Aberdeen sweeps tri-meet to lead Wednesday's full day on the mat

There was plenty of action on the mats Wednesday as most of Harford County's wrestling teams were in action.

In the lone tri-meet of the day, Aberdeen got the best of Havre de Grace, 54-30, and Perryville, 54-21, at Havre de Grace. Perryville downed Havre de Grace, 36-30.


In the win over Havre de Grace, Aberdeen was boosted to a 24-0 lead on four forfeits. C.J. Allen, 195 pounds; Rocko Hillhouse, 220; Ricky Denu, 285; and Zach Cottrell, 106, collected the wins.

Alex Lloyd started a string of three wins for the Warriors at 113, pinning Caleb Layton in 3:41. Jesse Hudler followed with a pin at 120, stopping Alex Mathoniere in 1:25. Shane Andrews added a forfeit win at 126.

Aberdeen responded by winning the next four bouts, sealing the win. Dylan Morris started with a forfeit win at 132. Brandon Gurosko then pinned Luke Butler in 2:53 at 138 and Evan Smith decked Josh Neary in 1:11 at 145. Jordan Stewart closed the wins, pinning Adner Santiago in 1:28 at 152.

The Warriors added two more wins at 160 and 170. Jacob Sweigart put away Nathan Reed in :41 at 160 and Dayvon Coates came from a 4-2 deficit to pin Ishmael Wright in 5:44 at 170.

Shawn Davis accepted another forfeit for the Eagles at 182 to close the match.

The Eagles then turned their focus toward Perryville and, again, got off to a fast start.

Hillhouse edged Aengus Vervier, 4-3, at 220 to begin the match and heavyweight Denu pinned Jorge Negron in 1:41. Layton added a 5-0 decision at 106 over Ryan Berger for a 12-0 Aberdeen lead.

Three Perryville wins put the Panthers up, 18-12. Kole Dobash pinned Cottrell in 3:17 at 113 and Hunter Zacerous put away Mathoniere in :31 at 120. Jarrett Hunter was awarded a forfeit at 126 for Perryville.

Aberdeen then won seven of the final eight bouts to pull away. Brandon Gurosko accepted a forfeit at 132 and Morris pinned Brady Krahn in 3:01 at 138. Evam Smith added a pin at 145, stopping Cjris Campbell in 2:56.

Perryville added its final win at 152 with Eugene Zacerous beating Stewart, 13-9, in a back-and-forth bout.

Aberdeen won the final four bouts. Chris Madera pinned Kyle Woodie in just :13 at 160, while the Eagles won the next three by forfeit - Wright, 170; Davis, 182; and Allen, 195.

In Perryville's win over Havre de Grace, the teams traded two forfeits each, had two weight classes double forfeited and Perryville wins the final bout by forfeit to claim victory.

In the contested bouts, Perryville held a 4-3 edge.

Hunter Zacerous won a 5:45 pin over Hudler at 120 and Campbell beat Santiago, 12-7, at 145. Krahn, despite losing his lunch and using up all the allowed injury time, edged Neary, 13-10, at 138. Woodie earned the Panthers other win at 160, overcoming a 6-1 deficit to pin John Horniak in 4:48.


For Havre de Grace, Andrews won, 4-2, over Hunter at 126, while Lloyd continued his dominance at 113, pinning Dobash in 1:16.

Sweigart was equally impressive at 152, winning convincingly over Eugene Zacerous, 11-4.

Hawks beat Rams

North Harford won nine of 13 weight classes in a 54-24 win over visiting Edgewood. The 14th weight class, 106, was double forfeited.

In contested matches, the Hawks won six, all by pin. Keith Schmidt pinned Zach McEwan in :59 at 145; Trevor Smith pinned Kyle Moore in 1:37 at 152; Angelo Koulatsos pinned Nolan Moore in 1:50 at 170; Greg Fiackos pinned Tim Blackman in :58 at 182; Matt Johnson pinned Chase McCannon in 1:47 at 220; and Austin Floyd pinned Christian Epps in :26 at 285.

Edgewood's four wins were also all pins. Winners were Breal Madison over Finn Bucci in 3:52 at 113; Ariq Nixon over Brayden Shue in 3:47 at 138; Andru Nixon over JT Kidd in 5:01 at 160; and David Coates over Brady Bobbin in 3:33 at 195.

Paul Johnson, 120; Dominic Barbera, 126; and Will Sadowski, 132, added forfeit wins for the Hawks.

Mustangs beat Mariners

C. Milton Wright knocked off the short-handed visiting Joppatowne Mariners, 45-17.

The Mustangs were given seven wins by forfeit and two additional weight classes were double forfeited.

Of the five contested bouts, Joppatowne won four. Trevon Marglin won an 14-5 major decision over Brad Sprinkle at 120, while Francis Ibe edged Tyler Cover, 5-2, at 152. Cory Adams added an 11-2 major decision at 160 over Ned Cassilly and Fadehan Kolewale pinned Mason Herzing in 3:12 at 220.

The Mustangs lone contested win came at 113, with Anthony Potter winning 7-5 over Diedrick Smith.

CMW forfeit winners were Ben Anders, 106; Jake Kiley, 126; Dan Zvitkovitz, 132; John Keenan, 138; Ryan Messer, 145; Robbie Wheeler, 170; and Wyatt Graham, 182.

Indians beat Rams

The Edgewood Rams were back on the mat Tuesday, hosting North East in an UCBAC dual meet. The Indians defeated the Rams, 51-26. North East had a 9-5 advantage in bouts won.

Edgewood got off to fast start as Timothy Blackman at 182 and David Coates at 195 won by forfeits.

North East responded with seven straight wins, including four by forfeit.

Ariq Nixon added a win by pin for Edgewood at 138 and Kyle Moore was a 5-1 decision winner at 152.

Andru Nixon was the other winner, pinning in just :22 at 160.