Decatur Wrestlers Rout Wicomico, 74-6

Decatur Wrestlers Rout Wicomico, 74-6
Decatur’s Jeremy Danner prepares to take down his opponent in the Seahawks’ 74-6 win over Wicomico last week. Danner won his match by pin at 138. Photo courtesy Earl Campbell Photography

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team last week routed visiting Wicomico, 74-6, to improve to 2-0 in regular season matches on the early season.

The Seahawks beat Mardela, 72-12, in their opener, followed by a resounding 74-6 win over Bayside South rival Wicomico last week. Sandwiched in between was a strong second-place finish in the prestigious Mad Mats Tournament at Magruder High School in Montgomery County two weeks ago.

Against Wicomico last week, Jagger Clapsadle won by pin at 113 and Cade Solito won by pin at 126. After a forfeit at 132, Jeremy Danner pinned his opponent at 138 and David Braciszewski won by pin at 145. Cole Bennett won a decision at 152.

After a pair of forfeits at 160 and 170, Justin Manganiello win by pin at 195. D.J. Taylor won by pin at 220 and Caleb Bourne won at 285. The Seahawks return to regular season action on January 3 on the road against Queen Anne’s, followed by the Iron Horse Duals at C. Milton Wright High School on January 5-6.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.