Jan. 23, 1998
Cavaliers Drop Meet to Tar Heels, 18-12
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia took a 13-6 lead after Alex Leykikh (West Hartford, CT/Hall) defeated Jamie Groudle 8-6 at 158 pounds, but the Tar Heels won the last four bouts to defeat the Cavaliers 18-12. The Carolina win extended their streak against the Cavaliers to 23 consecutive matches over 24 years.
The Cavaliers got on the board as Matt Roth (Wescosville, Pa./Parkland) defeated C. C. Fisher 4-1 at 126 pounds to tie the match at 3-3. Virginia moved ahead 7-3 as Jason Mutarelli (N. Catasauqua, Pa./Catasauqua) scored a major decision over Josh Cowley 11-2. Carolina pulled within one at 7-6 as John Mark Bentley defeated John Pozniak (State College, Pa./State College) 8-6. Jim Harshaw (Cranberry Township, Pa./Seneca Valley) gave the Cavaliers a four-point cushion with a 7-1 defeat of Robert Lord at 150-pounds.
After Leykikhs win at 158, the Tar Heels won at 167 as Tom Bogan defeated John Qualter (Short Hills, N.J./Millburn) 3-1 behind two penalty points for Bogan as Qualter was called for stalling. Scott Reese (Annandale, VA/Annandale) lost a close bout to Corey Bell 4-1 at 177.
In the 190-pound bout, which featured #7 Scott Stay against #16 Martius Harding (Baltimore, Md./McDonough), Harding had an 9-8 lead in the final period but Stay took him down with 30 seconds on the clock for the win as the Tar Heels went ahead 15-13. A team point deduction for the Cavliers for unsportsmanlike conduct was assessed, which dropped the score to 15-12. Joe Hummels defeat of Jason Majestic (Patchogue, NY/Medford) put the final score at 18-12 in favor of the Tar Heels.
The Cavaliers continue their dual match season tomorrow as they face the Hokie s of Virginia Tech and the Bulldogs of the Citradel. The match against the Hokies will begin at 2:00 pm and the Bulldogs and the Hoos will tangle at 5:00 pm.
Match by Match Results
Wt Result Team Score (VA-UNC) 118 Chuckie Connor (NC) dec. Steve Garland 8-4 0-3 126 Roth (VA) dec. Fisher 4-1 3-3 134 Mutarelli (VA) dec. Cowley 11-2 7-3 142 Bentley (NC) dec. Pozniak (VA) 8-6 7-6 150 Harshaw (VA) dec. Lord 7-1 10-6 158 Leykikh (VA) dec. Groudle 8-6 13-6 167 Tom Bogan (NC) dec. John Qualter 3-1 13-9 177 Corey Bell (NC) dec. Scott Reese 4-1 13-12 190 Scott Stay (NC) dec. Harding 6-3 13-15 -1 team point for unsportsmanlike conduct, Virginia 12-15 HWT Hummel (NC) maj. dec. Majestic 8-4 12-18
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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