CLEVELAND -- The Lock Haven University wrestling team opened Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) action with a 19-17 win over Cleveland State tonight, extending the Bald Eagles win streak to four matches.
Lock Haven (5-2, 1-0 EWL) won five-of-10 bouts on the way to its sixth straight win over Cleveland State (2-4, 0-2 EWL). The Bald Eagles got bonus in three matches which proved to be a huge difference maker for LHU.
The Haven trailed 17-15 going into the final bout of the night, but senior Harry Turner (Howell, N.J./Howell) sealed the victory with 10-1 major decision in the final bout of the night at 285.
Bobby Rehm (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor), Dan Neff (Quarryville, Pa./Solanco), Mac Maldarelli (Merrick, N.Y./Nassau C.C.) and Fred Garcia (Donora, Pa./Ringgold) joined Turner as winners for The Haven.
Rehm opened the match with a major decision at 125 and Garcia picked up a huge tech fall at 184.
The win extended Garcia's win streak to eight matches.
Lock Haven hits the mats again tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 19) at No. 16 Edinboro. The match is set for a 1 p.m. start.
125- Bobby Rehm (LHU) major dec. Ben Willeford (CSU) 13-2. LHU leads 4-0
133- Michael Carlone (CSU) major dec. Matt Bryer (LHU) 10-0. Tied 4-4
141- Dan Neff (LHU) dec. Nick Flannery (CSU) 10-6. LHU leads 7-4
149- Mac Malderelli (LHU) dec. Mike Mencini (CSU) 5-1. LHU leads 10-4
157- Matt Donohoe (CSU) dec. Aaron Fry 5-0. LHU leads 10-7
165- Corey Carlo (CSU) dec. Aaron McKinney (LHU) 5-0. Tied 10-10
174- Xavier Dye (CSU) major dec. Tyler Wood 19-6. CSU leads 14-10
184- Fred Garcia (LHU) tech fall Bobby Blankenship (CSU). LHU leads 15-14
197- Nick Anthony (CSU) dec. Phil Sprenkle (LHU) 6-4. CSU leads 17-15
285- Harry Turner (LHU) major dec. Amon Willis (CSU) 10.1 LHU wins 19-17