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PRESS PHOTO BY DON HERBEmmaus’ Peyton Brown pinned his opponent during his team’s loss to Northampton Friday night. Copyright - Don Herb 2017_ PRESS PHOTO BY DON HERBEmmaus’ Peyton Brown pinned his opponent during his team’s loss to Northampton Friday night. Copyright - Don Herb 2017_

Hornet wrestlers are headed to EPC tourney

Sunday, January 28, 2018 by The Press in Sports

Emmaus took fourth place at the Denver Duals last weekend at Cocalico High School.

The Hornets opened the tournament with a 55-21 win over Wyomissing. The Hornets fell to the hosts 41-35 in the second round. They beat Wilson 36-28 in the third round and fell to Garden Spot in the third place match, 40-24.

Emmaus dropped a dual meet to Northampton last Friday, 55-15.

Peyton Brown (106) and Kordell Waiters (113) both earned pins for Emmaus. Caden Wright (160) was the only other Hornet winner in the match with a 6-1 decision.

Heading into Wednesday’s final Eastern Pennsylvania Conference match against Whitehall (3-3), Emmaus (3-4) is in sixth place in Division B of the EPC. Saturday the conference holds it’s championship match and crossover matches at Easton Middle School. Bethlehem Catholic will take on Nazareth in the 7 p.m. finals, but the rest of the league will match up with a corresponding team in the other division. Heading into this week, Allen (2-5) was the seventh-place team in Division A and one of Emmaus’ likely opponents Saturday. Others could be fifth-place Freedom (3-3), sixth-place Pocono Mountain East (3-4) and eighth-place Dieruff (1-5).