Appalachian State trounces The Citadel, Clarion

BOONE, N.C. -- Appalachian State University wrestling rolled over The Citadel and Clarion on Old Timer's Day on Sunday afternoon in Varsity Gym and extended their undefeated conference streak to 4-0.

The Mountaineers (9-2, 4-0 Southern Conference) defeated The Citadel by double digits in the first match of the afternoon, smashing the Bulldogs 34-15.

Three Mountaineers took down their opponents with pins to catapult them over The Citadel. Colby Smith started the day off strong with a 2:47 pin to give App the early 6-0 lead. Later In the 184 weight class, David Peters-Logue overpowered Chandler Sambets in 1:13. Finally, Denzel Dejournette took no mercy and neutralized his opponent in 2:11.

For the second match of the afternoon, App State registered another double-digit win, 23-10, over the Golden Eagles.

Mirroring the first match against the Bulldogs, Smith started the latter half of the afternoon collecting the most points in a 14-2 major decision. After dropping the next weight class, the Mountaineers won five straight bouts ending in decisions to secure a convincing lead Clarion could not recover from.

Up next, Appalachian will travel down to Durham, N.C. to take on the Duke Blue Devils at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17.


Logan Durham (APP) def. Charles Kearney (The Citadel), 10-3 dec.
Cameron Butler (Clarion) def. Logan Durham (APP), 8-5 dec.
Logan Durham (APP) finished 1-1

Colby Smith (APP) pinned Andrew Szalwinski (The Citadel), 2:47
Colby Smith (APP) def. Roshaun Cooley (Clarion), 14-2 maj. dec.
Colby Smith (APP) finished 2-0

Irvin Enriquez (APP) def. Douglas Gudenburr (The Citadel), 6-2 dec.
Brock Zacherl (Clarion) def. Irvin Enriquez (APP), 16-6 maj. dec.
Irvin Enriquez (APP) finished 1-1

Tyler Buckiso (The Citadel) pinned Miller Clark (APP), 2:30
Miller Clark finished 0-1
Matt Zovistoski (APP) def. Jake Keller (Clarion), 12-3 maj. dec.
Matt Zovistoski finished 1-0

Aaron Walker (The Citadel) pinned Gavin Londoff (APP), 5:38
Gavin Londoff (APP) def. Taylor Cahill (Clarion), 2-1 dec.
Gavin Londoff (APP) finished 1-1

Forrest Przybysz (APP) def. Ruston Hill II (The Citadel), 16-1 TF
Forrest Przybysz (APP) def. Evan Delong (Clarion), 6-5 dec.
Forrest Przybysz (APP) finished 2-0

Nick Kee (APP) def. Martin Duane (The Citaqdel), 18-3 TF
Nick Kee (APP) def. Dominic Rigous (Clarion), 5-3 dec.
Nick Kee (APP) finished 2-0

David Peters-Logue (APP) pinned Chandler Sambets (The Citadel), 1:13
David Peters-Logue (APP) def. Scott Marmoll (Clarion) 5-1, dec.
David Peters-Logue (APP) finished 2-0

Sawyer Root (The Citadel) def. Randall Diabe (APP), 7-2 dec.
Dustin Conti (Clarion) def. Randall Diabe (APP), 4-1 dec.
Randall Diabe (APP) finished 0-2

Denzel Dejournette (APP) pinned Joseph Bexley (The Citadel) 2:11
Denzel Dejournette (APP) def. Evan Daley (Clarion), 4-3 dec.
Denzel Dejournette (APP) finished 2-0


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