North Penn-Liberty wallops Wellsboro, 64-3

Mounties nearly swept rival Wellsboro on the wrestling mats

by Ed Weaver – December 20, 2017

The North Penn-Liberty Wrestling team nearly swept rival Wellsboro on Tuesday, December 19.

The Mounties won all but one match en route to a 64-3 Northern Tier League win.

At 126, lbs. Liberty’s Hunter Barnes pinned Trevor Weaver in 4:56 and Bryan Bogaczyk won by forfeit and 132 lbs. Austin Smith pinned Connor Ramsey in 1:50 at 138 lbs., Riley Walker pinned Michael McNair in 1:04 at 145 lbs., and Caleb Heater pinned Clayton Rogers in 2:58 at 152.

The Mounties also collected forfeits at 160 lbs., 170 lbs., and the 182 lbs.

Wellsboro’s lone win came at 220 lbs. by Robert Brown as he won an 8-2 decision over Liberty’s Roch Minnich.

Liberty’s Justin Kriner pinned Kyle Manogue in 1:51 at 285 lbs., Coy Wagner scored a 12-3 major over Brock Hamblin at 106 lbs., and Liberty’s Roger Learn won by forfeit at 113 lbs.

The win improves the Mounties to 2-0 and the year, while the Hornets fall to 0-2. The Hornets will be back on the mats on Thursday, December 21 at Sullivan County.

North Penn-Liberty is at the Bob Rohm Tournament on December 29.

Idea/Concept: Ed Weaver
Videography: Tim Crane
Video Editing: Andrew Moore
Writing: Ed Weaver
Anchor: Ed Weaver
Correspondent: Drew Patrick

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