B-G/Afton 39, Sherburne-Earlville 27
SHERBURNE – B-G/Afton closed out the match with a decision and a pin to edge the Marauders in a non-league matchup Wednesday.
Chris Burnett (135) took a 3-1 decision over the Marauders’ Daniel Hicks, and Darin Terpstra (140) pinned Derek Murray in 58 seconds.
S-E gained momentum at the midway point of the match picking up four straight pins from Justin Coye (171), Daryn Delee (189), Braden Thornton (215), and Spencer Franklin (103) to lead 24-18. “We wrestled well, we just couldn’t finish,” said S-E assistant coach Brian Hicks. “It’s a tough matchup for us. Our good kids match up with their good kids, and we didn’t win those matches. We had three losses where we normally would get three wins.”
In a battle of sectional champions, Danny Gormley (125) edged Greg DuVall, 2-0.
145: Vic Coronado (B) pinned Joe Knapp, 1:13. 152: Paul Parson (B) pinned Seth Mullenax, 1:30. 160: Vinnie Buttice (B) won by fft. 171: Justin Coye (S) pinned Brad Hurlburt, :58. 189: Darin Delee (S) pinned Jeremy Bullis, 3:40. 215: Braden Thornton (S) pinned Nick Durbin, 2:40. 103: Spencer Franklin (S) pinned Jamie Griswold, 1:37. 112: Wayne Cirigliano (B) d. Alec Sheddon, 5-2. 119: Jesse Griswold (B) pinned James Bennett, :36. 125: Danny Gormley (B) dec. Greg DuVall, 2-0. 130: Derek Ferris (S) d. Cory Burnett, 7-5. 135: Chris Burnett (B) d. Daniel Hicks, 3-1. 140: Darin Terpstra (B) pinned Derek Murray, :58.