February 16, 2013 7:00 a.m. ERIE —
McLane has a dozen in semis
The General McLane wrestling team suffered just two losses in the quarterfinal round yesterday. The Lancers will have 12 wrestlers in today’s semifinals.
Joe Wheeling (106), Alex Thayer (195) and Jake Baker (220) each advanced thanks to a bye.
Keller Watkins (126), Mike Sutton (152), Chris Laird (182) and Ian Mallory (285) each won their quarterfinal bouts via pin.
Deane Twitchell grabbed a 10-1 major over East’s James Carr at 132. And Ken Stoll, at 138, scored a 13-5 major over Titusville’s Easton Hogue.
Winning by decision was 113-pounder Hunter Hendricks (2-0 over Central’s Kyle Nash), 160-pounder Ossie Bowers (6-1 over Central’s Daquan Pope), and 170-pounder Tyler Hendricks (10-3 over East’s Austin Thompson).
Trio leads Rockets
Titusville will have three wrestlers still striving for gold when the Class AAA tournament resumes today.
Kaleb Chase was a 6-2 winner over Meadville’s Derek Ridgeway at 113.
At 160, Ehrin Lee notched a pin in 2:47 over Meadville’s Patrick Adams.
And at 170, Xavier DeRose was a winner by fall in 48 seconds over East’s Deyshawn Carr.