The Alfred State wrestling team defeated Jamestown CC 25-20 in their season opening WNYAC match.
The Pioneers jumped out to a quick 18-0 lead with forfeit victories at 184 (Josh Lord - Owego Free), 197 (Travis Harvey - Alfred Almond), and heavyweight (Daniel Ognibene - Alexander).
Jamestown rallied and won the next four matches to cut it to 18-17. Anthony Carome (Cincinnati, OH) won a hard fought 5-4 win at 157 lb. with a late takedown to make it 21-17. The Jayhawks earned a 7-5 win at 165 lbs to cut it to 21-20 to make the final match determine the match winner.
In the final match at 174 lb. Conner Fox (Midlakes) controlled the match from the start and earned a 11-3 major decision to seal the Pioneers victory.
The blue & gold head to Ursinus College on Saturday to take part in the Ursinus Fall Brawl. Action is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m.
Alfred State College (ASC) 25.0 Jamestown Community College (JCC) 20.0
184 Josh Lord, ASC, forf. 197 Travis Harvey, ASC, forf. 285 Daniel Ognibene, ASC, forf. 125 Tysean Wilson, JCC, dec. Edwin Uruchima, ASC, 8-2 133 Zachary McCracken, JCC, maj. dec. Craig Luffman, ASC, 18-6 141 Thomas Davidson, JCC, maj. dec. Stephen Ansteth, ASC, 12-2 149 Ryan Guynup, JCC, pinned Tyler Aldinger, ASC, 2:51 157 Anthony Carome, ASC, dec. Mike Lembiez, JCC, 5-4 165 Patrick Sause, JCC, dec. Josh Simons, ASC, 7-5 174 Conner Fox, ASC, maj. dec. Bryan McCoy, JCC, 11-3