The EV-W wrestlers were well tested recently, as they traveled to Minnewaska Friday, Jan. 31, and then hosted Kimball on Saturday, Feb. 1, in a makeup match from a prior postponement. The Eagles lost a tough-fought affair at Minnewaska, 39-27, and dropped the contest to Kimball, 54-23. In the Minnewaska match, forfeits abound, as out of the 14 weight classes represented, nine of them were decided by way of forfeit. Results: 106 pounds: Brad Dockendorf (EVW) won by forfeit; 113 pounds: Joe Weaver (MNWS) pinned Matt Schindler; 120 pounds: Spencer Winter (MNWS) pinned Troy Kelley; 126 pounds: Hunter Mathies (EVW) won by forfeit; 132 pounds: double forfeit; 138 pounds: Tyler Dockendorf (EVW) won by forfeit; 145 pounds: Marcelo Arredondo (MNWS) won by forfeit; 152 pounds: Weston Lardy (MNWS) pinned John Salzl; 160 pounds: Carter Phillipp (EVW) won by dec. Caleb Blaisdell 10-6; 170 pounds: Ryan Stottler (MNWS) won by dec. Luke Kuechle 5-4; 182 pounds: Grant Winter (EVW) won by forfeit; 195 pounds: Brad Jacobs (MNWS) won by forfeit; 220 pounds: double forfeit; 285 pounds: Kashawn Brown (MNWS) won by forfeit.
Saturday, Feb. 1, the Eagles matched up with the Kimball Cubs, in a rescheduled event from Jan. 7. Results: 113 pounds: Matt Schindler, won by dec.; 120 pounds: Troy Kelley, won by pin; 160 pounds: Cain Renner, won by dec.; 170 pounds: Grant Winter, won by pin; 182 pounds: Luke Kuechle, won by decision.
EV-W’s Luke Kuechle wins by major decision over Kimball’s Devon Kelley in wrestling match Saturday, Feb. 1. Staff photos by Marguerite laabs.
EV-W’s Troy Kelley pinned Kimball’s Joseph Donnay in the second period of wrestling Saturday, Feb. 1.