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Storm Finish 2-1 at Quad Meet

Storm Finish 2-1 at Quad Meet

PAINESVILLE, Ohio—The Lake Erie College wrestling team won two-of-three matches Saturday (Nov. 23) at the Lake Erie Quad meet.  Three Storm wrestlers finished the day at 3-0 and two went 2-1. 

The Storm defeated Alderson-Broaddus College and 10th-ranked University of Indianapolis but fell to 13th-ranked Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) foe Ashland University.

Dylan Kager (Shalersville, Ohio/Crestwood), Nate Ball (Wadsworth, Ohio/Wadsworth) and Zak Vargo (Stow, Ohio/Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy) went 3-0 on the day while Evan Rosborough (Concord Twp., Ohio/Riverside) and Austin Gillihan (Corry, Pa./Corry Area) went 2-1.

The Storm started the quad with a 29-14 win over Alderson-Broaddus.  Justin Smith (Canal Falls, Ohio/Northwest), Ball, Vargo and Bobby Zappitelli (Painesville, Twp., Ohio/Lake Catholic) picked up decisions in their matches.  Gillihan picked up a major decision at 133-pounds while Kager and Rosborough had pinfalls at 141 and 197-pounds, respectively.

In the second contest of the day, the Storm fell to 13th-ranked Ashland.  Kager picked up a major decision at 141-pounds while Ball, Vargo and Dylan Zivcic (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor/Lakeland) won by decision. 

The Storm concluded the day with a 31-13 win over 10th-ranked Indianapolis.  Gillihan and Kager started the match with back-to-back technical falls while Rosborough had his second pinfall victory of the day.  Ball, Vargo and Zivcic won their matches by decision.

The Storm are off until Dec. 7 when they travel to Newberry, S.C. for the Newberry Duals. 

Lake Erie College 29 Alderson-Broaddus College 14

125: Cody Buchanan (AB) wins by forfeit

133: Austin Gillihan (LEC) md. Jason West (AB), 15-0

141: Dylan Kager (LEC) fall Samuel Jones (AB), 2:18

149: Justin Smith (LEC) d. Tyler Cross (AB), 3-2

157: Nate Ball (LEC) d. Cody Spinks (AB), 8-6

165: Zak Vargo (LEC) d. Keith Stednitz (AB), 3-0

174: Davis Solak (AB) fall Dylan Zivcic (LEC), 1:46

184: Garrett Onderko (AB) d. Jacob White (LEC), 8-4

197: Evan Rosborough (LEC) fall Nick Nester (AB), 1:40

285: Bobby Zappitelli  (LEC) d. Taylor Ortiz (AB), 3-0


Ashland University 27 Lake Erie College 13

125: Johnny Maurice (AU) wins by forfeit

133: Michael Labry (AU) d. Austin Gillihan (LEC), 8-1

141: Dylan Kager (LEC) md. Ty Davis (AU), 11-3

149: Brent Fickel (AU) fall Tom McVicker (LEC), 1:30

157: Nate Ball (LEC) d. Kyle Burns (AU), 4-3

165: Zak Vargo (LEC) d. Jake Piatt, 3-2

174: Dylan Zivcic (LEC) d. Luke Cramer (AU), 7-3

184: Bryson Hall (AU) d. Tyler Tesny (LEC), 7-5

197: Joe Brandt (AU) d. Evan Rosborough (LEC), 3-2

285: Tyler Houska (AU) fall Bobby Zappitelli (LEC), 3:00


Lake Erie College 31 University of Indianapolis 13

125: Alex Johns (UI) wins by forfeit

133: Austin Gillihan (LEC) tech fall Trace Plaugher (UI), 15-0

141: Dylan Kager (LEC) tech fall Andrew Frey (UI), 15-0

149: Cameryn Brady (UI) md. Justin Smith (LEC) 20-8

157: Nathan Ball (LEC) d. Shledon Struble (UI), 4-3

165: Zak Vargo (LEC) d. Jeff Weiss (UI), 6-2

174: Dylan Zivcic (LEC) d. Shelby Mappes (UI), 13-10

184: Chevy Farris (LEC) wins by forfeit

197: Evan Rosborough (LEC) fall Jared Boehm (UI), 1:21

285: Evan Wooding (UI) d. Bobby Zapitelli (LEC), 3-1