Punxsy Grapplers Fall to Clarion Wednesday

Blake Bizhousky
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (EYT) – Thanks to pins from Mike LeFay, Colton Rapp, Ben Smith, Logan Dehner and Sterling Conner, the Clarion High School wrestling team rolled to a 49-18 win at Punxsutawney Wednesday night.

LeFay picked up a pin late (5:20) in his bout with Stone Smith at 152 pounds, Rapp got his pin early (1:09) over Conner Giavedoni at 160 pounds as did Dehner (1:05) at 106 pounds over Jacob Good with Smith and Conner picking up second-period falls. Smith pinned Jacob Shuckers in 2:53 at 195 pounds and Conner pinned Zach May in 2:39 at 145 pounds.

Clarion also got an 18-9 major decision by Seth Nellis over Caleb Harvey at 170 pounds and an 8-2 decision from Riley McMasters over Caleb Bender at 138 pounds. The Bobcats also picked up 12 points via forfeits at 126 pounds and 132 pounds.

Punxsutawney recorded one pin with Alexander Neal needing 1:06 to beat Justin Goodman at heavyweight.

Picking up decisions for the Chucks were John Mark Miller, 5-2, at 182 pounds over Bryce Klawhun and Blake Bizousky, 10-5, at 220 pounds over Tommy Wurster. Punxsutawney also recorded six points for a forfeit at 120 pounds.

Neither squad was able to produce a wrestler at 113 pounds.

Clarion Area Hs (CAH) 49.00 Punxsutawney Area Hs (PAH) 18.00

152: Mike LeFay (CAH) over Stone Smith (PAH) (Fall 5:20)
160: Colton Rapp (CAH) over Connor Giavedoni (PAH) (Fall 1:09)
170: Seth Nellis (CAH) over Caleb Harvey (PAH) (MD 18-9)
182: John Mark Miller (PAH) over Bryce Klawhun (CAH) (Dec 5-2)
195: Ben Smith (CAH) over Jacob Shuckers (PAH) (Fall 2:53)
220: Blake Bizousky (PAH) over Tommy Wurster (CAH) (Dec 10-5)
285: Alexander Neal (PAH) over Justin Goodman (CAH) (Fall 1:06)
106: Logan Dehner (CAH) over Jacob Good (PAH) (Fall 1:05)
113: Double Forfeit
120: Jake Skarbek (PAH) over (CAH) (For.)
126: Ezekiel Brewer (CAH) over (PAH) (For.)
132: Frank Weber (CAH) over (PAH) (For.)
138: Riley McMasters (CAH) over Caleb Bender (PAH) (Dec 8-2)
145: Sterling Conner (CAH) over Zach May (PAH) (Fall 2:39)

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