The Maple Leafs' wrestling team won 42-33 in a back-and-forth battle against Mercer County on Jan 25.
The Maple Leafs’ wrestling team won 42-33 in a back-and-forth battle against Mercer County on Jan 25.
With Geneseo trailing 33-30 with two matches remaining, the Maple Leafs’ Joe Stohl and Billy Blaser earned back-to-back pins to hand Geneseo the victory.
Stohl won the 220-pound match in 4:21, and Blaser won the 285-pound match in 1:49.
Geneseo’s Cade Hornback earned a win by pin at 113-pounds in 45 seconds, and Jack Morrell earned a win by pin at 145-pounds.
The Maple Leafs’ Charlie Cathcart won the 160-pound bout with a pin in 1:36, and The Maple Leafs’ Heath Henderson won the 170-pound match with a pin in 5:00.
Geneseo’s next competition will be at the Class 2A Rock Falls Regional on Saturday, Feb. 3.