January 30, 2013

Pioneers Wrap up Regular Season

The Alfred State wrestling team won three matches but was slowed down by three forfeits as they closed out the regular season with a 35-12 loss to Mercyhurst North East.

The Pioneers fell behind 23-0 following two forfeits and two Saints victories before Tyler Aldinger (Alexander) earned a 9-6 victory over Nick Miller at 157 lbs.

MNE won the next match at 165 before Conner Fox (Midlakes) pinned Kojo Boadu in 3:24 at 174 lbs.  After the Pioneers final forfeit, Travis Harvey (Alfred Almond) earned a hard fought 6-4 victory over Douglas Lowry at 197 to make it 32-12.

In the final match, Dan Ognibene (Alexander) and Lorenzo Maddox battled into overtime before Maddox earned a 5-3 sudden victory decision.

The Pioneeers have just over a week off before heading to Mercyhurst North East on February 10th for the Region III/Northeast District Championships.