W&L Wrestling Upended by Apprentice, 26-21
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee wrestling team wrapped up regular-season competition with a 26-21 loss to Apprentice on Saturday afternoon.
The Generals (3-19, 1-8) won five bouts on the day, but were unable to overcome three forfeited weight classes in falling to the builders.
W&L received pins at 141 pounds as first-year Connor Duffey (Boxford, Mass./Brooks School) won in 2:26, and at 157 as senior David Dennis (Sherman, W. Va./Ravenswood) won in 5:58.
Sophomore H.T. Kotchinian (Lowell, Mass./Belmont Hill) recorded a 3-2 win over Dwayne Roes at 149 and sophomore Dan Igel (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Bolles School) posted a 7-4 win over Will Sexton at 165.
The Generals' final win of the day came at 174 pounds as first-year Zan Reed (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) notched a 3-0 victory.
Apprentice took the final three bouts, two by forfeit and winning via technical fall at 184.
With the regular season now completed, the Generals return to the mat on Saturday when they take part in the Centennial Conference Championships beginning at 10:00 am.
125 Tyare Ford (Apprentice School) won by forfeit
133 Marcus Chevres (Apprentice School) d. Sam Campbell (W&L); 3-2
141 Connor Duffey (W&L) d. Dwayne Roes (Apprentice School); Fall 2:26
149 H.T Kotchinian (W&L) d. Sterling Briscoe (Apprentice School); 3-2.
157 David Dennis (W&L) d. Kyle Lowery (Apprentice School); Fall 5:58.
165 Dan Igel (W&L) d. Will Sexton (Apprentice School); 7-4.
174 Alexander Reed (W&L) d. C.W. Sorey (Apprentice School); 3-0.
184 Justin Martz (Apprentice School) d. Morgan Moskal (W&L); Tech Fall 0:00 16-0
197 Kyle Spruill (Apprentice School) won by forfeit
285 Ian Jones (Apprentice School) won by forfeit