Mustangs buck Sailors
MERCER — The Lakeview boys basketball team let a 16-10 halftime lead slip away as Region 2 opponent Mercer downed the Sailors 34-30 on Thursday night.
Mercer held the Sailors to just five points in the fourth quarter while scoring 13.
Brandon Rice was the top scorer for Lakeview (5-8, 1-4 Region 2) with a dozen points. Zach Van Dusen, Dalton Richeal, Jake Doddo and Matt Partridge followed with four apiece. Partridge led the team with seven rebounds.
With the win, Mercer improved to 6-7 overall and 2-4 in the region.
Trojans best Bulldogs
ERIE — On Wednesday, Aaron Ehgott and Kyle Luben both picked up big wins, but that was all the Meadville wrestling team had to celebrate while falling to Region 4 opponent McDowell 51-7.
McDowell led 38-0 when it got to 113. There, Meadville’s Aaron Ehrgott notched a 2-0 decision over Charlie Lenox, who had beaten Ehgott 5-3 in the Tool City semifinals a couple weeks ago.
Two bouts later, Kyle Luben racked up an 11-3 major decision against 126-pound opponent Benji Yates.
Hornets sting Sailors
STONEBORO — On Wednesday, the Hickory wrestling team rolled out to a 27-0 lead on its way to a 52-24 Region 1 victory over Lakeview.
Scoring wins for the Sailors were Owen Clayton at 120, who pinned Dylan Fox in 2:50; Marquis Spence at 195, who pinned Ethan Thomas in 1:53; Andrew Clayton, who pinned Brad Garmen in 1:27; and heavyweight Sam Breese, who scored a 38-second pin over Gary Facemeyer.