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Pioneers Win One at Wilkes Quad

Pioneers Win One at Wilkes Quad

The Alfred State wrestling team went 1-2 at the Wilkes Quad on Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers defeated West Virginia Tech 24-21, fell 38-9 to the hosts, and lost 28-15 to Oneonta.

In their opener, the Pioneers fell to #18 ranked Wilkes. The Colonels took the six matches of the day to take control of the match. Alfred State's George VanValen (Ithaca) earned a pin in 4:32 in the 174 lb. match to get the Pioneers on the board while Riley Andrews (York) won 10-0 in the heavyweight bout. 

Versus the WV Tech, the Pioneers took the first three matches to take 12-0 lead. Michael Boyle (Cooperstown) earned a forfeit at 125, Ryan Thierman (Portville) won a 3-2 decision at 133, and Austin Parker (Port Byron) won 10-8.

After a an injury default at 149 and a forfeit at 157 tied it, Konnor Kremer (Horseheads) earned a 2-0 victory at 165. WV Tech took the match at 174 to tie it at 15-15 before the teams traded forfeits at 184 and 197 to knot it up heading into the heavyweight match. Andrews earned his second victory, 3-1 to clinch the Pioneer victory.

Three forfeits cost the Pioneers vs. Oneonta. Thierman earned a 6-4 victory at 125, Parker got a forfeit victory at 141, VanValen won 6-4 at 174, and Brad Haggerty (Wellsville) won 5-2 at 184

The Pioneers wrestle their final dual match of the season on Wednesday when they host Oswego at 7 p.m.

Wilkes 38, Alfred 9

125 – M. Fleck (W) tech. fall M. Boyle (A) 16-0 (1:31)

133 – S. Mass (W) dec. H. Schmieder (A) 8-7

141 – J. Ritter (W) fall A. Parker (A) 2:48

149 – C. Fleming (W) fall S. Holder (A) 5:18

157 – N. Racanelli (W) wins by forfeit

165 – M. Judge (W) dec. K. Kremer (A) 4-3

174 – G. VanValen (A) fall J. Brook (W) 4:32

184 – K. Diesel (W) dec. B. Haggerty (A) 9-3

197 – N. Dawson (W) wins by forfeit

285 – R. Andrews (A) major dec. J. Huling (W) 10-0

Alfred 24, WV Tech 21

125 – M. Boyle (A) wins by forfeit

133 – R. Thierman (A) dec. P. Gonzales (W) 3-2

141 – A. Parker (A) dec. R. Pritt (W) 10-8

149 – S. Holder inj. default J. Paul

157 – C. Lacey (W) wins by forfeit

165 – K. Kremer (A) dec. C. Palmer (W) 2-0

174 – C. Rowe (W) dec. G. VanValen (A) 4-3

184 – B. Haggerty (A) wins by forfeit

197 – T. Nance (W) wins by forfeit

285 – R. Andrews (A) dec. J. Boarman (W) 3-1

Oneonta 28, Alfred 15

125 – R. Thierman (A) dec. D. DeGraba (O) 6-4

133 – A. Messina (O) dec. M. Boyle (A) 3-2

141 – A. Parker (A) wins by forfeit

149 – M. Marino (O) wins by forfeit

157 – T. Marrone (O) wins by forfeit

165 – E. Wallace (O) fall B. Engebretson (A) 2:35

174 – G. VanValen (A) dec S. Gillen (O) 6-4

184 – B. Haggerty (A) dec. L. Lange (O) 5-2

197 – A. Marino (O) wins by forfeit

285 – M. Doty (O) dec. R. Andrews (A) 5-3

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