The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

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December 20, 2012

Mustang grapplersrally past Tigers

Medina Journal-Register — Putting together a late flurry of four pins, Medina rallied past visiting Akron 42-39 Wednesday leaving both teams at 2-1 in Niagara-Orleans League wrestling action.

Trailing 27-15, Medina rallied into a 36-27 lead after three straight pins by Jessie Tabor (132), Austin Heideman (138) and Ben Howell (145).

The Mustangs then moved out to an unbeatable 42-33 lead with just one bout remaining after a pin by Rob Wendt (160).

Akron had jumped out to a 12-0 lead at the outset after pins by Nick Paolucci (182) and Joey Sarow (195).

A decision win by Matt Montesanti (285) and a first period pin by Brennen Callara (106) did rally Medina back to within two at 17-15 but Akron pulled back out to what proved to be a short lived 27-15 advantage after a third period pin by Ethan Pequeen (113) and a major decision win by Matt Febelkorn (120).

Medina though came battling back starting with a decision win by Nick Erway (126) followed by a third period pin by Tabor, back-to-back first period falls by Heideman and Howell and capped off by a a second period pin by Wendt.

Medina next hosts Lyndonville in a non league match at 5 p.m. Friday which will also be Alumni Night.

Roy-Hart 57, Barker 17

MIDDLEPORT - Pins by Cameron Swick (103), William Jensen (138), Travis Kelkenberg (170) and Alex Jensen (220) sparked Roy-Hart to a 57-17 victory over visiting Barker.

Jake Stern (113), Zach Bickle (145) and Clayton Smith also all earned decison wins for Roy-Hart which improves to 2-0.

Barker, which slips to 0-3, got a technical fall win by Brett Bachman (99) and decision wins by Kyl Ariayn (182) and Brandon Alt (195).

Newfane 50, Albion 33

ALBION - Consecutive pins by Clayton Cleveley (106), Jordan Tamarre (113) and Tyler Gerhardt (120) to open the match ignited Newfane to a 50-33 victory over Albion.

Cyrus Simons (145), Josh Seib (220) and Casey Kubiniec (285) also all registered pins for the Panthers and Nate Martin (138) added a technical fall win.

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