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Lyndonville matmen top Kendall

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 25 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Jeff Gress Jr. works toward a match opening decision win at 99 over Kendall’s Paul Urguhart during this morning’s Genesee Region League make-up match won by the visiting Tigers.

Each team captured four bouts that were decided on the mat but a five to one advantage in forfeit wins earned Lyndonville a 52-27 victory over host Kendall this morning in a Genesee Region League make-up match.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Mark Washington in route to a pin victory at 182 over Lyndonville’s Dawson Joy.

Lyndonville jumped out to a commanding 40-0 lead at the outset on a second period pin by Chris McDonald (126) and a major decision win by Jeff Gress Jr. (99) along with five forfeit victories good for a total of 30 points.

The Tigers advantage ballooned to 52-3 after a quick 29 second pin by Devon Joy (152) followed by a first period fall by Tom Follman (160) in just 1:14.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Mason ReQua and Lyndonville’s Alex Murphy battle in the 145 bout which was won by ReQua by decision.

Kendall’s only points during those first 10 bouts came on a decision win by Mason ReQua (145).

However, the Eagles finished strong with three first period pins registered by Mark Washington (182) in 59 seconds, by Adam Washington in only 30 seconds and by Mike Raschke in just 1:56.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Chris McDonald works toward pin victory over Kendall’s Riley Reis at 126.