Prepping for Wednesday's Class 1A-2A East Region Dual Meet championship, Patterson Mill wrestlers were on the mat Monday at Edgewood, where the Huskies defeated the Rams, 45-25.
The Huskies were recipients of five Edgewood forfeits, while neither team had a wrestler for the 285-pound weight class. In contested matches, Edgewood held an 5-3 edge.
Winners for the Rams were Breal Madison, 11-2 over Michael DeFazio at 113; Ariq Nixon, pin Gavin Adams in 5:19 at 138; Andru Nixon, pin DJ Bowling in :30 at 160; Timothy Blackman, pin Chuck Alevato in 1:26 at 182; and David Coates, 10-5 over Joe King at 220.
Contested winners for Patterson Mill were Alex Bosley, 4-0 over Zach McEwan at 145; Will Stamathis, pin Nolan Moore in :38 at 170; and David Single, pin Chase McCannon in :32 at 220.
Forfeit winners for the Huskies were Michael Mass, 106; Colin McDonald, 120; Brent Iwanowski, 126; Jake Nikkila, 132; and Sean Reddish, 152.
Patterson Mill and Harford Tech will both compete in the 1A-2A East duals at top seed North Caroline on Wednesday. The Cobras (#2) and Huskies (#3) will meet one semifinal, while North Caroline will meet North East (#4) in the other at 5:30 p.m. Winners will meet soon after semifinals for region title.
Bel Air has also qualified for the 3A-4A East duals at top seed Old Mill. The Bobcats (#2) will face South River, while Old Mill will battle Glenelg (#4) in semifinal action. Winners will meet for region title.
Patriots fall in MIAA final
John Carroll's bid at an Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association dual meet championship was denied Friday night at McDonogh.
The Patriots won six of 14 bouts and dropped the title meet, 32-24.
John Carroll jumped ahead with CJ Skokowski's 8-7 win over Caden Mareno at 120. McDonogh answered at 126 with Grant Gorvett winning by tech fall, 25-9, over Eric Ashton. Zach Dwyer countered for the Patriots with his own tech fall, beating Alexander Kline, 15-0, at 132.
Leading 8-5, John Carroll saw its lead quickly diminish. McDonogh won the next three bouts; Quinn Devaney over Brian Chalmers, 7-3, at 138; Sam Martino over Steve Jernigan, 6-2, at 145; and Cameron Harrell over Andy Milner, by 28-13 tech fall. The wins gave McDonogh an 16-8 lead.
John Carroll bounced back with two wins. At 160, Austin Ross major decisioned Andrew Hurdle, 8-0, and with Chris Almony's 1:19 pin of Ryan Walsh at 170, led, 18-16.
At 182, McDonogh went back on top as Myles Martin pinned Devin Darrington in :20. McDonogh also got a win at 195 from Brandon Shure, who won 11-3 over Adam Berg. The wins put McDonogh back ahead, 26-18.
Hunter Ritter added a 7-5 decision for John Carroll at 220 over Mike Smith, making it 26-21, but McDonogh added a 6-3 decision at 285 (Wyatt Cook over Christian Scott, 6-3) to slip ahead by eight, 29-21.
John Carroll stayed alive at 106, with Luke Strappelli beating Aidan Welsh, 5-2 in overtime, but McDonogh sealed the win at 113, where Karl Lindsey edged Mike McCabe, 4-3.
The Patriots earned the title shot with their 33-27 win over visiting Mt. St. Joe last Wednesday in front of a crowd of 400.
Ritter sets record
John Carroll senior Hunter Ritter won his 206 career match for the Patriots last week, sending him past former all-time winner Mathew Miller's 204.
Huskies beat Warriors
Friday's wrestling action was limited, but in the one dual meet contested, Patterson Mill rolled over short-handed host Havre de Grace, 63-12.
The Huskies were propelled to a 27-0 lead very quickly. DJ Bowling squeaked past Dayvon Coates, 8-6, at 170 pounds to open the meet and the Huskies added four of six forfeits received in a row. Will Stamathis, 182; Chuck Alevato, 195; Joe King, 220; and David Single, 285, collected the wins.
Both teams forfeited the 106 bout, which set up Havre de Grace's first win at 113. Alex Lloyd continued a solid freshman season with his 3:09 pin of Michael Mass.
Patterson Mill added five more wins, four by pin, before Havre de Grace won its other match. Colin McDonald pinned Jesse Hudler in 1:11 at 120; Brent Iwanowski pinned Luke Butler in 3:45 at 1126; Jake Nikkila pinned Shane Andrews in 5:16 at 132; and Gavin Adams pinned Josh Neary in 4:23 at 138.
Alex Borley added a forfeit at 145 for the Huskies, who also got a forfeit win for Sean Reddish at 160.
At 152, Havre de Grace's Jacob Sweigart built up a double-digit lead over Connor Ries before pinning him in 4:19.
Eagles beat Dulaney
Aberdeen knocked off host Dulaney. 42-36, Thursday, aided by a win in the night's final bout.
The Eagles jumped out to a quick lead, thanks to two forfeit wins for Zachary Cottrell (106), and Caleb Layton (113).
Following a Dulaney pin at 120, Aberdeen added its own pin at 126 with Dylan Morris pinning Carlos Lovo in 2:18.
Dulaney then reeled off three straight wins, all by pin, to put Aberdeen behind, 24-18. The Eagles cut the lead in half at 152, where Jordan Stewart decisioned Tyler Blanton, 6-4.
Two more Dulaney pins put the Eagles behind 36-21, but a win in the final four matches put Aberdeen in the winner column.
Sean Davis started the wins at 182, pinning Quentin Braswell in 4:11. C.J. Allen followed at 195, pinning Andy Wall in 1:25. At 220, Rocko Hillhouse edged Tom Pettinelli, 4-3, to tie the score, 36-36.
Aberdeen heavyweight Ricky Denu then locked up the meet, pinning Chris Martinez in :27.
CMW wins two
In a tri-meet on Thursday, C. Milton Wright beat Milford Mill on criteria after tying, 39-39, and host Kenwood, 48-33. Match results were not provided.