The Wildcats utterly dominated Susquehanna and Montrose Thursday evening in a rare Division II tri-meet. Coach Dante Terenzio's lads are now just one win away from sewing up the 2010-'11 regular season crown.
Western Wayne utterly dominated a rare tri-meet Thursday night and, in so doing, all but sealed the deal on another Lackawanna League championship.
The Wildcats surrendered just 13 team points in crushing both Susquehanna and Montrose.
Coach Dante Terenzio's squad blasted the host Sabers by a score of 66-7, then destroyed the Meteors, 71-6. With these wins, Western Wayne upped its Division II record to 6-0.
There now remains only one hurdle between the 'Cats and a perfect season. All the local lads must do is defeat Blue Ridge Tuesday to defend their title.
Victory was never really in doubt at Thursday night’s tri-meet.
Both Susquehanna and Montrose are struggling with low numbers this season and neither team could field a full line-up. The Sabers forfeited seven bouts, while the Meteors handed over six.
Four Wildcats recorded falls in the victory over Susquehanna.
Evan Decker opened with a second period pin of Troy Maby at 112 pounds.
Virgil Burns and Matt Rosensweet followed with lightning quick clamps of their own. Burns pinned Jon Haines at the :32 mark at 189, while Rosenweet needed just 23 seconds to dispose of William Dolph at 215.
Joseph Ingaglio closed things out with a third period pin of the Sabers' Jarret Coleman at heavyweight (4:34).
Western Wayne also posted four falls en route to a 65-point triumph over Montrose.
Raphael Ingaglio got the ball rolling with a second period fall at 130. The Wildcat senior clamped Kevin Zamorksi in a time of 3:41.
Casey Fuller finally got onto the mat and added another pin to his already impressive resume. The Wildcat grappling star clamped Zach Thorne at 160 (3:40).
Burns and Rosensweet each carded a second pin in this one. Virgil put away Connor McNamara at 189 (1:39), while Matt clamped Nick Moore at 285 (1:10).
Lucas Karnick, Joseph Ingaglio and Beau Fuller rounded out the on-mat scoring for Western Wayne against Montrose.
Karnick hammered out a 13-1 major decision over Kyle Rogers at 140.
Ingaglio also carded a major, dealing James Brewer a 12-1 loss at 215.
Fuller chipped in with a 7-3 decision over Anthony Benacquisto at 145.