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Holley matmen edge Byron-Bergen

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 23 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Brandon Morrell works toward a last second decision win over Byron-Bergen’s Chad Toal during the host Hawks key Genesee Region League victory this evening.

Coming from behind, undefeated Holley took five of the last six bouts to out dual Byron-Bergen 42-29 this evening in a key Genesee Region League wrestling match.

Trailing 23-15, Holley used back-to-back pins by Martin Beadle (138) and Ryan Camacho (145) to regain the lead for good at 27-23.

Kevin Avery (152) followed up with a decision win and two bouts later David Weaver (170) registered a pin to put a lock on the victory for the Hawks at 36-29 with just one bout to go.

Keeping the momentum, Cameron Thorn (180) then capped off the victory for Holley with another pin.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Nick Shenk works toward a decision win for Holley against Dakota White of B-B.

Earlier in the match, the Hawks got decision wins by Jake Bailey (220), Brandon Morrell (99) and Nick Shenk (120) along with a pin by Lucas Silvis (285).

Steve Underhill (106) registered pin for Byron-Bergen which also got a decision win by Alan White who is a transfer from Holley.

The victory boosts Holley’s record to 6-0 while Byron-Bergen slips to 3-3.

Holley next competes in the Gary Gross Memorial Medina Tournament on Saturday.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Jake Bailey in route to scoring a decision win over Byron-Bergen’s Luke Thompson.