Balzer’s Pin Sends Gowanda To Wrestling Win

GOWANDA – It went right down to the final match between host Gowanda and Randolph (3-3) and the Panthers’ Josh Balzer scored a pin over Henry Jacubczak in the 138-pound battle in just 54 seconds to pull out a 42-39 win in Division 2 wrestling Thursday.

Other pins by the Panthers came from Lucas McKeever (152), Chris Hammond (170) and Dalton Mills (182).

For the Cardinals, Chris Doubek won via pin (160), as did Dennis Andrews (194), Jeff Andrews (220), Pat Kibbe (285) and Mickey Mentley (99).

145: Marcus Jones (G) won by forfeit

152: Lucas McKeever (G) p. Marshall Johnson, 1:32

160: Chris Doubek (R) p. Cody Richter, 3:31

170: Chris Hammond (G) p. Devin Ling, 2:20

182: Dalton Mills (G) p. Wesley Sluga, 1:52

194: Dennis Andrews (R) p. Gary Nephew, :54

220: Jeff Andrews (R) p. Devon Richter, 3:19

285: Pat Kibbe (R) p. Dylan Burke, :44

99: Matt Evans (R) p. Mickey Mentley, 1:05

106: Jack VanWey (G) won by forfeit

113: Dylan Brown (R) won by forfeit

120: David Poff (G) d. Dakota Parkhurst, 5-0

126: John Flynn (G) d. Tristan Holdridge, 2-0

132: Ben Clinger (R) d. Ethan Francis, 4-2 OT

138: Josh Balzer (G) p. Henry Jacubczak, :54


PORTVILLE -Portville picked up its first league win of the season as the Panthers (1-4, 4-10) posted a 39-12 over Frewsburg.

Five of Portville’s wins came by pin, including Brian Therman (113 pounds), Nick Koslowski (120 pounds), Riley Lockwood (132), Robert Wheeler (145 pounds) and Alex Quattrone (170 pounds).

For the Bears, Trevor Spicer pinned Will Hackenberg in the 195-pound match.

99: double forfeit

106: double forfeit

113: Brian Therman (P) p. Nick Marsh, :29

120: Nick Koslowski (P) p. Tage Akin, 5:16

126: double forfeit

132: Riley Lockwood (P) p. Devon Haskins, 2:45

138: double forfeit

145: Robert Wheeler (P) p. Preston Rhodes, 3:45

152: Tyler Smith (F) won by forfeit

160: JC Freeborn (P) d. Robert Russo, 9-6

170: Alex Quattrone (P) p. Tom Mason, 3:07

182: Alec Moore (P) won by forfeit

195: Trevor Spicer (F) p. Will Hackenberg, :17

220: double forfeit

285: double forfeit