HS WRESTLING: Trail's Lee captures 100th win

Jan. 15—Ethan Lee stormed to the 138-pound title at the Dan Wickham Classic, surpassing a milestone along the way, to lead the Lackawanna Trail wrestling team to the tournament crown Saturday at Unatego High School in New York.

In his first match of the day, the Lackawanna Trail senior pinned Charles Orr, of Marcellus, New York, to capture his 100th career victory. He then added four more to his win total, including three pins and a major decision in the final. The two-time district champion is 23-3 with 12 pins this season and has a career record of 104-29.

Garet Fowler (132), Max Bluhm (152), Deegan Ross (160), Robbie Schneider (172) and Seth Ross (215) also claimed titles as the Lions compiled 269 points, 100 points more than the second-place finisher. Demitrius Douglas (160), Beau Ware (189) and Jonah Houser (285) placed second and Gavin Mulhern finished sixth for Lackawanna Trail.

John Tyler won the 189 title to lead Elk Lake to a 13th-place finish.

Escape the Rock

Abington Heights had three wrestlers advance to the consolation fourth round Saturday, while Delaware Valley had three during the opening day of Escape the Rock at Council Rock High School.

The seven wrestlers are one win from securing a medal.

Luke Sirianni (107), Caleb Marzolino (189), Brian Heard (152) and Austin Smith (139) advanced to the consoaltion fourth round for the Comets.

Sirianni pinned Owen J. Roberts' Daniel Randolph and earned a 6-5 decision over Pennridge's Colby Martinelli to advance to the quarterfinals. There he lost, 3-1, by sudden victory to fall into the consolation bracket.

Marzolino took a similar path to Sirianni, securing back-to-back pins against St. Joseph's Prep's Ethan Titcombe and La Salle's Kamrn Harden to advance to the quarterfinals. However, he also lost a close bout, 3-2, to Vincenzo Lavalle.

Heard opened with a pin over State College's Jacob Campbell before losing by major decision in the round of 16. He stayed alive for a medal by securing an 8-0 major decision against Notre Dame Green Pond's Keegan Ramsay and a 7-3 decision over Quakertown's Zach Borzio.

Smith was pinned in the round of 32 before rallying in the consolation bracket. He pinned La Salle's D.J. Loveless, and secured 9-6 and 5-4 decisions over Faith Christian Academy's Chase Hontz and St. Christopher's Cale Roggie.

Landon Machado (114), Dom Moyer (133) and Aiden Black (285) advanced to the consolation fourth round for the Warriors.

Black's first match was in the round of 16 where he topped St. Joseph's Prep's Maxwell Roy by a 10-7 decision. He lost by pin in the quarterfinals to fall into the consolation bracket.

Machado edged Northhampton's Zayne Dayoub, 7-6, in the round of 32 before losing by major decision in the round of 16 to fall into the blood rounds. He stayed alive for a medal by earning a 3-1 decision over Hayden Holmes, of Paulsboro, New Jersey, and pinning Norwin's Aaron Wong.

Moyer battled for a 5-4 decision in tiebreaker two over Northampton's Aidan Micheli. Then he lost my major decision in the round of 16 before pinning Abington Heights' Aiden Ryan and outdueling Conwell-Egan's Charlie Robson, 9-8, to advance to the consolation fourth round.

The tournament wraps up Sunday.

Cavalier Duals

Conan Kier, Xaiden Schock, Hank Baronowski and Gunnar Myers each went 7-0 to lead Wallenpaupack to the Cavalier Duals title Saturday at Archbishop Spalding High School in Maryland.

Jaden Colwell went 6-1 and Nicholas Skokos and Locke Lamfers each went 5-2 for the Buckhorns, who beat Huntingtown, 51-23; Annapolis, 63-17; Chesapeake, 47-30; New Town, 78-0; DeMatha Catholic, 56-16; and Archbishop Spalding, 39-32; before defeating Salesianum School, 40-37, in the final.

Mid-Winter Mayhem

Tyson Cook placed second at 114 pounds to lead West Scranton to a 22nd-place finish Saturday at the Mid-Winter Mayhem at the Kovalchick Convention Complex at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Mike Turi (133) finished third and MJ Turi placed sixth for the Invaders.

Matt Almedina placed second at 121 for Mid Valley.

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