WILMINGTON – Two of the state’s Division I wrestling powerhouses got together for a matinee on Jan. 26, as Sussex Central traveled to New Castle County to meet Salesianum. The Sals, ranked second in Division I by 302Sports.com, won 10 of the 14 matches to dispatch of the third-ranked Golden Knights, 48-13.
The action started at 145 lbs., where Will Brock (fifth in the state at that weight class, both divisions considered, by 302 Sports) defeated No. 6 Brandon Greelee, 7-6. The other matches went as follows (with the 302 Sports ranking in parentheses):
152: Jack Harasika (5), Salesianum, defeated Devin Pearsal (4), 11-5
160: Timothy Froelich, Salesianum, defeated Jaden Savage, 6-1
170: Tarryl Sturgis, Sussex Central, defeated Jack Miller on a fall at 3:13
182: Colin Fowler (6), Salesianum, defeated Luis Perez-Velasquez on a technical fall (16-1, 6:00)
195: Mike Wright (1), Sussex Central, defeated Danny Stradley, 7-0
220: Stephon Hutt, Salesianum, defeated Hiram Lasher, 6-3
285: Tyler Karr, Sussex Central, defeated Ryan Adams on a fall at 2:54
113: Jack Engelmann, Salesianum, defeated Dylan King on a technical fall (15-0, 5:10)
120: Zach Spence (1 at 113), Salesianum, defeated Mason Ankrom (4) on a fall at 1:17
126: Owen Klinger, Salesianum, defeated Tyler Hudson on a fall at 2:59
132: Jevon Saffold (5), Sussex Central, defeated Carson Kist, 7-4
138: Harry Latch (2), Salesianum, defeated Cole Jester on a fall at 1:44
The Sals improved to 2-1 in dual meets. They will host Smyrna on Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. Sussex Central (6-2) travels to Smyrna on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.