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Eckenbarger notches second pin of night

Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Ryker Eckenbarger (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Waynesburg (4-3) 26, McDaniel (5-5) 18
What:
Non-Conference wrestling match
When:
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Where: Waynesburg, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
Waynesburg won six bouts to capture a 26-18 win over McDaniel.

THE LEADERS
• Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) led the Green Terror with a 2-minute, 35-second pin at 141.

FOR THE FOES
• Zach Mackall led the Yellow Jackets with a 1-minute, 38-second fall.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• Rocky McGeary and Nick Malinowski (Baltimore, Md./Boys' Latin School of Maryland) traded forfeit wins to start the match.
• Harley Constable notched a 5-3 win at 133 in the first contested bout of the evening for a 9-6 advantage.
Ryker Eckenbarger followed with his pin before Raymond Kable added a 9-4 win at 149 to give the Green Terror a 15-9 lead.
• Colby Morris started a run of four straight wins for Waynesburg with an 8-4 victory at 157.
• Zach Mackall followed with his pin at 165 to push the hosts in front by three before Caleb Baxter won 7-3 at 174 and Dillion Charlton added a 17-0 first-period technical fall for a 26-15 lead.
23-19.
• Tony Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) capped the match with a 9-3 win at 197 for the Green Terror.

THE INSIDE STORY
HWT: Rocky McGeary (W) won by forfeit; 125: Nick Malinowski (M) won by forfeit; 133: Harley Constable (W) dec. Steven Pabon 5-3; 141: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) pinned Noah Grossnickle 2:35; 149: Raymond Kable dec. Matt Lascola 9-4; 157: Colby Morris (W) dec. Alexander LaVeck 8-4; 165: Zach Mackall (W) pinned Garrett Vandervalk 1:38; 174: Caleb Baxter (W) dec. Michael Bromley 7-3; 184: Dillion Charlton (W) tech. fell Gabe Dennis 17-0 (2:56); 197: Tony Wuest (Mc) dec. Dan Verhovsek 9-3.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action at the Mid-Winter Classic hosted by Penn College on Saturday, Jan. 18. Action begins at 10 a.m.

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