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Pioneers Win Third Straight - Down Behrend 31-13

Pioneers Win Third Straight - Down Behrend 31-13

Alfred State won their third straight dual match as they downed Penn State Behrend 31-13 on Saturday evening. The blue & gold won four straight bouts to put the match out of reach.

The Pioneers took advantage of two forfeits, Brian Hedding (Rush Henrietta) at 125 lbs. and Paul Knapp (Dundee) at 141 lbs. to take a 12-10 lead into the 165 lb. match. Anthony Miraglia (Byron Bergen) defeated Alex Barnett 10-5 to start the streak for the blue & gold. Blake Ilges (Canisteo Greenwood) earned a 10-2 major decision over Josh McCall at 174, Alijah Carter (Eastport South Manor) pinned Brian Himes in 1:07 at 184, and Harry Nice (Dundee) pinned Jutin Chaudhary in 2:17 at 197 to make it 31-10. The Lions earned a tight one point victory at heavyweight to close the evening.

The Pioneers are right back on the mat tomorrow afternoon when they host Alvernia at the Orvis Activities Center. The match is slated for a 1 p.m. start and will conclude the 2019 portion of the schedule.

Alfred State 30 Penn State Behrend 13

125: Brian Hedding (ASC) over (PSB) (For.) 

133: Michael Binni (PSB) over Jesse Pitoni (ASC) (Dec 8-7)

141: Paul Knapp (ASC) over (PSB) (For.) 

149: Jimmy Kramer (PSB) over Owen Kissell (ASC) (Dec 7-2) 

157: Nick Saeger (PSB) over Cale Bartosch (ASC) (MD 13-2) 

165: Anthony Miraglia (ASC) over Alex Barnett (PSB) (Dec 10-5) 

174: Blake Ilges (ASC) over Josh Mccall (PSB) (MD 10-2) 

184: Alijah Carter (ASC) over Brian Himes (PSB) (Fall 1:07) 

197: Harry Nice (ASC) over Jutin Chaudhary (PSB) (Fall 2:17) 

285: Nate Barcaskey (PSB) over Jacob DeWall (ASC) (Dec 10-9)