advance 5 to Day 2 at Al Smith
wrestling team advanced five wrestlers to Day 2 of the Al Smith Invitational
at Mishawaka on Thursday.
Four of the five
Trojans finished a perfect 3-0 on the day and will wrestle in the semifinals
Jack Tolin picked
up victories at 132 pounds over Hayden Hooky (Hobart), Ethan Hensley (Bloomingon
South) and Bryton Goering (SB Riley). He will face Jimtown’s Connor Gimson
in the semis.
racked up victories at 182 pounds with wins over Jacob Bondon (Portage),
Julio Navarro (Goshen) and Josue Hill (Zionsville). Davison will face Austin
Faulkner of Mishawaka in the semis.
Andrew Davison got
two fall victories and a tech fall at 195 pounds with wins over Jonathan
Thomas (SB Adams), Richard Bisping (Lowell) and Dustin Hochstetler (Penn).
Davison will face Bellmont’s Caleb Hankenson in the semis.
Eli Pokorney picked
up a win by forfeit to start the day at 220 pounds and then beat Hunter
Jackson (Bloomington South) and James Lewis (Calumet) by fall. Pokorney will
face Andrew VanderWoude of Merrillville in the semis.
The fifth Trojan
participating today is Danny Tolin at 106 pounds. Tolin fell to
Merrillville’s Martin Cruz (15-2) before getting wins over Matt Kline
(Elkhart Memorial), Ethan Eberhart (Jimtown), Karsten Hershberger (Lawrence
North) and Fernando Flores (Goshen).
Tolin will face
Prairie Heights’ Nick Buchanan in the consolation round today.
106 -- Danny Tolin
-- lost dec. Martin Cruz (Merrillville), 15-2; won fall Matt Kline (Elkhart
Memorial), :45; won fall Ethan Eberhart (Jimtown), :24; won fall Karsten
Hershberger (Lawrence North), 4:23; won dec. Fernando Flores (Goshen), 5-3 (ot).
113 -- Ethan
Mahaffey -- won forfeit; lost fall Brock Peele (Portage), :20; won fall
Hrothgar Whitman (SB Riley), :22; lost fall Justin Risten (Rochester), 2:23.
120 -- Chris
Merrill -- won tech fall Carlos DeFault (Mishawaka), 18-2; lost dec. Kyler
McKinney (Princeton), 20-4; won fall Alex Slates (Penn), 2:39; won fall
Dylan Runyan (Jimtown), 1:49; lost fall Skyler Gomez (LaPorte), :50.
126 -- Nick Winland
-- lost dec. Enrique Flores, 16-6; won fall Taylor Taft (Mishawaka), 2:12;
lost Dylan DeMarco (Garrett), :52.
132 -- Jack Tolin
-- won fall Hayden Hooky (Hobart), 1:40; won tech fall Ethan Hensley
(Bloomington South), 16-0; won dec. Bryton Goering (SB Riley), 8-0.
138 -- Stephen
Bacardi -- lost dec. Noah Cauette (Goshen), 12-10 (ot); won fall Seth Sutton
(Prairie Heights), 4:13; lost fall Austin King (Center Grove), 1:26.
145 -- Troy Johnson
-- won fall Ben Kensinger (Mishawaka), 4:23; lost dec. Corban Pollitt
(Columbus East), 10-0; lost dec. Victor Lizardi (Calumet), 14-4.
152 -- Kevin Mochen
-- lost fall Kassius Breathitt (SB Riley), 4:47; won Forfeit; lost dec. Sam
Gobeyn (Zionsville), 4-2.
170 -- Cade
Girgenti -- won fall Seyi Akinwumi (Merrillville), 1:57; lost dec. Tavonte
Malone (SB Adams), 15-5; lost dec. Tyekease Baker (Elkhart Central), 6-3.
182 -- Lucas
Davison -- won dec. Jacob Bondon (Portage), 16-4; won dec. Julio Navarro
(Goshen), 4:58; won dec. Josue Hill (Zionsville), 7-2.
195 -- Andrew
Davison -- won fall Jonathan Thomas (SB Adams), :37; won fall Richard
Bisping (Lowell), :45; won tech fall Dustin Hochstedler (Penn), 17-2.
220 -- Eli Pokorney
-- won forfeit; won fall Hunter Jackson (Bloomington South), :39; won fall
James Lewis (Calumet), 1:04.