William Penn Sports Information
Forest City–The William Penn wrestling team won seven matches Wednesday, including four by fall, en route to a 38-9 dual meet victory over Waldorf.
The Statesmen (1-0) dominated the quick event (only two matches went the distance), beginning with a pin in 1:24 by John Altieri (So., Warwick, R.I., Sociology) over Daniel Lin at 125 pounds.
The visitors dropped the next two weight classes to fall behind 9-6 before 149-pounder Brad Watson (Sr., Rolla, Mo., Physical Education) got them back on track with a 19-3 technical fall over Dustin Samudio.
Logan Loftus (Jr., Marengo, Iowa, Industrial Technology) then won by fall over Dario Gamino at 157, while Austinn Goin (So., Belton, Mo., Exercise Science) joined Watson in the tech fall club, claiming a 20-2 triumph at 165 pounds.
Jeremy Walters (Sr., University Park, Ill., Exercise Science) needed just 2:20 to have the mat slapped for a pin over Dominick Fadden at 174 pounds. Neither side had a 184-pound grappler in competition and then the evening concluded with 197-pounder Dane Jones (So., Oskaloosa, Iowa) rolling past Joel Deere for a 12-3 major decision, while heavyweight Matthew Cuthbert (So., Yucaipa, Calif., Sociology) flattened and pinned Dallas Knoop in a time of 4:56.
125–John Altieri (WPU) won by fall over Daniel Lin, 1:24 (6-0)
133–Andrew Cox (WC) won by fall over Tommy Rios, 4:59 (6-6)
141–Taylor Lehman (WC) won by decision over Fabian Rodriguez, 7-0 (6-9)
149–Brad Watson (WPU) won by technical fall over Dustin Samudio, 19-3 (11-9)
157–Logan Loftus (WPU) won by fall over Dario Gamino, 1:19 (17-9)
165–Austinn Goin (WPU) won by technical fall over Austin Roys, 20-2 (22-9)
174–Jeremy Walters (WPU) won by fall over Dominick Fadden, 2:20 (28-9)
197–Dane Jones (WPU) won by major decision over Joel Deere, 12-3 (32-9)
285–Matthew Cuthbert (WPU) won by fall over Dallas Knoop, 4:56 (38-9)