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Norwich 49, Maine-Endwell 22

NORWICH – Norwich’s Cody Bradbury clinched the Purple Tornado’s dual meet win over Maine-Endwell Tuesday night with a pin of the Spartans’ Max Hardin in 3:03 in the 152-pound matchup.

Norwich led 31-22 at that point, and Bradbury fell behind early giving up a takedown. Early in the second, Bradbury worked a reversal, and turned Hardin for the stick. “That (win) was absolutely huge for Cody,” said Norwich coach Joe Downey. “Both teams are fairly young, and a couple of matches could have gone either way.”

Norwich sophomore Keegan Levesque (189) gave Norwich the early lead with an 18-second pin. Tristan Rifanburg (103), Frankie Garcia (112), Tanner Cummings (119), and Cameron Yaiser (125) strung wins together to establish a 28-6 advantage.



“Keegan did a nice job getting the momentum going,” Downey said. “I thought Tristan looked a lot better and was more aggressive on his feet. Frankie was Frankie.”

Later on, Cameron Turner (140) grinded out a hard-fought 6-3 win over the Spartans’ Greg Kleinsmith. Turner’s late takedown secured the win. NHS’s Morgan Crawford (160) won a back-and-forth battle over Darnell Woolfolk. Crawford trailed 9-8 entering the last period, and had to fight off his back in the second stanza to avoid the loss. Crawford turned the tables early in the third showing superior aggressiveness and conditioning to earn the late-match pinfall.

“It was nice for some of our guys to dig deep and pull out some gutsy wins,” Downey said.

Norwich hosts Windsor on Thursday and competes in the Ilion Tournament on Saturday.

Results

189: Keegan Levesque (N) pinned Larry Relyea, :18. 215: Colin McLean (M) won by fft. 103: Tristan Rifanburg (N) dec. Zak Garreny, 15-4. 112: Frankie Garcia (N) pinned Ryan Keller, 4:53. 119: Tanner Cummings (N) won by fft. 125: Cameron Yaiser (N) pinned Eve Arnold, 3:08. 130: Josh Garreny (M) dec. Zach Ketchum, 14-0. 135: Brandon Hamilton (M) pinned Tim Topher, 4:22. 140: Cameron Turner (N) d. Greg Kleinsmith, 6-3. 145: Randy Sisenstein (M) pinned Damian Marvin, 3:41. 152: Cody Bradbury N) pinned Max Hardin, 3:03. 160: Morgan Crawford (N) pinned Darnell Woolfolk, 4:49. 171: Ross Hudson (N) won by fft.

Official: Lucas Armstrong

Greene 42, Elmira 23

GREENE – Coming off a top-five team finish at the U-E Duals last weekend, Greene posted a dual meet win over Elmira Tuesday.

The Trojans wrapped up the win getting pins at 171, 189, and 215 pounds from Tyler Beckwith, Kurt Shear, and Kyle Stanton respectively.

“We had a nice tournament over the weekend, and some kids were a little beat up and sore,” said Greene coach Tim Jenks. “We were able to rest some kids tonight.”

Jacob Shearer (119) and Nick Wilcox (125) gave Greene the 9-0 advantage capturing the first two matches of the night.

Greene competes in the Eastern States Classic on Friday and Saturday at Middletown.

Results

119: Jacob Shearer (G) dec. Sam Carpenter, 2-0. 125: Nick Wilcox (G) pinned Tyler Comstock, 1:54. 130: Justin Burbank (E) won by fft. 135: Mike Beckwith (G) pinned Mike Mann, 3:01. 140: Zakk Rolfe (E) inj. default over Mikhail Brown, 1:41, overtime. 145: Brock Kinney (G) pinned George Wilson, 3:21. 152: Parker Warrick (E) 10-4 decision over Blaine Kenyon, 160: Keegan Cerwinski (G) dec. Wyatt Vosberg, 10-5. 171: Tyler Beckwith (G) pinned Chad Voorhies, 3:17. 189: Kurt Shear (G) pinned Marson Johnson, 1:05. 215: Kyle Stanton (G) pinned Sean McGinty, 1:39. 103: Emily Buck (E) dec. Tyler Dickman, 4-2. 112: Sam Carpenter (E) won by fft.


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