Wrestling falls to Otterbein 27-15 in OAC opener

Wrestling falls to Otterbein 27-15 in OAC opener

By Tim Glon

ADA — Senior Clayton Davidson (Kirtland) and junior Jeff Andrews (New Baltimore, Mich./Anchor Bay) each had pins for Ohio Northern, but it was not enought as Otterbein downed ONU 27-15 in the Ohio Athletic Conference wrestling opener for both teams Tuesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears fall to 0-1 overall and 0-1 in the OAC, while the Cardinals  improve to 2-2, 1-0.

Otterbein won by decision at 125, by firfeit at 133 and by decision at 141 to biuild a 12-0 lead.

Andrews got the Polar Bears on the board with a first period pin at 149 pounds to make it 12-6 and senior Dylan Dolph (Canton/South) got ONU within 12-9 with an 8-1 decision at 157 pounds.

After an OU win at 165 made it 15-9, Davidson won by fall at 174 in 3:26 to tie the match at 15-all.

Otterbein would win the final three weight classes to take the match 27-15.

The Polar Bears will return to action on Saturday at the Findlay Open.

Otterbein 27, Ohio Northern 15

125 — Jackson Lasko (Ott) dec. Seth Transue, 5-3
133 — Ryan Jakubiak (Ott) won by forfeit
141 — Santino DiSabato (Ott) dec. Brandon Bartlome, 4-1
149 — Jeff Andrews (ONU) pinned Hunter Thorsnberry, 2:26
157 — Dylan Dolph (ONU) dec. Michael Duzzny, 8-1
165 — Zach Altman (Ott) dec. Schuyler Caprella, 7-4
174 — Clayton Davidson (ONU) pinned Joey Bradbury, 3:26
184 — Jarrod Setliff (Ott) dec. Cash Thompson, 10-5
197 — Corbin Bunsold (Ott) dec. Chase Gibson, 8-2
285 — Drew Kasper (Ott) pinned Austin Keeley, :32

Exhibition Matches

165 — Rhett Roeder (ONU) pinned Dylan Gray, 4:18
184 — Hunter Stoffer (Ott) pinned Bret Lane, 2:28
285 — Luke Hess (Ott) pinned Austin Windle, 4:29