Nov. 26, 2017
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Five wrestlers placed in their weight class to lead a group of eight Cavaliers in competition on Sunday as members of the Virginia wrestling program competed at the Mat-Town Open hosted by Lock Haven.
Fred Green (Orting, Wash.) led the group of five place-finishers for the Cavaliers as he took the championship at 157 pounds. Green went 3-0 on the way to the division title in only his second action of the season.
Scott Kiyono (Poway, Calif.) and Jake Keating (Naperville, Ill.) both took second place, with Kiyono wrestling at 133 pounds and Keating wrestling at 149 pounds. Brian Courtney (Sayre, Pa.) took third place at 141 pounds, while Brian Kennerly (Drexel Hill, Pa.) took fourth at 197 pounds.
Quinn Miller (Lilburn, Ga.) and Robert Scherer (Lower Burrell, Pa.) also competed with both wrestlers competing at heavyweight, while Jack Miller (Westfield, N.J.) competed at 184 pounds.
Scott Kiyono – 2nd Place Finish
Kiyono dec. Patrick Higgins (Penn State), 13-6
Kiyono dec. Macro Macrino (Bloomsburg), 8-5
Vito Aruja (Giner Lakes Wrestling Prep) major dec. Kiyono, 14-2
Brian Courtney – 3rd Place Finish
Courtney pinned Tim Kane (Wyoming Seminary), 4:10
Courtney dec., Mark McCormick (Rider), 6-2
Nick Lee (Penn State) major dec. Courtney, 19-5
Courtney dec., Michael Venosa (Finger Lakes Wrestling Prep), 4-0
Courtney pinned Hunter Baxter (Maryland), 4:47
Jake Keating – 2nd Place Finish
Keating major dec. Gavin Michener (Wyoming Seminary), 13-3
Keating major dec. Matthew Kolonia (Bucknell), 14-2
Alfred Bannister (Maryland) pinned Keating, 0:31
Fred Green – 1st Place Finish
Green dec. Brock Biddle (UPJ), 10-4
Green pinned E. Fidelibus (Rider), 2:37
Green dec. John Ross (Lock Haven), 7-2
Miller dec. Bena Senatus (Wyoming Seminary), 2-0
Nick Bonaccorsi (Pittsburgh) pinned Miller, 2:04
Travis Stefanik (Princeton) major dec. Miller, 12-3
Brian Kennerly – 4th Place Finish
Gavin Hoffman (Montoursville) dec. Kennerly, 3-2
Kennerly dec. Anthony Messner (Rutgers), 3-1
Logan Womelsdorf (Bloomsburg) pinned Kennerly, 4:03
Dylan Damore (Unrostered) dec. Scherer, 5-2
Scherer dec. Quinn Miller (UVA), 4-2
Scherer major dec. Seth Janney (Finger Lakes Wrestling Prep), 10-1
Cole Rikert (Pittsburgh) dec. Scherer, 3-2
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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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