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Spartans Close Out Whitehill Duals with Victory Over Southern Virginia

Spartans Close Out Whitehill Duals with Victory Over Southern Virginia

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The York College wrestling team capped off its trip to the Budd Whitehill National Duals with a 31-13 victory over Southern Virginia on Saturday to place 11th out of 16 teams. The Spartans recorded three bonus point victories and received a pair of forfeits in the victory over the Knights in a rebound performance from a 34-10 loss to Lycoming earlier in the day.

 

Records

York 5-6

Lycoming 9-4

Southern Virginia 3-11

 

How It Happened

Lycoming 34, York 10

Jared Kuhns put York on the board first with a decisive 9-3 victory over Shane Casey at 125 Kuhns out-worked Casey with a 3-0 advantage in takedowns with a reversal and earned the riding time bonus to punctuate his third win of the weekend.

• Lycoming jumped in front of York with a bonus-point victory at 133 before Ethan Landis edged out a 6-4 victory over Verlensky Joachim at 141 with a takedown with 20 seconds left.

• The Warriors extended their lead even further with a fall at 149 and technical fall at 157 to take an 18-3 advantage after a four-bout run.

Jesse Rocco put a stop to the Lycoming run as he earned a 6-4 victory at 165 to keep York's comeback hopes alive. Rocco fell behind early in the third period, but then went to work in the final minute, capitalizing on an escape to earn a takedown which won the bout.

• Lycoming quickly erased York's comeback chances as the Warriors posted a first-period pin at 174, followed by a major decision at 184 to clinch the dual victory.

Camden Farrow put York in double-figures with a convincing 9-0 victory over Brody Keefe at 197 to earn his third win of the weekend. Farrow was all over Keefe from the beginning with an early takedown and two near fall points to take a 4-0 first period lead. Following a scoreless second period, Farrow reversed Keefe from bottom to start the third period and tacked on two more near fall points to secure the major decision.

 

York 31, Southern Virginia 13

• The Spartans received forfeits in two of the first three bouts to take a 12-4 lead. York then busted open a sizeable advantage following a victory by Robbie Fleming at 149 and a fall by Edward Williams at 157 to give the Spartans a 21-4 lead.

• The Knights took a chunk out of the York lead with back-to-back victories at 165 and 174, but Ryan Doyle shut the door and clinched the dual with a first-period fall at 184 to give York a 27-10 lead. Doyle had racked up two takedowns and two near fall points prior to getting the pin with less than 30 seconds left in the first period.

• Farrow followed up Doyle's performance with more bonus points at 197 as the sophomore scored three takedowns in the third period en route to a 15-7 victory for his second bonus-point win of the day.

 

Notes

Camden Farrow has the most notable performance of the day as he went 2-0 with a pair of bonus point victories … Farrow led York with 45 total match points on the weekend, which ranked sixth among all wrestlers at the Whitehill Duals … Farrow went 4-1 on the weekend and is now 17-6 overall this season, with a record of 9-3 in duals … Jared Kuhns also finished 4-1 on the weekend as he posted a record of 2-0 on Saturday … Kuhns improves to 12-5 overall this season with a record of 9-3 in dual meets … Edward Williams recorded his first-career pin in the win over Southern Virginia … Ryan Doyle recorded his first fall of the season in his first dual meet appearance this season.

 

Up Next

The Spartans head to Baltimore, Md. on Friday to take on Johns Hopkins at 7 p.m.

 

Results 

Lycoming 34, York 10

125:  Jared Kuhns (York) dec. Shane Casey (Lycoming), 9-3

133:  Samuel Hanley (Lycoming) maj. dec. Blake Shalbert (York), 9-1

141:  Ethan Landis (Lycoming) dec. Verlensky Joachim (York), 6-4

149:  Joe Santomarco (Lycoming) fall Timmy Sparks (York), 2:24

157:  Trevor Corl (Lycoming) tech. fall Robbie Fleming (York), 16-0 (2:37)

165:  Jesse Rocco (York) dec. Paul Santomarco (Lycoming), 6-4

174:  Hadyn Swartwood (Lycoming) fall Joey Bunce (York), 1:00

184:  Gable Crebs (Lycoming) maj. dec. Billy Myers (York), 13-2

197:  Camden Farrow (York) maj. dec. Brody Keefe (Lycoming), 9-0

285:  Nicholas Winfield (Lycoming) fall Jarrell Mayo (York), 2:05

 

York 31, Southern Virginia 13

125:  Jared Kuhns (York) won by forfeit

133:  Aaron Freidhof (So. Virginia) maj. dec. Logan Fox (York), 10-0

141:  Tyson McDuffy (York) won by forfeit

149:  Robbie Fleming (York) dec. Matthew Rosson (So. Virginia), 11-6

157:  Edward Williams (York) fall Nicolas Korhonen (So. Virginia), 5:39

165:  Morgan Peterson (So. Virginia) dec. Jesse Rocco (York), 8-3

174:  Gavin Blair (So. Virginia) dec. Joey Bunce (York), 4-3

184:  Ryan Doyle (York) fall Cole Oldham (So. Virginia), 2:31

197:  Camden Farrow (York) maj. dec. Guy Lozius (So. Virginia), 15-7

285:  Nico Ramirez (So. Virginia) dec. Thomas Tabatneck (York), 3-0