W&L Wrestling Drops Matches to King's (Pa.) and Ferrum

W&L Wrestling Drops Matches to King's (Pa.) and Ferrum

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a pair of matches on Saturday at Doremus Gym.  The Generals fell to King's, 26-24, and then were defeated by Ferrum, 44-3.

In the loss to King's, the Generals (2-4) trailed 23-3 after the first five weight classes.  W&L forfeited at 125, 141 and 149 pounds, but recovered to win four of the final five matches, falling just short in a bid for its third win of the season.

First-year Brandon Lefore (Morgan Hill, Calif. / Ann Sobrato) got things started with a pin over Ryan Carden in 2:55 at 165 pounds.  First-year George Matelich (Larchmont, N.Y. / Rye Country Day) then fell to Robert Hehl, 8-1, at 174 pounds, but junior Ron Tassoni (Media, Pa. / Haverford School) then picked up a forfeit win at 184 pounds to make it 26-15.  Sophomore Bennett Lewis (St. Louis, Mo. / Westminster Christian) defeated Ryan Longenberger, 7-6, at 197 pounds to make it 26-18 and first-year Matt Kaminer (Hewlett, N.Y. / George W. Hewlett) pinned Brad Lucas in 6:12 at 285 pounds.

Against Ferrum, the Generals forfeited four weight classes and the lone win was recorded by Tassoni, a 10-6 winner over Corbin Ramos at 184 pounds.

The Generals return to action on December 6 when they participate in the Ohio Northern Invitational.

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KING'S (PA) 26, WASHINGTON AND LEE 24
125 – Jake Daniel (KC) wins by forfeit [0-6]
133 – Alex Pollera (W&L) d. Matthew Sparks (KC); 10-6 [3-6]
141 – Kevin Kelly (KC) wins by forfeit [3-12]
149 – David White (KC) wins by forfeit [3-18]
157 – Howard Kilpatrick (KC) d. Marshall Olszewski (W&L); TF, 17-0 [3-23]
165 – Brandon Lefore (W&L) d. Matt Lukachinsky (KC); Fall 2:55 [9-23]
174 – Robert Hehl (KC) d. George Matelich (W&L); 8-1 [9-26]
184 – Ron Tassoni (W&L) wins by forfeit [15-26]
197 – Bennett Lewis (W&L) d. Fjoralb Cekici (KC); 7-6 [18-26]
285 – Matt Kaminer (W&L) d. Brad Lucas (KC); Fall 6:12 [24-26]

FERRUM 44, WASHINGTON AND LEE 3
125 – Robert Cunningham (FC) wins by forfeit [0-6]
133 – Justin Zimmerman (FC) d. Alex Pollera (W&L); Fall 5:58 [0-12]
141 – Logan Meister (FC) wins by forfeit [0-18]
149 – Logan Smith wins by forfeit [0-24]
157 – Paul Biggs wins by forfeit [0-30]
165 – Dustin Santmyers (FC) d. Brandon Lefore (W&L); 13-8 [0-33]
174 – Manako Peay (FC) d. George Matelich (W&L); 18-2 [0-38]
184 – Ron Tassoni (W&L) d. Corbin Ramos (FC); 10-6 [3-38]
197 – Nick Rodriguez (FC) d. Bennett Lewis (W&L); 14-9 [3-41]
285 – Tate Dulany (FC) d. Matt Kaminer (W&L); 3-1 (OT) [3-44]