ERIE, Pa. - No. 12 West Liberty State scored a pair of pins in the middle weights to break open a close dual and take a 25-13 final from No. 11 Mercyhurst at the MAC.

The Lakers fell behind 10-0 entering the bout at 149, but and Andy Lamancusa notched back-to-back wins to cut it to 10-7. Zanetta, wrestling up a weight, notched an impressive 15-3 win over Joey Hagedorn to get Mercyhurst on the board. Lamancusa followed with a 6-1 decision at 157 over Brad Steinbach.

After the Hilltoppers notched a pin at 165, No. 4 Zack Schafer and No. 6 Tommy Clark squared off at 174. In a see-saw bout, the two wrestlers battled back and forth. Schafer fell behind 6-3 before taking the lead, but Clark scored the 9-8 final to put West Liberty ahead 19-7.

West Liberty scored another win by fall at 184, before the Lakers claimed decisions in the final two bouts. Trevor Gallo notched a 9-2 win at 197 and Kenny Bluska scored a flurry of late points to capture a 5-1 victory at heavyweight.

125 Lucas Huffman (WL) DEC. over Payne Lint (MC) 6-3 0-3
133 Matt Mossor (WL) MD over Braxdon Scaletta (MC) 16-2 0-7
141 Doug Surra (WL) DEC over Leonard Calhoun (MC) 3-1 (OT) 0-10
149 J.J. Zanetta (MC) MD over Joey Hagedorn (WL) 15-3 4-10
157 Andy Lamancusa (MC) DEC over Justin Goneau (WL) 7-1 7-10
165 Brad Steinbach (WL) WBF over Hudson Harrison (MC) 2:25 7-16
174 Tommy Clark (WL) DEC over Zack Schafer (MC) 9-8 7-19
184 Chris Gibbs (WL) WBF over Gerred Tolson (MC) 2:42 7-25
197 Trevor Gallo (MC) DEC over Chad Snider (WL) 9-2 10-25
Hwt Kenny Bluska (MC) DEC over Joey McGee (WL) 5-2 13-25

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