Vikings Earn Their First EWL Win, 18-16

Vikings Earn Their First EWL Win, 18-16

Cleveland State wrestilng hosted Lock Haven on Sunday (Jan. 25) afternoon in a hard fought match as the Vikings went on to win 18-16.

Gabe Stark started off the Vikings to a great start as he won his match in a 4-1 decision over Tyler Wood. After a couple losses and down 6-3 to the Bald Eagles, #15 Riley Shaw put in the Vikings back on track with a big 6-4 decision in overtime. #15 Ben Willeford followed suit by pinning Lock Haven's Jake Field just 1:59 into the match. After another couple losses, Nick Montgomery came out with a huge 5-2 decision over Dan Neff that put Cleveland State back in the lead, 15-13. LaTrell Davis also came up big by defeating Elias Biddle 7-3 to put the Vikings up 18-13. Matt Donohoe finalized the win by doing just enough to help the Vikings win 18-16. 

The Vikings will be back in action when they host Clarion on Friday (Jan. 30) at the Woodling Gymnasium. 

Below are the final results against Lock Haven:

174: Gabe Stark (CSU) dec. Tyler Wood (LH) 4-1 (CSU, 3-0)

184: Fred Garcia (LH) dec. Xavier Dye (CSU) 12-8 (Tie, 3-3)
197: Phil Sprenkle (LH) dec. Nick Corba (CSU) 5-1 (LH, 6-3)
285: #15 Riley Shaw (CSU) dec. Brad Emerick (LH) OT 6-4 (Tie, 6-6)
125: #15 Ben Willeford pins Jake Field 1:59 (CSU, 12-6)
133: Cody Wheeler maj. dec. Alfredo Gray 11-2 (CSU, 12-10)
141: Bobby Rehm dec. Mike Carlone 6-4 (LH 13-12)
149: Nick Montgomery dec. Dan Neff 5-2 (CSU 15-13)
157: LaTrell Davis dec. Elias Biddle 7-3, (CSU, 18-13)
165: Dillon Gavlock dec. Matt Donohoe  6-5, (CSU 18-16)