Tech trumps Elkton, Rising Sun at Friday wrestling meet

The Harford Tech Cobras came away from a Friday tri-meet at their home gym with victories over the Elkton and Rising Sun teams.

The hosts defeated Rising Sun, 41-30, and Elkton, 54-21.

In the 11-point victory over Rising Sun, the Cobras got their first win at 220 pounds when Thomas Getachew pinned Austin Young at the 1:27 mark.

The Cobras' 106-pound grappler Andy Schwarz defeated Ryan Maes by pin fall at 5:25.

Brendan Hayes won the 120-pound contest for Harford Tech, pinning Josh Wassin in 5:30.

Andrey Kalwa took a victory at 138 pounds, beating Rising Sun's Joe Juergens by 3-1 decision.

Tyler Butler defeated Rising Sun's James Baranski by 13-4 major decision in the 145-pound matchup.

Sam Cook earned the Cobras a victory at 160 pounds, dispatching Tyler Jones by 13-3 major decision.

Eric Cornelius notched Harford Tech's final victory of the evening, as he pinned Max Foppiano in 3:40.

After starting with a forfeit victory against Elkton in the 195-pound bout, the Cobras got their first proper victory in the 220-pound matchup, which saw Getachew pin Charles Reese in just 32 seconds.

Schwarz won the 106-pound bout, defeating Josh Taylor by pin fall at 1:16.

In the 126-pound matchup, Hayes defeated Bryce Byrd by 5-2 decision.

At 132, Johnathan Lechert pinned Chase Kincaid 37 seconds into the match.

Tyler Butler took the 145-pound contest with a pin of Allahjah Sorden at the 1:25 mark.

Austin Bulger posted a victory in the 182-pound bout, beating Jude Boadi by pin fall in 4:56.

Aberdeen falls to North East

Competing on the road in a Friday dual meet, the Aberdeen Eagles suffered a 45-30 defeat at the hands of host North East.

The Eagles' first victory of the meet came in the 170-pound bout, which was won by Frank Jiogo, who pinned his North East opponent at 3:55.

Aberdeen 113-pound wrestler Marcos Colon-Pappaterra won his bout by pin fall in 1:37.

Aberdeen took the 126-pound matchup, with Billy Morris winning via pin in just 26 seconds.

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