February 17, 2012

Tancredi wins by major decision

YORK, Pa. – No. 15 York (Pa.) won the final five bouts of the night to turn a 10-9 deficit into a 27-10 victory over McDaniel in non-conference wrestling action on Friday.

Mike Tancredi (Wall, N.J./Wall Twp.) recorded a major decision at 133 to lead the Green Terror (6-13), who closed the dual-meet season against three straight ranked opponents.

Chris Albirght led the Spartans (25-4) with the night's only pin, winning by fall in 2:30 at 141.

Joey Giaccio opened the action with a 7-2 win at 125 before Tancredi won 13-4 to give McDaniel a 4-3 lead.

Trailing 9-4, Logan Yox (Westminster, Md./Liberty) and Brent Lowe (Dumfries, Va./Forest Park) put together back-to-back decision wins to give the Green Terror a one-point lead at the halfway point.

Yox won 6-4 at 149 before Lowe was victorious 6-3 at 157.

Trent Bond, however, put York on top for good one bout later with a 6-2 win at 165.

Matt Heisey stretched the lead to 16-10 with a 12-2 victory at 174 before Alex Martocello used an 18-2 technical fall to virtually seal the match after two periods of the 184 match.

Jeff Goldhagen (197) and George Saliba (HWT) closed out the match with wins of 7-2 and 6-2, respectively.

The Green Terror returns to at the Centennial Conference Championship hosted by Gettysburg on Saturday, Feb. 25. Action begins at 10 a.m.

No. 15 York (Pa.) 27, McDaniel 10

125: Joey Giaccio (Y) dec. Andrew Brehm 7-2; 133: Mike Tancredi (M) maj. dec. Nick Rea 13-4; 141: Chris Albright (Y) pinned Mason Goretsas 2:30; 149: Logan Yox (M) dec. Victor Signorelli 6-4; 157: Brent Lowe (M) dec. Drew Spector 6-3; 165: Trent Bond (Y) dec. Sean McGarry 6-2; 174: Matt Heisey (Y) maj. dec. Jacob Reik 12-2; 184: Alex Martocello (Y) tech. fell Scott Forrester 18-2 (5:00); 197: Jeff Goldhagen (Y) dec. Mike Meekins 7-2; HWT: George Saliba (Y) dec. Joe Camlin 6-2.

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