Greensboro College Wrestling Collects Win At Washington & Lee Duals

Wrestling Collects Win At Washington & Lee Duals
from Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director

LEXINGTON, Va.— The Greensboro College wrestling team competed in the Washington & Lee University Duals Monday.

The Pride fell to the host Generals 31-9 and Trine University 46-11 before defeating The Apprentice School 24-21.


Joey Ferigne helped the Pride jump to a 6-0 lead after the Generals had to forfeit the first weight class. Greensboro tacked on one more win over the next nine bouts when Quaevon Cannon defeated Kevin Thole via decision.

Full Results
125 – Joey Ferigne (GC) won by forfeit
133 – Charlie Cunningham (W&L) d. Tony Locke (GC); 5-1
141 – Russ Zimmerman (W&L) d. James Banks (GC); 4-0
149 – Bryce Crew (W&L) d. Ryan Dominique (GC); Fall 0:32
157 – Ryan Luth (W&L) d. Conan Wilson (GC); 12-4
165 – Quaevon Cannon (GC) d. Kevin Thole (W&L); 13-7
174 – Joe Scott (W&L) d. Tyron Dudley (GC); 15-4
184 – Alec Horne (W&L) d. Daniel Pearce (GC); 7-4
197 – Brad Basham (W&L) d. Luis Oropesa (GC); TF, 17-0 (7:00)
285 – Clay Chadwick (W&L) d. Brandon Williams (GC); 3-2

Trine went up early 6-0 after winning the first bout via forfeit, but Locke evened the score after defeating Dominic Pecoraro via fall. Siu claimed Greensboro’s last victory over Trine after defeating Nevan Freestone 21-6 to earn a technical fall.

Full Results
125 – Clinton Wells (TU) won by forfeit
133 – Tony Locke (GC) d. Dominic Pecoraro (TU); Fall 1:10
141 – Caleb Maddox (TU) won by forfeit
149 – Brandon Minear (TU) d. Ryan Dominique (GC); Fall 4:18
157 – Hai Siu (GC) d. Nevan Freestone (TU); TF, 21-6 (5:00)
165 – Franklin Ulrich (TU) d. Michael Jones (GC); 9-1
174 – Nick Miller (TU) d. Quaevon Cannon (GC); Fall 2:55
184 – Luke Carver (TU) d. Daniel Pearce (GC); Fall 1:41
197 – Austin Farrell (TU) d. Carlos Ortega (GC); Fall 2:52
285 – Ethan Simmons (TU) d. Vince Wilson (GC); Fall 4:18

Apprentice grabbed a 6-0 lead in the first bout. Locke won the next bout via decision before the Pride suffered another loss to bring the score to 12-3. The Pride then won four consecutive bouts to take a 15-6 lead. Siu, Michael Jones, Cannon and Dudley recorded wins by decision. Apprentice was able to grab two more wins before Oropesa won by forfeit to score Greensboro’s final points.

Final Results
125 – Colton Messick (APP) d. Joey Ferigne (GC); Inj Def. 5:00
133 – Tony Locke (GC) d. Kolin Johnson (APP); 8-3
141 – Shalek Colon (APP) d. James Banks (GC); Inj. Def. 1:35
149 – Hai Siu (GC) d. William Heath (APP); 10-4
157 – Michael Jones (GC) d. Tyler Allen (APP); TF, 21-6 (7:00)
165 – Quaevon Cannon (GC) d. Gilbert Owens (APP); 7-2
174 – Tyron Dudley (GC) d. Jeremy Moseley (APP); 13-3
184 – William Sorey (APP) d. Anthony Clavijo (GC); Fall 2:33
197 – Luis Oropesa (GC) won by forfeit
285 – Ross Graham (APP) d. Brandon Williams (GC); 6-1

The Pride will be back in action in the new year on Jan. 4 for the NWCA National Duals in Louisville, Ky.

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