Tuesday night, the West Lincoln wrestlers went on the road to take on the Mountaineers of Kings Mountain. The Rebels improved their record to 12-0 by defeating Kings Mountain 65-3.
John Harkey, Jeremy Pearson, Matt Avery, Logan Scronce, James Pearson, Dustin Hester, Daniel Soto, Keane Steele, and Antonio Rojo all scored pins for the Rebels to help give them the large lead.
Matt Whittle, Zeb Elmore, and Daniel Scronce won their matches by decision, adding to the lead.
Coach Butch Ross was pleased with his wrestlers. He said, “they all wrestled real well and worked hard tonight.”
The Rebels will be back in action on Saturday when they host the West Lincoln Duals. Teams that will be attending will be Tuscola, St. Stephens, Kings Mountain, Southwest Guilford, Lincolnton, Shelby, Alleghany, and West Lincoln. Wrestling will begin at West Lincoln High School at 10:00.
West Lincoln 65 Kings Mountain 3: 103: Double Forfeit, 112: John Harkey (WL) pin Chris Potts (KM) 0:55, 119: Matt Whittle (WL) maj dec Ryan Bolin (KM) 10-2, 125: Jeremy Pearson (WL) pin Chris Haraszkiewicz (KM) 1:33, 130: Matt Avery (WL) pin Kyle Smith (KM) 5:11, 135: Zeb Elmore (WL) maj dec Phillip Ruff (KM) 15-3
140: Logan Schronce (WL) pin Isaac Proctor (KM) 4:58, 145: James Pearson (WL) pin Stacy Crawford (KM) 2:19, 152: Dustin Hester (WL) pin Michael Stile (KM) 0:40, 160: Daniel Scronce (WL) dec. Chris Stiles (KM) 3-1, 171: Daniel Soto (WL) pin Brandon Davis (KM) 2:45, 189: Keane Steele (WL) pin Ryan Skibo (KM) 5:18, 215: Josh Yon (KM ) dec Thomas Smith (WL) 4-1, 275: Antonio Rojo (WL) pin Casey Cogdill (KM) 1:30
by Elizabeth Ross Carpenter