If opposing coaches had something to say to McDonogh’s Pete Welch before his team faced Wyoming Seminary (Pa.) in the final of the 30th annual Haswell M. Franklin Gilman Duals on Saturday afternoon in Roland Park, it would probably be to wish him good luck.
After all, the Pennsylvania school is ranked second nationally by natprepwrestling.com and poses problems for opponents up and down a powerful lineup.
In spite of Wyoming Seminary's stellar record and reputation, No. 1 McDonogh did not back down. The Eagles stayed close, cutting the lead to six points with four bouts remaining before the Blue Knights pulled away for a 36-24 victory.
“We would have to do...