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Wrestling

Norwich 36, Deposit-Hancock 33

NORWICH – Chris Symonds made weight — the minimum for heavyweight – to earn what proved a critical forfeit for Norwich in Tuesday’s dual meet victory over Deposit-Hancock.

Symonds packed on the necessary pounds to reach the 215-pound minimum of 180 pounds. “Tonight was a great team win, and Symonds getting that forfeit for us was huge,” said Norwich coach Terry Hagenbuch. “If he didn’t make weight, it would have been a no-match at 215, and we would have lost by three.”



Norwich rolled early getting wins from Tanner Cummings (103), Cameron Miller (112), and Mike Hull (119) to build a 21-0 lead. NHS youngsters Cameron Turner (140) and Morgan Crawford (145) added key victories to nearly clinch the match, and Eli Hodack’s pin at 160 pounds wrapped up the win.

Norwich (2-0) hosts powerhouse Greene on Thursday.

Results

215: Chris Symonds (N) won by fft. 103: Tanner Cummings (N) pinned Tazia Possematto, 1:13. 112: Cameron Miller (N) dec. Josh Lobdell, 6-1. 119: Mike Hull (N) pinned Aaron Plue, 3:34. 125: Mike Orinik (DH) dec. Zach Ketchum, 15-5. 130: Anthony Cecere (DH) won by fft. 135: Cody Bronson (DH) tfall over Cody Bradbury, 17-1, 2:47. 140: Cameron Turner (N) tfall over Curtis Barnes, 16-0, 4:54. 145: Morgan Crawford (N) dec. Dave Libke, 21-10; 152: Justin Bronson (DH) pinned Damian Marvin, 2:58. 160: Eli Hodack (N) pinned Shane O’Brien, 3:44. 171: Darin Wignall (DH) pinned Jim Testani, :42. 189: Derek Wignall (DH) pinned Keegan Levesque, 1:52.


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