Builders Knock Off Generals and Knights In Tri-Match
LEXINGTON, VA. -- Sophomore Daniel Hare's pin with 46 seconds left in the 184-pound match gave the Apprentice School a 22-21 victory over Washington & Lee University in a dual match on Wednesday night in Lexington.
In their other match on Wednesday night, the Builders defeated National Collegiate Wrestling Association rival Southern Virginia 42-20.
Against the host Generals, the match started at 197 pounds and the Builders opened with freshman Quinten Bowling recording his fourth win by pin this year defeating Zak Colangelo in 4:48 for a 6-0 lead. After four losses by decision put the Generals ahead 12-6, senior Ty Holley earned the first bonus point victory with a major decision over JP Welch 11-2 to cut the deficit to 12-10 after 141 pounds.
Freshman Ricky Anderson recorded his 13th victory by pin this year with a fall in 2:09 over Keith Jaworski at 149 to give the Builders a 16-12 lead. From there the host scored three straight victories by decision to hold a 21-16 lead heading into the deciding 184 pound match.
Hare earned his seventh win by fall with his win over Richard Knack in 6:14 to give the Builders their tenth victory
Against Southern Virginia, the Builders fell behind 9-0 after the first two matches, but recorded falls from Will Sexton at 141 and Anderson again to take a 12-9 lead after 149. The Knights earned a pin at 157 and a tech fall win at 165 to take a 20-12 lead before the Builders won the final four bouts by forfeit.
Next up for the Builders will be the Ed South Tournament in Jefferson City, Tennessee at Carson-Newman College on Saturday.
APPRENTICE SCHOOL 36, SOUTHERN VIRGINIA 20
125: Flood (SVU) p. Branch 1:02; 133: Davis (SVU) dec. Gular 5-3; 141: Sexton (A) p. Shearer 3:31; 149: Anderson (A) p. Dorghoud 2:55; 157: Rose (SVU) p. Beaufort 4:54; 165: Eldredge (SVU) tech fall O'Connor 19-3; 174: Mills (A) won by forfeit; 184: Hare (A) won by forfeit; 197: Bowling (A) won by forfeit; 285: Lee (A) won by forfeit
APPRENTICE SCHOOL 22, WASHINGTON AND LEE 21
125 - Ersing (W&L) p. Branch, 4:34; 133 - Campbell (W&L) dec. Chevres. 10-7; 141 - Holley (NNA) maj. dec. Welch 11-2; 149 - Anderson (NNA) p. Jaworski 2:09; 157 - Dennis (W&L) d. Perry 1-0; 165 - Terrin (W&L) d. Harcum 7-4; 174 - Brown (W&L) d. Mills 11-6; 184 - Hare (NNA) d. Knack 6:14; 197 - Bowling (NNA) d. Colangelo 4:48; 285 - Christopher (W&L) d. Lee 6-5.
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