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Hornet wrestlers fall to Athens, 64-11

Hornet wrestlers fall to Athens, 64-11

By: Ed Weaver  /  December 22, 2016

The Wellsboro Varsity Wrestling team dropped their third straight in a 64-12 loss to Athens on Wednesday, December 21.

Senior Caleb Sinkler started the match off by pinning Andrew Watkins in 1:40 at 152 lbs. before Athens rattled off 5 straight wins. John Vough pinned sophomore Brennan Catherman at 182 lbs., Nate Bradley scored a 20-7 major decision over sophomore Hunter Brown at 195 lbs., and Dawson Leiser pinned sophomore Robert Brown in 5:25 at 225 lbs.

Senior Kaleb Smith scored the Hornets' only other win of the match by pinning Keegan Braund in 1:59 at 285 lbs. Athens won the remaining 6 matches (5 forfeits) with freshman Aidan Hauser getting disqualified against Brian Courtney at 145 lbs.

The loss drops the Hornets to 0-3 (0-3 NTL). The team will be back in action on later tonight against Sullivan County.

 

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Ed Weaver is the owner of Circle W Sports in Wellsboro, PA, is the Sports Director for The Home Page Network and the creator of WellsboroAthletics.com and WellsboroFootball.com. You can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

 
 
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