Penn State

BEA defeats Bellefonte 43-30

WINGATE -- Bald Eagle Area accumulated a 27-0 lead and received late pins from Matt Dillon and Dion Barnard to defeat visiting Bellefonte 43-30 before a large crowd Tuesday. 

The meet started at 160 pounds, and Tyler Baney (160), Dustin Coakley (170) and James Grieb (195) had early falls for BEA. Bellefonte sophomore Noah Perryman’s 6-4 overtime victory over Clint McCaslin trimmed the Eagles’ lead to 31-24 with four bouts left. 

Dillon then pinned Cody Fisher in 3:05 at 138 to secure the victory. Barnard gave BEA six more points with a pin at 145.

Bellefonte senior Tom Traxler earned his 100th career victory with an injury default victory over Cole Surovec. Surovec suffered a shoulder injury 43 seconds into the bout. 

The Eagles improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the Big 7. The Red Raiders dropped to 2-2 and 0-2. 

Bald Eagle Area 43, Bellefonte 30 

(Tuesday at Wingate)

160: Tyler Baney (BEA) pinned Austin Phillips, 2:18

170: Dustin Coakley (BEA) pinned Austin Cable, 1:17

182: Jake Taylor (BEA) dec. Nick Shawley, 8-2 

195: James Grieb (BEA) pinned Toby Cain, :35

220: Aaron Varner (BEA) won by forfeit 

285: Garrett Poorman (BEL) dec. Nate Sharkey, 3-0

106: Travis Giedroc (BEA) maj. dec. Nate Rosenberger, 14-5

113: Luke Leathers (BEL) pinned Cody Stine, 1:58

120: Trevor Corl (BEL) pinned Jacob Noll, 1:37

126: Tom Traxler (BEL) won by inj. default Cole Surovec, :43

132: Noah Perryman (BEL) dec. Clint McCaslin, 6-4, SV

138: Matt Dillon (BEA) pinned Cody Fisher, 3:05

145: Dion Barnard (BEA) pinned Tanner Fetterolf, 1:18

152: Leo Wortman (BEL) won by forfeit

Takedowns: Bald Eagle Area 17, Bellefonte 7

Referee: Dick Wood

Records: Bald Eagle Area 3-0, 2-0 Big 7; Bellefonte 2-2, 0-2 Big 7

Next match: BEA at Manheim Tournament, Dec. 28-29 at Manheim Central; Bellefonte at Powerade Tournament, Dec. 29-30 at Canon-McMillan