Swanton wrestling bests Evergreen, Montpelier


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Swanton went 2-0 while Evergreen finished 1-1 at a NWOAL quad held at Evergreen Thursday.

The Bulldogs defeated Montpelier 56-15 in the first match, then Evergreen by a final of 67-5. The Vikings opened with a 36-27 win over Patrick Henry before falling to Swanton.

Swanton’s only loss in the dual with rival Evergreen was Jared Fahrer’s 20-5 victory over Zach Schaller in the 113-pound match.

Earning pins for Swanton against the Vikings were Noah Saunders at 138 pounds, Chase Moore (145), Mitchell Reisinger (160), Tyler Houston (170) and Tommy Lytle (285).

Also, Trevor Schaller defeated Evergreen’s Travis Mersing 8-3 at 126 pounds, and Ryan Marvin bested Brian Floyd 14-4 at 152 pounds.

The Dogs got forfeit victories from Tyler Anderson (120), Tyler Gowing (132), Zack Leahey (182), Crew Oberheim (195) and Greg Wilson (220).

Earning pins for Swanton versus Montpelier were Gowing at 132 pounds, Gage Pachlhofer (138), Moore (145), Marvin (152), Oberheim (195), Wilson (220) and Lytle (285).

Against the Patriots, Evergreen’s Tony Boger got a pin at 138 pounds, while Floyd did so at 152 pounds. Picking up forfeit victories for the Vikings were Fahrer (106), Isaac Yunker (160) and Trey Malosh (170).

Swanton improved to 4-2 in the league with the wins. Evergreen remains even at 2-2.

The Vikings then competed at the Perrysburg Invitational which took place Friday and Saturday. Their best finisher was Fahrer who was second at 106 pounds.

He earned a technical fall victory against Sylvania Northview’s Tucker Garn, and pinned both Bryan’s Dakota Minck and Otsego’s Jake Manley to reach the title match. Fahrer dropped a 5-1 decision to Genoa’s Oscar Sanchez in the final.

NWOAL Quad

Swanton 67, Evergreen 5

106- Double Void. 113- Jared Fahrer (E) md. Zach Schaller (S), 20-5. 120- Tyler Anderson (S), forfeit. 126- Trevor Schaller (S) d. Travis Mersing (E), 8-3. 132- Tyler Gowing (S), forfeit. 138- Noah Saunders (S) p. Tony Boger (E), 3:01. 145- Chase Moore (S) p. Tom Pollard (E), 0:57. 152- Ryan Marvin (S) md. Brian Floyd (E), 14-4. 160- Mitchell Reisinger (S) p. Isaac Yunker (E), 2:57. 170- Tyler Houston (S) p. Trey Malosh, 1:24. 182- Zack Leahey (S), forfeit. 195- Crew Oberheim (S), forfeit. 220- Greg Wilson (S), forfeit. 285- Tommy Lytle (S) p. Nate Krohn (E), 2:31.

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