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Pabon records pin in victory

Steven Pabon (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Steven Pabon (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (3-0) 23, Scranton (2-1) 19
What:
Non-Conference wrestling match
When:
Saturday, Nov. 16
Where: Westminster, Md. – Green Terror Duals

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel won four of the first five bouts to jump out to a 17-3 lead en route to a 23-19 victory over Scranton in the final match of the Green Terror Duals.

THE LEADERS
Steven Pabon (Long Branch, N.J./Long Branch) led the Green Terror with a 1-minute, 30-second pin at 133.
• Tony Wuest (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) added a 55-second fall at 197.

FOR THE FOES
• Aidan McNally led the Royals with a first-period technical fall at 184.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• Matthew Murawski staked Scranton to a 3-0 lead with a 4-0 win at 125.
• Steven Pabon responded with the first-period fall before Ryker Eckenbarger (Finksburg, Md./Westminster) added a 7-5 win at 141 to take a 9-3 lead in the match.
Isaiah Fosque (Laurel, Del./Laurel) followed with a 14-5 win at 149 before Alexander LaVeck (Marriottsville, Md./McDonogh) won 11-2 at 157 for a 17-3 lead.
• Technical falls from Jeremiah Oakes and Aidan McNally around a William Laughlin 1-0 win at 174 closed the match to within 17-16.
• Tony Wuest got his third fall of the day and seventh of the season just 55 seconds in to seal the victory.
• Kevin Connelly wrapped up the day with a 4-1 win at heavyweight.

THE INSIDE STORY
McDaniel 23, Scranton 19
125:
Matthew Murawski (S) dec. Nick Malinowski 4-0; 133: Steve Pabon (M) pinned Anthony Sortino 1:30; 141: Ryker Eckenbarger (M) dec. Anthony Clarizio 7-5; 149: Isaiah Fosque (M) maj. dec. Dante Simeti 14-5; 157: Alexander LaVeck (M) maj. dec. Kyle Shaffer 11-2; 165: Jeremiah Oakes (S) tech. fell Cole Nagle 16-0 (4:40); 174: William Laughlin (S) dec. Michael Bromley 1-0; 184: Aidan McNally (S) tech. fell Gabe Dennis 18-0 (2:04); 197: Tony Wuest (M) pinned Michael Salerno 0:55; HWT: Kevin Connelly (S) dec. Tristen Cook 4-1.

NEXT UP
McDaniel returns to action in a quad match at Southern Virginia on Saturday. Action begins at 11 a.m.