GRANTHAM, Pa. – Zach Hetrick (Hanover, Pa./South Western) notched a 3-0 day but McDaniel went 1-2 in a non-conference wrestling quad meet at Messiah on Saturday.
The Green Terror (8-13) dropped a 25-17 decision to No. 28 Messiah before falling to King’s, 24-12. McDaniel defeated Gettysburg 40-17 in a non-conference bout.
Hetrick led the way with a two major decision and a first-period fall while Brock Glotfelty (Grantsville, Md./Northern Garrett) also recorded a 3-0 day.
Against Messiah, Danny Lethbridge recorded a pin with seven seconds remaining in the bout to give the Falcons a 6-0 lead they would not relinquish.
Tim Hall (Westminster, Md./Westminster) recorded a 10-0 win at 133 to pull his team within 6-4 but Messiah took the next three bouts before Hetrick’s 9-1 victory at 165.
Ryan Deiter (Clarksville, Md./River Hill) added a 12-6 win while Glotfelty rounded out the day with a 58-second pin.
Against the Bullets, Hall, Sean McGarry (Berlin, Md./Stephen Decatur), Brent Lowe (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) and Glotfelty were all awarded forfeit wins to key the victory.
Hetrick notched a 10-2 win at 165 while Deiter and Joe Camlin (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) each recorded pins.
King’s won the first five matches to take a 15-0 lead before Hetrick tallied a 56-second pin to breakup the shutout.
Will Yeo (Lexington Park, Md./Great Mills) and Glotfelty rounded out the day with 4-0 wins.
McDaniel returns to action in a Centennial Conference quad match at home on Saturday. Action begins at 11 a.m.
No. 28 Messiah 25, McDaniel 17
125: Danny Lethbridge (Me) pinned Sean Ensign 6:53; 133: Tim Hall (Mc) maj. dec. Andrew Clark 10-0; 141: Alex DeHart (Me) dec. Sean McGarry 8-3; 149: Mike Bressler (Me) dec. Brent Lowe 3-1; 157: Craig Gin (Me) pinned Matt Peters 2:30; 165: Zach Hetrick (Mc) maj. dec. Trey Speers 9-1; 174: Dave Jones (Me) maj. dec. Courtney Nightengale 12-1; 184: Ryan Deiter (Mc) dec. Nate Deisem 12-6; 197: Tim Hopkins (Me) dec. Will Yeo 5-3; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (Mc) pinned Zane Bachert 0:58.
McDaniel 40, Gettysburg 17
125: Abe Evans (G) tech. fall Sean Ensign 16-1; 133: Tim Hall (M) won by forfeit; 141: Sean McGarry (M) won by forfeit; 149: Brent Lowe (M) won by forfeit; 157: Andrew Goldstein (G) pinned Matt Peters 0:31; 165: Zach Hetrick (M) maj. dec. Anthony Iorio 10-2; 174: DJ Neri (G) pinned Courtney Nightengale 4:54; 184: Ryan Deiter (M) pinned Luke Mitchell 1:32; 197: Joe Camlin (M) pinned Jim Stevenson 3:45; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) won by forfeit.
King’s 24, McDaniel 12
125: Mike Tobasco (K) dec. Sean Ensign 13-6; 133: Anthony Dietrich (K) dec. Tim Hall 9-4; 141: Anthony Miele (K) dec. Sean McGarry 5-2; 149: Frank Davis (K) dec. Brent Lowe 10-7; 157: Chris Poleto (K) dec. Matt Peters 6-1; 165: Zach Hetrick (M) pinned Jerry Robbins 0:56; 174: Mike Reilly (K) pinned Courtney Nightengale; 184: Zach Wilkinson (K) dec. Ryan Deiter (M) 3-2; 197: Will Yeo (M) dec. Kevin Docherty 4-0; HWT: Brock Glotfelty (M) dec. Chris Rash 4-0.