10. Muhlenberg Muhl 53.0
11. McDaniel McD 48.5
12. Bridgewater State BSU 36.5
13. Bergen CC BCC 13.0
14. Thaddeus Stevens Thad 7.0

Messiah-Petrofes Invitational Results for Alderson Broaddus

Invitational 125 - Travis Harrington's place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Travis Harrington (Alderson Broaddus) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Travis Harrington (Alderson Broaddus) won by major decision over Austin Rice (Messiah ) (Maj 11-3)
Quarterfinal - Guesseppe Rea (Wilkes) won by fall over Travis Harrington (Alderson Broaddus) (Fall 2:44)
Cons. Round 4 - Seth Hayes (Mount Union) won by major decision over Travis Harrington (Alderson Broaddus) (Maj 13-3)

Invitational 133 - Cody Buchanan's place is 7th and has scored 10.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Cody Buchanan (Alderson Broaddus) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Cody Buchanan (Alderson Broaddus) won by decision over Roger Moyer (Springfield) (Dec 11-6)
Quarterfinal - Hunter Harris (Messiah ) won by major decision over Cody Buchanan (Alderson Broaddus) (Maj 13-2)
Cons. Round 4 - Cody Buchanan (Alderson Broaddus) won by fall over Chris Rosario (Bergen CC) (Fall 2:04)
Cons. Round 5 - Louie Carusillo (Gettysburg) won by fall over Cody Buchanan (Alderson Broaddus) (Fall 1:29)
7th Place Match - Cody Buchanan (Alderson Broaddus) won by tech fall over Denis Robles Gomez (West Virginia Tech) (TF 20-5)

Invitational 141 - Micah Powell's place is 7th and has scored 11.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Micah Powell (Alderson Broaddus) won by major decision over Austin Fisher (Messiah ) (Maj 16-3)
Champ. Round 2 - Micah Powell (Alderson Broaddus) won by decision over Tom Boldosser (Ursinus) (Dec 7-0)
Quarterfinal - Alvontae Drummond (McDaniel) won by decision over Micah Powell (Alderson Broaddus) (Dec 7-5)
Cons. Round 4 - Micah Powell (Alderson Broaddus) won by tech fall over Christopher Haskin (Greensboro) (TF 16-0)
Cons. Round 5 - Kyle Medrow (Wilkes) won by major decision over Micah Powell (Alderson Broaddus) (Maj 11-2)
7th Place Match - Micah Powell (Alderson Broaddus) won by fall over Cory Fleming (Wilkes) (Fall 0:48)

Invitational 149 - Matt Harris's place is 5th and has scored 13.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Matt Harris (Alderson Broaddus) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Matt Harris (Alderson Broaddus) won by decision over Josh Grossnickle (Messiah ) (Dec 13-6)
Quarterfinal - Alex Kramer (Ursinus) won by fall over Matt Harris (Alderson Broaddus) (Fall 4:29)
Cons. Round 4 - Matt Harris (Alderson Broaddus) won by major decision over Leland Swafford (West Virginia Tech) (Maj 18-8)
Cons. Round 5 - Matt Harris (Alderson Broaddus) won by medical forfeit over Austin Rush (Mount Union) (MFF)
Cons. Semi - Zachary Wilson (Greensboro) won by decision over Matt Harris (Alderson Broaddus) (Dec 12-9)
5th Place Match - Matt Harris (Alderson Broaddus) won by decision over Adam Peris (Messiah ) (Dec 9-6)

Invitational 165 - Keith Stednitz's place is 5th and has scored 16.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Keith Stednitz (Alderson Broaddus) won by fall over Logan Laughlin (Muhlenberg) (Fall 1:46)
Champ. Round 2 - Keith Stednitz (Alderson Broaddus) won by fall over Andrew Szilagyi (Bridgewater State) (Fall 4:00)
Quarterfinal - Keith Stednitz (Alderson Broaddus) won by major decision over Jesse Gross (Mount Union) (Maj 9-1)
Semifinal - Tag Wilbur (Messiah ) won by fall over Keith Stednitz (Alderson Broaddus) (Fall 3:34)
Cons. Semi - Jimmy Fratantoni (Muhlenberg) won by major decision over Keith Stednitz (Alderson Broaddus) (Maj 8-0)
5th Place Match - Keith Stednitz (Alderson Broaddus) won by tech fall over Aarin Feliz (Springfield) (TF 16-0)

Invitational 165 - Charles Gamble's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Shaun Carroll (Springfield) won by tech fall over Charles Gamble (Alderson Broaddus) (TF 16-0)
Cons. Round 1 - Neal Rinker (McDaniel) won by decision over Charles Gamble (Alderson Broaddus) (Dec 8-2)

Invitational 174 - Sam Solomon's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Sam Solomon (Alderson Broaddus) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Ronald Wuest (McDaniel) won by major decision over Sam Solomon (Alderson Broaddus) (Maj 11-3)
Cons. Round 2 - Sam Solomon (Alderson Broaddus) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 - Tyler Hershey (Messiah ) won by decision over Sam Solomon (Alderson Broaddus) (Dec 7-6)

Invitational 285 - Brady Estep's place is unknown and has scored 2.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Brady Estep (Alderson Broaddus) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Paul Triandafilou (Gettysburg) won by decision over Brady Estep (Alderson Broaddus) (Dec 2-0)
Cons. Round 2 - Brady Estep (Alderson Broaddus) won by fall over Noah Julian (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 4:54)
Cons. Round 3 - Dan Kiser (Messiah ) won by fall over Brady Estep (Alderson Broaddus) (Fall 2:34)


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