Bulldog wrestling grabs a pair of league wins


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Swanton’s Zack Leahey, top, prepares to pin Evergreen’s Tom Pollard in their match as part of an NWOAL quad at Wauseon on Thursday.


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Noah Saunders of Swanton, top, controls Mason Kasefang of Evergreen in their match. The Bulldogs defeated both Evergreen and Liberty Center in Thursday’s NWOAL quad at Wauseon.


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Swanton’s Branson Knott puts Evergreen’s Nate Krohn in a headlock. Knott defeated Krohn with a pin in 1:15.


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WAUSEON – Swanton wrestling traveled to Wauseon on Thursday for an NWOAL quad that also featured Evergreen and Liberty Center. The Bulldogs defeated Evergreen 70-5 in the first match and Liberty Center 63-12 in the second.

Wauseon also went 2-0 as they took down Liberty Center 62-9 and Evergreen 75-6.

Evergreen opened with a 17-2 technical fall victory for Jared Fahrer over Swanton’s Zack Schaller, but the Vikings failed to win a match throughout the rest of the dual.

Swanton got on the board at 113 pounds when Trevor Schaller defeated Evergreen’s Travis Mersing by major decision, 13-5.

Getting pins for the Bulldogs were Ryan Marvin (126) over Tony Boger of Evergreen, Zack Leahey (145) over Tom Pollard, Tyler Houston (152) over Isaac Yunker, Mitchell Reisinger (160) against Trey Malosh and Branson Knott (220) over Nate Krohn. Noah Saunders (138) added a 10-4 decision against Evergreen’s Mason Kasefang, while Greg Wilson (195) won 9-2 against Jace Jenkins.

The Dogs also garnered five forfeits in their win over the Vikings.

Swanton had a total of eight pins in their 51-point thrashing of Liberty Center. Picking up pins were Zack Schaller (106), Trevor Schaller (113), Dylan Cook (120), J.D. Reisinger (132), Leahey (145), Houston (152), Mitchell Reisinger (160) and Parker Cash (170).

Earning decisions for the Dogs were Marvin, Saunders and heavyweight Tommy Lytle. Swanton also earned points with an Evergreen forfeit at 195 pounds.

The lone points for the Vikings in their dual with Wauseon came from Kasefang who pinned Andrew Bailey in 4:59.

Swanton’s Zack Leahey, top, prepares to pin Evergreen’s Tom Pollard in their match as part of an NWOAL quad at Wauseon on Thursday.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2016/01/web1_Leahey-against-Evergreen1.jpgSwanton’s Zack Leahey, top, prepares to pin Evergreen’s Tom Pollard in their match as part of an NWOAL quad at Wauseon on Thursday. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Noah Saunders of Swanton, top, controls Mason Kasefang of Evergreen in their match. The Bulldogs defeated both Evergreen and Liberty Center in Thursday’s NWOAL quad at Wauseon.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2016/01/web1_Saunders-holds1.jpgNoah Saunders of Swanton, top, controls Mason Kasefang of Evergreen in their match. The Bulldogs defeated both Evergreen and Liberty Center in Thursday’s NWOAL quad at Wauseon. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Swanton’s Branson Knott puts Evergreen’s Nate Krohn in a headlock. Knott defeated Krohn with a pin in 1:15.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2016/01/web1_Wilson-gets-headlock1.jpgSwanton’s Branson Knott puts Evergreen’s Nate Krohn in a headlock. Knott defeated Krohn with a pin in 1:15. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

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