Lions 4th at home tournament
The Lackawanna Trail Lion wrestling team took home fourth place in the team standings of its LT Invitational Tournament on Saturday.
Lackawanna Trail finished with 106.5 team points to take fourth while Whitehall took first at 205.
The Lions crowned a pair of champs as Billy Lee (138) and Victor Rosa (145) each went undefeated and had wins in the finals.
Lee brought home gold with a 7-2 decision win over Valley View’s Matthew Judge in the finals.
Rosa pinned Nanticoke’s Tony Edwards in his final match in 1-minute, 53-seconds to take the victory.
Lion Cooper Rosiak (152) placed second with a 5-2 loss to Valley View’s Mike Cipilewski in the finals.
Elk Lake’s wrestlers came in eighth of eight teams with 44 total points.
The Warriors’ top finish came from Isaiah Ofalt with a second place finish.
Ofalt (182) took a loss from Whitehall’s Fouad Haddad by way of a 4-1 decision in the finals.
Team standings: 1-Whitehall (W) 205, 2-Valley View (VV) 161, 3-Blue Ridge (BR) 111, 4-Lackawanna Trail (LT) 106.5, 5-GAR 96.5, 6-Nanticoke (N) 91, 7-Montrose (M 83, 8-Elk Lake (EL) 44.
126: Kyle Sorber (N) pinned Tom Jasinski (LT), 1:00. 132: Frank Delesky (EL) dec. Patrick Parks (MON), 4-2. 138: Billy Lee (LT) pinned Josh Pitcher (EL), :59. 152: Derek Fisher (N) dec. Blaise Cleveland (EL), 7-6 OT. 160: Maurice Wood (N) pinned Trent Phillips (LT), 4:30. 220: Nick Moore (MON) pinned Zach Walters (LT), 1:11.
132: Kyle Gavrish (N) pinned Delesky (EL), 3:15. 138: Lee (LT) tech. fall G. Parks (MON), 18-0. 145: Victor Rosa (LT) maj. dec. Frank Swaha (VV), 13-1. 152: Cooper Rosiak (LT) dec. Lewis Esposito (BR), 11-6. 170: Brad Schuler (WHIT) pinned Thomas Fricke (LT), :47. 195: Tyler Bridgewood (WHIT) pinned Chris Warffle (EL), 1:02. 285: John Shaffer (MON) pinned Justin Barber (LT), 2:52
138: Joey O’Day (GAR) tech. fall Pitcher (EL), 16-0.
126: Howie Babcock (VV) pinned Jasinski (LT), :56. 132: Delesky (EL) pinned Tyler Catapane (VV), 1:59. 152: Cleveland (EL) dec. Esposito (BR), 4-0. 160: Michael Patuk (VV) pinned Phillips (LT), 2:41. 220: Walters (LT) pinned Cicero (VV), :45. 285: Barber (LT) pinned Rogers (BR), :41
126: Jasinski (LT) maj. dec. Jake Hayes (MON), 9-0. 160: Addison Parsons (BR) dec. Phillips (LT), 7-1.
132: Delesky (EL) dec. Schuler (WHIT), 11-7. 152: Fisher (N) dec. Cleveland (EL), 11-6. 170: Fricke (LT) pinned Kevin Kozlowski (VV), 4:06. 220: Singh (WHIT) pinned Walters (LT), 1:35. 285: Barber (LT) pinned Jacob Rowe (VV), 2:55.
106: Michael Canevari (VV) dec. Adam Sharif (W), 7-4; 113: A.J. Luton (GAR) pinned Tyler Schaeffer (W), 0:39; 120: Nick Kauffman (W) dec. Dalton Hogle (BR), 6-0; 126: Troy Maby (BR) dec. You Te Chen (W), 6-2; 132: Zach Edwards (BR) pinned Kyle Gavrish (N), 5:09; 138: Billy Lee (LT) dec. Matthew Judge (VV), 7-2; 145: Victor Rosa (LT) pinned Tony Edwards (N), 1:53; 152: Mike Cipilewski (VV) dec. Cooper Rosiak (LT), 5-2; 160: Matt Bonshak (W) pinned Jamaar Taylor (GAR), 0:29; 170: Brad Schuler (W) pinned Michael Colasti (N), 3:13; 182: Fouad Haddad (W) dec. Isaiah Ofalt (EL), 4-1; 195: Troy Uhrin (VV) pinned Tyler Bridgwood (W), 3:50; 220: Zac Faust (GAR) pinned Nick Moore (M), 1:35; 285: Elijah Gresham (GAR) pinned John Shaffer (M), 3:00.