Prep wrestling digest
By From staff reports
Published in Sports on December 16, 2009 1:47 PM
WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock emerged victorious in the first six individual matches and cruised past Wilson Fike 45-36 on the wrestling mat Tuesday evening.
Jon Rudolph started the Golden Falcons' early-match surge with a come-from-behind victory over Cameron Jernigan at 215 pounds. Jernigan held a 10-3 lead in the third period before Rudolph earned pin with six seconds on the clock.
Heavyweight Jarrod James, 103-pounder Mario Darby and David Romo (112 pounds) followed with wins. Andrew Chambers, filling a void at 119 pounds, and Daniel Romo capped the 33-0 run with back-to-back pins. Chambers replaced returning state qualifier Justin Farrell and pinned the Golden Demons' Tyler Schmitzer in the first period.
"Andrew scored perhaps the most significant victory," said Aycock coach Mark Peck.
The Golden Falcons also collected pins from Aaron Pate (140) and Thomas Podbesek (152), who returned from an early-season knee injury to earn a first-period fall over Justin Goodson.
Fike won six of the final eight matches.
Aycock (5-3 overall) returns to action Friday in a four-team meet at Hunt.
Eastern Wayne recorded just three individual victories in a 54-18 loss to South Johnston on Tuesday evening.
It was the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opener for both teams.
Corben Harris picked up his team-leading 11th win with a 23-second fall over the Trojans' Seth Merson at 125 pounds. Teammate James Barrett needed 79 seconds to pin the visitors' Jaret Maynard at 215 pounds.
Jasmine Doubt collected a forfeit at 112 pounds.
Eastern Wayne (1-6 overall, 0-1 ECC) wrestles again Saturday at Edenton.
DUDLEY -- Returning starters Jacob Richards and Ethan Brodgen each recorded a pin during Southern Wayne's 42-30 loss to Triton on Tuesday evening.
It was the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference for both teams.
Miles Bradshaw, Minek Ford, Travis Memmelaar and Atlyyev Berdimyrut each captured an individual win.
The Saints fell to 2-5 overall.
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