Decatur Wrestlers Split Pair In Dual Meet

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team earned a split in a dual match with Easton and Colonel Richardson last week, blanking the Colonels, 78-0, while falling to the Warriors, 34-32, in a tight match.

In the match against Colonel Richardson, Decatur faced just four opponents in various weight classes and swept all four. At 160, Brett Kim defeated Thomas Greenage, and Tyler Vansice beat Henry Spies at 170. Caleb Bourne beat Josh Draper at 182 and Jian Joobeen beat Skyler Wockenfuss at 285. The rest of the Seahawks won by forfeit including Robert Kaminski (113), Josh Lawson (120), Jeremy Danner (126), Robert Scafone (132), Andy McKahan (138), Chris Klebe (145), Adam McInerney (152), Dryden Brous (195) and Jarren Massey (220).

Against Easton, the match included mini-runs by each team with the Warriors prevailing in the end, 34-32, in a close one. Kaminski beat Caleb Erskine at 113, but Easton won the next three including Sam Woertz over Josh Lawson at 120, Zach Danils over Danner at 126, and Jason Perez over Scafone at 132.

McKahan ended the run with a win over Drequan Webb at 138 and McInerny defeated Alex Daniels at 145. Easton rebounded with a win by Colby Palmer over Jack Lanier at 152, but Decatur came right back with wins by Gabriel Kim over Garrett Ennis at 160, Brett Kim over Eddie Burghstahler at 170, Vansice over David Cussen at 182 and Brous over Darrion Jenkins at 195. However, Easton’s Andrew Wade beat Gavin Payne at 220 and John Kerns beat Joobeen at 285 to secure the 34-32 win.