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Marriotts Ridge wrestling knocks off Howard, 50-17

Marriotts Ridge 138-pounder Thomas Olsen, shown here pinning in a trimeet against Mt. Hebron earlier this week, won again on Thursday against Howard to lead the Mustangs to victory.

Continuing its strong start to the 2013-2014 season, Marriotts Ridge (2-2) routed Howard (2-1), 50-17, Thursday night.

The Mustangs have only lost to undefeated powers Reservoir and River Hill, both in close matches.


"Marriotts Ridge is going to have a great season this year," Reservoir coach Andrew McIntyre said after his team's 39-31 win over the Mustangs on Tuesday night. "I knew they were going to be better than they've been the last couple of years ... they don't have any quitters on the team, they're just tough kids."

On Thursday night, Kyle Wiggins (113), Will Parks (126), Zach Moody (132), Michael Bernal (170) and Scott Desautelle (220) scored pins to lead the Mustangs.


The match featured a showdown between two of the best freshmen lightweights in the state, as Howard's Darian Kassiri defeated previously unbeaten Chris Spano, 11-4, at 106.

In other matches between top wrestlers, Howard's Bryan Crumback (145) defeated Marriotts Ridge's Andrew Blalock, 17-7, and Marriotts Ridge's Omar Delen (152) edged Howard's Colin Hawes, 3-1.

Nicholas Williams (120) scored the Lions' only pin.

Marriotts Ridge 50, Howard 17
285: Alex Zaldo (MR) wbf.
106: Darian Kassiri (Ho) dec. Chris Spano (MR), 11-4.
113: Kyle Wiggins (MR) pin Kyle Williamson (Ho), 2:32.
120: Nicholas Williams (Ho) pin Romtin Habibi (MR), :52.
126: Will Parks (MR) pin Jacob Kohen (Ho), 2:41.
132: Zach Moody (MR) pin Noah Cincotta (Ho), 2:00.
138: Thomas Olsen (MR) maj. Andrew Meade (Ho), 9-0.
145: Bryan Crumback (Ho) maj. Andrew Blalock (MR), 17-7.
152: Omar Delen (MR) dec. Colin Hawes (Ho), 3-1.
160: Chris McTague (MR) dec. Michael Patton (Ho), 6-0.
170: Michael Bernal (MR) pin Daniel Lee (Ho), 1:35.
182: Jared Rodriguez (Ho) maj. Ben Switlick (MR), 14-2.
195: Chris Park (MR) maj. Michael Moran (Ho), 11-1.
220: Scott Desautelle (MR) pin Justin Hipp (Ho), 4:52.

Around the league

Centennial 57, Long Reach 20
132: Steven Harrison (LR) pin Savya Konkalmatt ©, 3:41.
138: Justin Pruitt (LR) dec. Nick Cooper (C), 4-3.
145: Austin Kraisser (C) inj. def. Konnor Kick (LR).
152: Sameh Boulos (C) pin Troy Douglas (LR), 2:57.
160: Sean Aase (LR) tech. Mark Horton (C), 6:00/18-3.
170: Joseph Shapiro (C) dec. Jacob Kim (LR), 7-1.
182: George Morcos (C) pin Tim Cho (LR), 3:05.
195: Steven Wysocki (C) pin Manny Villar (LR), 1:31.
220: Deon Williams (LR) pin Carlos Lucero (C), 3:48.
285: Tyler Boettcher (C) pin Phillip Watters (LR), 1:14.
106: Cameron Neilon (C) wbf.
113: Dong Seo (C) wbf.
120: Matthew Nickell (C) wbf.
126: Ammar Narmouq (C) pin Josh Lancaster (LR), 4:34.

Mt. Hebron 63, Atholton 13


Jimmy Hayden (MH) pin Sean Divver (A), 1:09.



Jeff Hayden (MH) wbf.


Josh Pickens (A) maj. Alex Bisant (MH), 14-4.


Eloy Flores (MH) pin Altamirano (A), 2:37.



Jake Norton (MH) dec. Scotty Dejames (A), 7-2.


Connor Strunk (MH) pin Phil Frazier (A), 3:22.


Zach Smith (A) dec. Stefen Chavis (MH), 7-2.



Matt Murphy (MH) wbf.


Cody Cashmark (MH) wbf.


Brian Rodriguez (A) pin Austin Day (MH), 3:17.



Ryan Hassan (MH) wbf.

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Nicholas Suri (MH) wbf.


Mike Olson (MH) wbf.



Josh Kendrick (MH) wbf.

Reservoir 37, Oakland Mills 25