NA Grapplers Top Indiana In Section Opener, 53-15

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The North Allegheny wrestling team opened the Section 3-AAA schedule on Thursday night with a 53-15 road win at Indiana. The Tigers fell behind 9-0 but dominated the rest of the night thanks to five wins by fall. Derek Devine (285), Freddy Junko (120), Gabe Falo (138), Nick Marcenelle (145) and Manuel Bautista (152) all collected pin falls in their respective weight classes.

Mohammaad Khatami posted a 12-4 major decision over Chase Cunningham at 126 pounds and Jon Hoover picked up a 13-3 major decision over A.J. Ryan at 160 pounds. Pierandrea Ferrara earned a 12-9 decision over Keegan Ryan at 182 pounds, while Maximus Stedeford and Jacob Downing collected wins by forfeit at 113 and 132 pounds, respectively.

North Allegheny will try to build on its first section at the Beast of the East Tournament this weekend.

Wrestling Match Summary: NA vs. Indiana, 12-14-17

195Alex Donahue (IND) dec. Jimmy Turici (NA)4-3 (TB-1)
220Jordan Smith (IND) pinned Norman Bernardi (NA)0:28
285Derek Devine (NA) pinned Brent Johnson (IND)5:03
106Double Forfeit
113Maximus Stedeford (NA) wbf
120Freddy Junko (NA) pinned Jack Turner1:59
126Mohammaad Khatami (NA) maj. dec. Chase Cunningham (IND)12-4
132Jacob Downing (NA) wbf
138Gabe Falo (NA) pinned Bradley Petras (IND)3:17
145Nick Marcenelle (NA) pinned Keagan Pilch (IND)4:49
152Manuel Bautista (NA) pinned Brayden Hodak (IND)5:39
160Jon Hoover (NA) maj. dec. A.J. Ryan (IND)13-3
170Dylan McAnulty (IND) pinned Jacob Smalley (NA)3:05
182Pierandrea Ferrara (NA) dec. Keegan Ryan (IND)12-9