ACGC holds off late surge by Paynesville
GROVE CITY -- A quick start enabled Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City to collect a 38-27 win over Paynesville Thursday night in a West Central South Conference wrestling duel.
The Falcons -- behind pins from Hayden Rouser at 119 pounds and Matt Lee at 125 -- won the first five matches to take a 22-0 lead. Logan Peterson started the duel with a major decision at 103 and Robert Rasmussen at 112 and Lee Whitcomb at 130 won decisions in ACGC's opening outburst.
John Dorf give Paynesville its first win with a third-period pin at 135 pounds, but the Falcons would get a pin from Matt Meyer at 145, a major decision at 160 from Michael Kramer and decisions from Larry Bomstad at 140 and Ryan Larson at 171 to extend their lead to 38-9.
The Bulldogs closed out the night by getting pins from Andrew Moser at 189 pounds, Trey Stanger at 215 and heavyweight Dominick Platow.
ACGC 38, Paynesville 27
103: Logan Peterson, A, maj Trent Piepenburg 10-2
112: Robert Rasmussen, A, dec Cole Woehler 9-3
119: Hayden Rouser, A, pin Weston Brinkman :39
125: Matt Lee, A, pin Clay Spanier 1:55
130: Lee Whitcomb, A, dec Anthony Johnson 7-3
135: John Dorf, P, pin Maverick Whitcomb 5:20
140: Larry Bomstad, A, dec Brent Schlangen 9-6
145: Matt Meyer, A, pin Aaron Gehrke 5:20
152: Eric Wolbeck, P, dec Nate Meyer 7-6
160: Michael Kramer, A, maj Hayden Spaeth 9-0
171: Ryan Larson, A, dec Michael Doom 7-6
189: Andrew Moser, P, pin T.J. Hoffman 1:47
215: Trey Stanger, P, pin James Nelson 3:21
285: Dominick Platow, P, pin Dylan Nelson 3:56