Fighting Scots Pin Their Way to Dual Win
November 18, 2017
VIENNA, W.Va. – The Ohio Valley University wrestling program opened up their dual schedule with a 36-19 win over the West Virginia Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon. The Scots used five pins and one forfeit to score the victory.
Anthony Tripke (North Port, Florida) opened things up with a pin in less than four minutes in the 125lb weight class. The Scots dropped the 133lb class by a 5-2 decision, but Junior Levi Congleton (Belpre, Ohio) got OVU back on track with a pin in 2:50 to win the 141lb class.
The Golden Bears responded with a forfeit at 149 and a major decision at 157, but from that point on Ohio Valley really opened things up. T.J. Lambiotte (Mineral Wells, West Virginia), Dalton George (Williamstown, West Virginia) and Tyler Koreski (Parkersburg, West Virginia) all pinned their opponents in succession. OVU scored a forfeit at 197, while WV Tech won the HWT class by forfeit to round out the afternoon.
THE MATCH WAS OVER WHEN…Koreski pinned his opponent in less than a minute in the 184lb class to give OVU a 30-13 lead making it an impossible comeback for Tech.
STAT OF THE MATCH…The Fighting Scots are now 8-1 in their last nine dual matches.
WHAT'S NEXT…OVU is set to host a Tri-Match at Parkersburg South High School on Saturday, December 2nd. The Scots will take on Kent State-Tuscarawas and Lourdes University.
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OVU 36 WV Tech 19
125 Tripke OVU pin Gonzalez 2nd
133 Robertson TECH dec White 5-2
141 Congleton OVU pin Wilhelm 2nd
149 Pritt TECH forfeit
157 Swafford TECH dec Phillips 8-1
165 Lambiotte OVU pin Palmer 2nd
174 George OVU pin Overton 3rd
184 Koreski OVU pin Van Hoose 1st
197 Julian TECH forfeit
285 Coffman OVU forfeit
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