CORNING, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Highlights from a busy night of wrestling on the mat in the Twin Tiers.
Elmira lived up to its billing by cruising to a big win at Corning, 55-17. In the match of the night, defending Section IV champ, Matt Kline of Corning, battled Elmira's Michah Carpenter at 152-pounds. In a tight contest, Kline outlasted Carpenter, pulling away in the third period for an 8-3 win. Kline's final takedown of the night was a strong snap and spin for two points.
Both Kline and Carpenter, along with the Hawks and the Express, will compete in the annual Elmira Christmas Tournament this Saturday.
In Horseheads, the Blue Raiders picked up right where they left off last season. After winning the Mark Stephens Invitational for the first time in school history, the Blue Raiders crushed visiting Susquehanna Valley, 65-15. Defending Section IV champ, Chris Eames, scored a major decision 13-3. Eames wrestled up a weight class on Tuesday night.
Full box score for the Horseheads match is below, a box score was not available for Elmira at Corning as of press time.
Horseheads 65, Susquehanna Valley 15
99: Tommy Dale (HH) over Darren Deitrichh (SVSH) (Fall 1:03)
106: Zach Levey (HH) over (SVSH) (For.)
113: Latimer Audinwood (HH) over Richie Diffendorf (SVSH) (Fall 0:58)
120: Calum Houper (HH) over (SVSH) (For.)
126: Devin Woodworth (HH) over (SVSH) (For.)
132: Jarrett O`Connell (HH) over Bertran Dure (SVSH) (Fall 3:56)
138: Jacob Scibek (HH) over Edwin Lavin (SVSH) (MD 13-0)
145: Serfino Menard (HH) over Aidan Lupole (SVSH) (Fall 1:14)
152: Paddy Lupole (SVSH) over Jesse Johnson (HH) (Dec 7-2)
160: Bailey Butler (HH) over Kyle Leonard (SVSH) (Dec 2-1)
170: Matt Merrill (HH) over Trevor Frable (SVSH) (Fall 3:30)
182: Chris Eames (HH) over Mithell Knapp (SVSH) (MD 13-3)
195: Ryan Clarke (HH) over Zach Lawrence (SVSH) (Fall 1:12)
220: Wesley Newbury (SVSH) over (HH) (For.)
285: Richie Knapp (SVSH) over Andrew Dolan (HH) (Fall 1:20)
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