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Feb. 2, 2022 Wrestling: General McLane Takes D10 Class 3A Team Crown

Photo courtesy GM Athletics Facebook.

ERIE, Pa. – General McLane knocked off McDowell in the semifinals and Cathedral Prep in the final to win the D10 Class 3A team wrestling crown on Wednesday.

This marks the fourth team title for the Lancers’ program and the first since 2015, rallying from a 25-0 deficit in the process.

The Lancers will now compete in the first round of the PIAA team championships on Feb. 10 at the GIANT Center in Hershey.

Wilson Spires (285), Jessi Stempka (215), Brandon Dedrick (189) won by fall for the Lancers, while the Lancers also got a trio of forfeit victories and a 7-4 decision from Daniel Mulligan at 160.

Keegan Oler earned a 17-5 major decision for Prep at 113, while the Ramblers got pins from Xavier Domkowski (120), Cyrus Hurd (126), and Jacob VanDee (132).

Prep also got a 19-3 tech fall from Kameron Smith at 152 and a 7-4 decision from Sam Staab at 138.

In the semis, the Lancers were all over McDowell, 43-22.

The Lancers got pins from Ethan Brest (126), Hudson Spires (138), Stempka (189) and Wilson Spires (285).

McLane also received a pair of forfeits, as well as a 10-0 major decision from Teige Berger at 11 and an 8-2 decision from Christian Gillette at 132.

McDowell got a tech fall from Logan Sallot at 120 (18-3), a 6-4 decision from Logan Carrick at 145, a 22-6 tech fall from Artis Simmons at 152, a 5-3 decision from Caleb Butterfield at 160, and a forfeit win at 215.

CORRY 54, NORTHWESTERN 9

CORRY, Pa. – Corry got three pins and three forfeits in a 54-9 win over Northwestern in the first round of the District 10 Class 2A team duals.

Kayden Reyda (138), Hunter Savitz (145), and Isaiah Bayle (113) all won by fall for the Beavers, while Nolan Carey (160, 2-0), Mason Savitz (189, 6-2), Cody Proper (120, 8-3) and William Allen (126, 3-2) won by decision for the Beavers.

Gabe Lopez won via a 3-2 decision at 126 for Northwestern, which also received a forfeit win.

With the win, Corry moves on to face Sharon in the quarterfinals on Saturday (the semifinals and finals are also on Saturday at Sharon).

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