Grapplers fall to Beca, Stroudsburg
The Emmaus wrestling team opened the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference season last week with a pair of losses.
The Hornets fell to Stroudsburg in the dual-meet season opener and then lost to Bethlehem Catholic the next night.
Thursday, Dec. 14
The defending state champ Golden Hawks beat the Hornets 55-10.
After Joe Barno (285) earned a pin to open the match, Bethleehem Catholic won all but one of the next 13 bouts.
Barno earned a pin over Mike Maldanado in a minute and five seconds. Teammate Gabe Ayala (126) picked up a major decision over Tyler Blatnick, 8-0.
Bethlehem Catholic 55, Emmaus 9
285: Joe Barno (E) pinned Mike Maldonado in 1:05
106: Nate Lackman (BC) dec. Peyton Brown, 6-1
113: Matt Mayer (BC) tech. fall Kordell Waiters, 18-3 in 4:39
120: Matt Lackman (BC) pinned Matt Leskowsky in 3:56
126: Gabe Ayala (E) maj. dec. Tyler Blatnick, 8-0
132: Kenny Herrmann (BC) tech. fall Jacob Hexamer, 17-2 in 1:54
138: Jarred Papcsy (BC) dec. Jackson Karrat, 9-5
145: Cole Handlovic (BC) tech. fall Conner Carter, 26-11 in 4:06
152: Matt Arciuolo (BC) inj. def. Anuj Arora
160: Luca Frinzi (BC) dec. Caden Wright, 2-0
170: Joe Kurtz (BC) pinned Andrew Migliore in 1:15
182: Tavion Banks (BC) dec. Bryce Ebinger, 10-5
195: Robert Spezza (BC) pinned Liam Dottery in :47
220: Nate Andrew (BC) maj. dec. Luigi Mannino,13-5
Wednesday, Dec. 13
The Hornets lost to Stroudsburg 58-13.
Emmaus lost 10 bouts in the match, dropping six of them by fall.
Emmaus Peyton Brown (106) pinned his Mountaineer opponent in 2:26, while teammates Jackson Karrat (138) and Luigi Mannino (220) also picked up wins.
Stroudsburg 58, Emmaus 13
106: Peyton Brown (E) pinned Josh Jasionowicz in 2:26
113: Jeffrey Pasciak (S) tech. fall Kordell Waiters, 18-3 in 5:21
120: Cameron Enriquez (S) pinned Matt Leskowsky in :29
126: Patrick Noonan (S) pinned Gabe Ayala in 1:26
132: Anthony Mangione (S) pinned Jacob Hexamer in 1:07
138: Jackson Karrat (E) maj. dec. Andrew Schneider, 10-0
145: Colin Murphy (S) tech. fall Conner Carter, 19-4 in 5:47
152: Zack Orsargos (S) pinned Anuj Arora in 2:42
160: Lenny Pinto (S) dec. Caden Wright, 12-5
170: Jarrett Canfield (S) pinned Andrew Migliore in 3:59
182: Juwan Little (S) pinned Bryce Ebinger in 5:19
195: Aaron Messina (S) won by fft.
220: Luigi Mannino (E) dec. Carlos Duggan 4-3 (SV-1)
285: Sami Khamis (S) dec. Joseph Barno, 3-1