Barker/R-H matmen to open Wednesday

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 December 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Mike Wertman – Helping to lead the Barker/Roy-Hart wrestling squad into the upcoming season are these veteran grapplers. In front are Brent Bachman, Dillon Mangan and Will Jensen. In back are Joe DiMayo, Ryan Ulrich and Kirk Fay.

Barker/Roy-Hart will begin tuning up for the Niagara-Orleans League season by visiting perennial Section VI wrestling power Fredonia on Wednesday.

Barker/Roy-Hart will then open the N-O season at Akron on December 11.

Two defending N-O champions, sophomore Brent Bachman and junior Cameron Swick, head Barker/Roy-Hart’s veteran group which also includes seniors Dillon Mangan and DJ Gardner along with juniors Will Jensen, Joe DiMayo, Ryan Ullrich and Kirk Fay. Ulrich and Gardner both placed third at the N-O Tournament.

Barker/Roy-Hart posted a 2-3 record in N-O competition last season.

“The kids are working hard and we are looking to improve over last year,” said Coach Keith Jones.

Barker/Roy-Hart Schedule

Dec. 3 – at Fredonia, 6 p.m.
Dec. 11 – at Akron, 6 p.m.
Dec. 13 – at Orchard Park Tournament
Dec. 15 – Lyndonville (at Barker), 6 p.m.
Dec. 17 – Wilson (at Barker), 6 p.m.
Dec. 29 – at Akron Tournament
Jan. 2 and 3 – at NCCC Tournement
Jan. 7 – at Albion, 6 p.m.
Jan. 9 and 10 – at Lockport Tourament
Jan. 14 – Newfane (at Barker), 6 p.m.
Jan. 21 – Medina (at Roy-Hart), 6 p.m.
Jan. 24 – at Cattaraugus Tournament
Jan. 31 – N-O All-League Tournament at Newfane