FINDLAY, Ohio- The Lake Erie College Storm wrestling team completed a GLIAC back-to-back on Saturday (Feb. 4) night against the University of Findlay Roughnecks. The #10 Roughnecks defeated the #12 Storm 39-7.
Findlay opened the match with six points after a Lake Erie forfeit at 125 pounds. Devin Rogers followed with a 10-8 decision over Lake Erie's Andrew Lieb (Pataskala, Ohio / Watkins) at 133 pounds.
141-pounder Zach Ruggles (Marietta, N.Y. / Marcellus) fell to Josh Wimer for the Roughnecks by fall in the second period.
In the battle between the top two ranked in at 149 pounds, #1 Nick Goebel defeated #2 Nick Boggs (Concord, Ohio / Riverside) by a 4-0 decision.
157-pounder Conner Nemec (Mantua, Ohio /Crestwood) fell to James Wimer by a 5-2 decision.
Findlay got another six points at 165 pounds with a forfeit. Sonny Lucas (Brecksville-Broadview Heights, Ohio / Brecksville-Broadview Heights) fell to #5 Bradley Metz by fall at the 2:26 mark at 174 pounds.
#11 Tyler Hughes (Brunswick, Ohio / Brunswick) got the Storm on the board with a 8-2 decision over Charles Wells at 184 pounds.
197-pounder Evan Rosborough (Concord Township, Ohio / Riverside) followed Hughes with a 8-0 major decision over Chancellor Sonnenberg.
Heavyweight Zach Wood (Clarkston, Mich. / Oxford / Limestone) fell to Luke Fleming by fall in the first round.
The Storm will return to the mat on February 15th against Gannon at home for Senior Night.
#10 Findlay 39, #12 Lake Erie 7
125 – Schuyler Phillips wins by forfeit
133 – Devin Rogers (UF) dec. Andrew Lieb (LEC) 10-8
141 – Josh Wimer (UF) fall Zach Ruggles (LEC) 4:49
149 – #1 Nick Goebel (UF) dec. #2 Nick Boggs (LEC) 4-0
157 – James Wimer (UF) dec. Conner Nemac (LEC) 5-2
165 – Alonzo Turner (UF) wins by forfeit
174 – #5 Bradley Metz (UF) fall Sonny Lucas (LEC) 2:26
184 – #11 Tyler Hughes (LEC) dec. Charles Wells (UF) 8-2
197 – Evan Rosborough (LEC) maj. dec. Chancellor Sonnenberg (UF) 8-0
285 – Luke Fleming (UF) fall Zach Wood (LEC) 1:16