(Feb. 10, 2023) The Stephen Decatur wrestling team wrapped up the regular season undefeated, earning a 61-15 victory over the James M. Bennett Clippers last Friday in Berlin.
“They came out to win. Everyone was looking to score and perform at a high level in front of the home crowd,” said Decatur Coach Josh August.
Freshman Elijah Collick (106 pounds), sophomores Juan Hinojosa (113), Liam Hugues (120) and Nate McDaniel (182), juniors Reid Caimi (132) and Parker Intrieri (170), junior captain Gavin Solito (160), and senior captain Logan Intrieri (138) pinned their opponents.
Sophomore Aaron August earned a 12-3 major-decision victory at 126 pounds.
Senior Evan Haworth outscored his 152-pound opponent, 10-3.
Bennett forfeited the 195-pound match to Decatur. The Clippers got pins at 145 and 220 pounds, and a 2-1 extra-period decision at 285 pounds.
“They look good finishing up the season. Now we just need to perform,” Coach August said.
Decatur was scheduled to host the 2A East Regional Dual meet championship, yesterday, Thursday.
The Seahawks will then compete in the Bayside Conference championship meet, held in Berlin, beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18.
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