Tigers Trip Up Tornado, 39-28

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The North Allegheny wresting team won its second straight section meet with a 39-28 victory over the Butler Golden Tornado on Wednesday night. The Tigers jumped to a 24-0 lead and held off a Butler rally for the win to improve to 2-1 in Class AAA Section 3-A. Butler had been undefeated in the section prior to their rendezvous with the Tigers.

North Allegheny started the night with five straight victories, including falls by Jacob Downing over Isaiah Christy at 106 pounds and Gabe Falo over Braydon Hoffman at 113 pounds, for a 24-0 lead. However, the Golden Tornado stormed back and came to within seven points of the Tigers with three bouts to go.  NA put the section triumph on ice thanks to a 13-4 major decision by Jake Woodley at 182 pounds over Thomas Greaves and a win by fall courtesy of Francis Duggan over Jacob White at 195 pounds for a 39-22 advantage. Butler’s Justin Johnson won the final bout by fall to bring the final score to 39-28.

North Allegheny improves to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in section action. Butler falls to 2-1 in the section. The Tigers will face Mars on next Wednesday in a matchup that can be heard live via the internet on the North Allegheny Sports Network.

Wrestling Match Summary: NA vs. Butler

285Charles Sanders (NA) dec. Saavon Mosby (B)7-5
106Jacob Downing (NA) pinned Isaiah Christy1:53
113Gabe Falo (NA) pinned Braydon Hoffman0:46
120Andrew Wang wbf
126Jiatian Qu (NA) dec. Shane Culp (B)16-12
132Samuel Dietrich (B) maj. dec. Devin Lasch (NA)14-0
138Jake Hinkson (NA) dec. Scott Dietrich (B)8-6
145Michael Vought (B) pinned Manuel Batista (NA)0:37
152Caleb Baxter (B) pinned Jake Smalley (NA)3:20
160Sean Kalmeyer (NA) dec. Hank Finan (B)6-1
170Christian Sequete (B) pinned Jimmy Turici (NA)2:24
182Jake Woodley (NA) maj. dec. Thomas Greaves (B)13-4
195Francis Duggan (NA) pinned Jacob White (B)2:35
220Justin Johnson (B) pinned Kevin Tang (NA)1:27