O’Boyle leads five placewinners

Mike Tancredi  2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Mike Tancredi 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

GRANTHAM, Pa. – Mike O'Boyle (North Reading, Mass./North Reading) finished second at 125 to lead a quintet of top-six finishes for McDaniel at the 2011 Petrofes Invitational hosted by Messiah on Friday and Saturday.

The Green Terror compiled a total of 89 points to finish sixth at the 12-team tournament. Cortland won the team title with 165.5 points.

Mike Tancredi (Wall, N.J./Wall Twp.), Brent Lowe (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) and Joe Camlin (Westminster, Md./Westminster) placed third at their respective weight clases.

Logan Yox (Westminster, Md./Liberty) rounded out the placefinishers with a sixth-place showing at 149.

O'Boyle entered the tournament seeded sixth, opening with a 2-minute, 30-second pin over Cortland's Paul Fields.

O'Boyle added a second pin, downing Wilkes' Lucas Dise in 1:25 before advancing to the semifinals with a 5-4 sudden-victory win over the No. 3 seed, Chris Donaldson (Ursinus).

O'Boyle notched a third pin, taking down Stephen Hinton (Lycoming) in 5:57 before falling to top-seeded Nigel McNeil (Cortland) by fall in 1:51.

Tancredi (133) opened his weekend with a 4-3 win over the Gettysburg's Matt Spano, seeded fifth, before notching wins of 7-3 and 5-3 to advance to the semifinals, where he fell 4-1 to top-seeded Riki Reynolds (Mt. Union).

Tancredi recorded a pair of one-point wins in the consolation bracket to place third. He defeated No. 6 Alex Blank (Ursinus) 8-7 and No. 2 Kaleb Loht (Messiah), 2-1.

Lowe, seeded second at 157, opened his weekened with a 5-0 win over Corland's Brian Vutianitis. He downed Andrew Corbett (Ursinus) by technical fall 16-1 in the second period before defeating Devin Anderson (Messiah), 11-6. He dropped a 12-10 sudden-victory decision in the semifinals before winning a pair of terminated matches in the consolation bracket to finish third.

Lowe downed Brian Watkins (Lycoming) by technical fall (18-2 in 4:41) and pinned Shane Everett (Wilkes) in 2:22.

Camlin, seeded fourth at heavyweight, notched a fall in 4:00 and a 7-2 decision win over Springfield's John Gabordi. In the semifinals, he fell to top-seeded and eventual champion Derick Hesson (Mt. Union), 5-4.

Camlin had two first-period pins in the consolation bracket to finish third. He downed No. 3 Ricky Caruso (Bridgewater State) in 1:09 and No. 8 Joseph Giaramita (Cortland) in 41 seconds.

Yox notched a 6-3 decision win and fall in 6:23 in the championship bracket before falling to the consolation bracket 11-3 to top-seeded and eventual champion Anthony Dattolo (Wilkes).

In the consolation bracket, he won 5-3 in sudden victory and was awarded a medical forfeit. In the consolation semifinals, he fell 6-2 to Mt. Union's Kevin Shadrach. Eric Hamrick (Springfield) pinned Yox in 3:40 in the fifth-place bout.

Drew Brehm (Hanover, Pa./New Oxford) opened his weekend with pins in 2:01 and 1:16 before dropping two straight matches at 125.

Mason Goretsas (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) notched a pair of one-point wins to open his weekend before dropping two straight matches at 149.

The Green Terror returns to action at the North/South Duals hosted by Ursinus on Jan. 7.

Team Scores: 1. Cortland (C) 165.5, 2. Wilkes (W) 159.5, 3. Springfield (S) 131, 4. Messiah (MES) 128, 5. Mount Union (MTU) 118.5, 6. McDaniel (MCD) 89, 7. Johns Hopkins (J) 63, 8. Bridgewater State (B) 58.5, 9. Ursinus (U) 55, 10. Lycoming (L) 53, 11. Gettysburg (G) 52.5, 12. Muhlenberg (MUH) 6.

