BLOOMSBURG, PA-February 13th- The Sacred Heart Wrestling team traveled to Bloomsburg on Saturday afternoon to face the Bloomsburg Huskies. The Pioneers finished the day on top with a 24-10 win.
Sacred Heart came out of the dual match winning seven out of the ten matches. The day started off with a dominant win for freshman Gerard Daly, pinning Jon Haas in 2:28 to give SHU a 6-0 lead. The next two victories came in the 141-pound class and the 149-pound class. For the 141 class, it was competitive in two periods with Harnsberger up 6-3. He then finished off Sam Holandez with 1:25 for riding time and a takedown to extend the lead and end it with a 9-4 decision.
In the 149-pound class, Brandon Levesque was on top the whole match over Ryan Snow. Levesque started off with over a minute of riding time and a takedown over Snow. The match ended with a 5-0 decision win and a 12-4 Pioneers lead.
Matt Fisher won in an aggressive 7-5 decision over Matthew Carr in the 165-pound class, Johnny Vrasidas won with a 5-1 decision win over Casey Glunt in the 174-pound class. Vrasidas got two takedowns and some riding time to beat Glunt. Elliot Antler defeated Kyle Wojtaskzek in a 8-2 decision win in the 184-pound class.
The last match of the day ended in a win for the Pioneers with Duke Sherwood getting a win over Saul Wilkins in a 6-2 decision. Sherwood was able to get some escapes, a takedown, and a 2-point near fall for victory.
Sacred Heart will head on the road again to face the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats on Saturday February 20th at 8:00pm.
Sacred Heart 24, Bloomsburg 10
125: Gerard Daly (SHU) pins Jonathan Haas (Bloomsburg) 2:28 (SHU 6-0)
133: Andy Schutz (Bloomsburg) def. Tim Johnson (SHU) 13-3 Major Decision (SHU 6-4)
141: Alex Harnsberger (SHU) def. Sam Holandez (Bloomsburg) 9-4 (SHU 9-4)
149: Brandon Levesque (SHU) def. Ryan Snow (Bloomsburg) 5-0 (SHU 12-4)
157: Brendon Colbert (Bloomsburg) def. Casey Mitchell (SHU) 3-0 (SHU 12-7)
165: Matt Fisher (SHU) def. Matthew Carr (Bloomsburg) 7-4 (SHU 15-7)
174: Johnny Vrasidas (SHU) def. Casey Glunt (Bloomsburg) 5-1 (SHU 18-7)
184: Elliott Antler (SHU) def. Kyle Wojtaszek (Bloomsburg) 8-2 (SHU 21-7)
197: Dominic Carfagno (Bloomsburg) def. Sasha Oliinyk (SHU) 13-12 (SHU 21-10)
HWT: Duke Sherwood (SHU) def. Saul Wilkins (Bloomsburg) 6-2 (SHU 24-10)