SULLY — The Lynnvile-Sully wrestling team began its 2012-2013 season Tuesday night, hosting a quadrangular vs. Sigourney, Moravia and Pekin in Sully.
The Hawks got off to a positive start, going 2-1 on the night. The dropped a tough first dual to Sigourney 40-36 before rebounding to beat Moravia 48-24 and Pekin 54-36.
Ten L-S wrestlers won at least one match on the night, and four went a perfect 3-0. Those four were junior and returning state qualifier Caden Dolll at 160 pounds, freshman Colten Roorda at 113, senior Jamison Goodyk at 126 and sophomore Noah Zylstra at 170. Four wrestlers also went 2-1 — sophomore Cole Nickell (106) senior Malin Meyer (120), junior Payton Scandridge (138) and senior Levi Bennington (152).
"We wrestled a lot better in the last match than we did all night," L-S head coach Steve Northcutt said. We still have a lot to work on, but going 2-1 tonight wasn't too bad."
The Hawks' match against Sigourney was highlighted by a thrilling win from Scandridge, who trailed 6-2 entering the third period before earning a pin with 1 minute and two seconds left in the match. Doll also had a pin, Goodyk and Zylstra won by decisions, while Nickell, Roorda and freshman Cooper Scandridge (220) received forfeits.
Against Moravia, Lynnville-Sully essentially had the match in hand before it even started. The Mohawks didn’t have wrestlers at seven of the 14 weight classes and surrendered 36 points in forfeits to the Hawks. In the matches that were wrestled, L-S picked up wins from Bennington and Zylstra, while Roorda, Meyer, Goodyk, senior Austin Newell (132), Scandridge and Doll each received forfeits.
Against Pekin, the Hawks won the first four matches of the dual, dropped the next three and then won the next four. Nickell (106), Roorda (113), Meyer (120) and Goodyk (126) each got a win before Pekin won at 132, 138 and 145. Bennington got L-S back on track with a win at 152 and then Doll (160), Zylstra (170) and freshman Jack Hardin (182) followed with wins. Senior Shane Thompson also picked up a win at 285.
The Hawks are back in action on Saturday in a tournament at Montezuma.
106: Cole Nickell (LS) rec. forfeit. 113: Colton Roorda (LS) rec. forfeit. 120: Nathan Fritz (S) pinned Malin Meyer (LS), 2:59. 126: Jamison Goodyk (LS) dec. Jake VanEe (S), 8-4. 132: Jeremiah Green (S) pinned Austin Newell (LS), :58. 138: Payton Scandridge (LS) pinned Cory Jarmes (S), 4:58. 145: Josh Yoder (S) pinned Maliek Meyer (LS), 3:40. 152: Wes Yoder (S) pinned Levi Bennington (LS), :58. 160: Caden Doll (LS) pinned Sigourney, 4:22. 170: Noah Zylstra (LS) dec. Cole Streigle (S), 10-5. 182: Sigourney major dec. Jack Hardin (LS), 12-3. 195: Noah Schuster (S) rec. forfeit. 220: Cooper Scandridge (LS) received forfeit. *285: Tucker Fowler (S) pinned Shane Thompson (LS), 1:38.
Lynnville-Sully 48, Morovia 24
*106: Briar Cochran (M) pinned Cole Nickell (LS), 5:39. 113: Colten Roorda (LS) rec. forfeit. 120: Malin Meyer (LS) rec. forfeit. 126: Jamison Goodyk (LS) rec. forfeit. 132: Austin Newell (LS) rec. forfeit. 138: Payton Scandridge (LS) rec. forfeit. 145: Spenser Stufflebeam (M) dec. Maliek Meyer (LS), 7-6. 152: Levi Bennington (LS) pinned Gunnar Miller (M), 1:29. 160: Caden Doll (LS) rec. forfeit. 170: Noah Zylstra (LS) pinned Alex Coyed (M), 1:34. 182: Luke Huff (M) dec. Jack Hardin (LS), 6-2. 195: Double forfeit. 220: Dylan Conley (M) pinned Cooper Scandridge (M), :58. 285: Levi Hawk (M) pinned Shane Thompson (LS), 2:55.
Lynnville-Sully 54, Pekin 36
*106: Cole Nickell (LS) def. Clayton McKim (P). 113: Colton Roorda (LS) rec. forfeit. 120: Malin Meyer (LS) def. Kaleb Sadler (P). 126: Jamison Goodyk (LS) def. Avery Bennett (P). 132: Chase Earnest (P) def. Austin Newell (LS). 138: Tayte Schoff (P) def. Payton Scandridge (LS). 145: Austyn Vogel (P) def. Maliek Meyer (LS). 152: Levi Bennington (LS) def. Chase Copeland (P). 160: Caden Doll (LS) def. Scott Entsminger (P). 170: Noah Zylstra (LS) def. Mathew Bolinger (P). 182: Jack Hardin (LS) rec. forfeit. 195: Thomas Slaney (P) rec. forfeit. 220: Trenton Conger (P) def. Cooper Scandridge (LS). 285: Shane Thompson (LS) def. Michael Hadley (P).