McDaniel Results: 125: Drew Brehm pinned Jacob D'Alessandro (B) 2:01, #6 Mike O'Boyle pinned Paul Fields (C) 2:30, Brehm pinned #5 Michael Fleck (W) 1:16, O'Boyle pinned Lucas Dise (W) 1:25, #4 Abe Evans (G) dec. Brehm 6-3, Jonathan Murray (B) pinned Brehm 1:20, O'Boyle dec. #3 Chris Donaldson (U) 5-4 (SV1), O'Boyle pinned #7 Stephen Hinton (L) 5:57, #1 Nigel McNeil (C) pinned O'Boyle 1:51; 133: Connor Gregory (U) pinned James Young 2:00, #3 Myzar Mendoza (W) tech. fell James McGarry 18-2 (4:40), Anthony Paterson (W) tech. fell Sean Ensign 19-4 (5:00), Mike Tancredi dec. #5 Matt Spano (G) 4-3, Tancredi dec. Matt DeGallo (MES) 7-3, Tancredi dec. #4 Sean Kempf (C) 5-3, #1 Riki Reynolds (MTU) dec. Tancredi 4-1, Ensign dec. Michael Koren (J) 4-0, Andrew Rentzel (MES) maj. dec. Ensign 12-3, Gary Nevolis (S) dec. Young 6-3, Christian Conger (L) dec. McGarry 2-0, Tancredi dec. #6 Alex Blank (U) 8-7, Tancredi dec. #2 Kaleb Loht (MES) 2-1; 141: Alex Hochberg (J) dec. Gainsborg 10-9, Ross Orler (L) pinned Gainsborg 2:00; 149: #8 Logan Yox dec. Christian Salera (J) 6-3, Mason Goretsas dec. #6 Kevin Homan (MES) 6-5, Yox pinned Ryan Garey (U) 6:23, Gorestsas dec. Evan Rodbell (J) 3-2, #1 Anthony Dattolo (W) maj. dec. Yox 11-3, #3 Andre Berry maj. dec. Goretsas 9-0, Eric Hamrick (S) dec. Goretsas 3-2 (TB1), Yox dec. Tyler Johnston (MTU) 5-3 (SV1), Yox med. for. #4 Henry Stauber (J), #2 Kevin Shadrach (MTU) dec. Yox 6-2, Hamrick pinned Yox 3:40; 157: Josh Bressler (MES) maj. dec. Moore 8-0, #2 Brent Lowe dec. Brian Vutianitis (C) 5-0, Lowe tech. fell Andrew Corbett (U) 16-1 (4;28), Lowe dec. Devin Anderson (MES) 11-6, #6 Matt Fusaro (J) dec. Lowe 12-10 (SV1), Corbett dec. Moore 7-4, Lowe tech. fell Brian Watkins (L) 18-2 (4:41), Lowe pinned Shane Everett (W) 2:22; 165: #1 Zach Thomson (G) pinned Sean McGarry 1:12, #7 James Ondris (C) dec. Torin Lehmann 7-3, McGarry dec. Kyle Dayhoff (MES) 12-10, Brandon Dixon (W) dec. McGarry 3-2, Lehmann dec. Danny Schwartz (U) 10-3, Nicholas Lynch (W) maj. dec. Lehmann 11-2; 174: Andrew Balina (S) pinned Jacob Reik 2:40, Chase Marino (W) pinned Reik 1:38; 184: Michael Williams (U) dec. Mike Meekins 5-1, Scott Forrester dec. Tyler Suruskie (W) 7-3, #2 Tim Stewart (MES) tech. fell Forrester 17-2 (6:00), Johnathan Secor (L) dec. Forrester 6-0, #7 Raymond Dungee (W) dec. Meekins 6-1; 197: #6 Russ Korbul (L) maj. dec. Esteban Monsanto 8-0, #5 Andrew Frazer (B) maj. dec. Monsanto 14-0; HWT: Chad Bauman (U) pinned Mike Hill 5:00, #4 Joe Camlin pinned Matt Ingalls (MES) 4:00, Camlin dec. #5 John Gabordi (S) 7-2, #1 Derick Hesson (MTU) dec. Camlin 5-4, Ingalls dec. Hill 2-0, Camlin pinned #3 Ricky Caruso (B) 1:09, Camlin pinned #8 Joseph Giaramita (C) 0:41.