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#8 Storm Falls at #19 UPJ

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

JOHNSTOWN, Pa.—The eighth-ranked Lake Erie College wrestling team fell at 19th-ranked University of Pittsburgh- Johnstown 24-13 Friday evening (Feb. 6).

After a forfeit at 125-pounds, Ian Ross (Newark, N.Y./Newark) fell to Corey Bush 1-0 at 133-pounds.  At 141-pounds Nick Boggs (Concord, Ohio/Concord) fell to sixth-ranked Sam Hanau by decision, 8-2.  Chayse Csongedi (Parma, Ohio/Parma) fell to Cole Landowski by a narrow 3-2 decision at 149-pounds.

The Storm picked up their first win of the night at 157-pounds, where Christian Baughman (Wadsworth, Ohio/Wadsworth) picked up a 14-4 major decision over Boe Bonzo.

Matt Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston) pulled off a 2-1 upset over seventh-ranked Tyler Reinhart at 165-pounds to cut the lead to seven.

Nicholas Vandermeer (Clarkston, Mich./Clarkston) fell to John Blakenship 7-0 at 174-pounds.

Zev Green (Marysville, Ohio/Marysville) scored a 7-4 decision over Adam Nickelson at 184-pounds.  Tyler Hughes (Brunswick, Ohio/Brunswick) followed up Green's victory with a 5-2 decision over Forest Tuttle at 197-pounds.

Noah Hosking (Milford, Mich./Milford) fell to D.J. Sims via pinfall in the heavyweight bout.

The Storm is back in action Saturday (Feb. 7) when they face 14th-ranked Kutztown University.


#8 Lake Erie College at #19 University of Pittsburgh- Johnstown

125: Evan Link (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) over Unknown (For.)

133: Corey Bush (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) over Ian Ross (Lake Erie College) (Dec 1-0)

141: Sam Hanau (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) over Nick Boggs (Lake Erie College) (Dec 8-2)

149: Colin Landowski (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) over Chayse Csongedi (Lake Erie College) (Dec 3-2)

157: Christian Baughman (Lake Erie College) over Boe Bonzo (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) (MD 13-4)

165: Matt Vandermeer (Lake Erie College) over Tyler Reinhart (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) (TB-1 2-1)

174: John Blankenship (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) over Nick Vandermeer (Lake Erie College) (Dec 7-0)

184: Zev Green (Lake Erie College) over Adam Nickleson (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) (Dec 7-4)

197: Tyler Hughes (Lake Erie College) over Forrest Tuttle (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) (Dec 5-2)

285: Damon Sims (Pittsburgh-Johnstown) over Noah Hosking (Lake Erie College) (Fall 5:52)

Team Score: UPJ 24 LEC 13