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Dragon wrestlers dual Cougars at Burlington PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Holyoke won two of six actual matches in the dual wrestling meet at Burlington Friday, Jan. 28, while failing to fill the other eight weight divisions.

Mark Edmonds went up to 130 lbs. and defeated Shane Whitmore 13-0.

Broc Pelle won his 171-lb. match when he pinned Fabian Tena in 1:37.

Skyler Dittmer lost a close 12-14 match to Colin Eberhart in the most exciting match of the night at 135 lbs.

Eberhart led 14-6 after two periods, but Dittmer poured it on in the third to put Eberhart on his back for three nearfall points.

These two wrestlers have a history, as they met in the third-fourth place match in the 2010 state tournament, where Eberhardt pulled off the win.

In other matches Friday night, Ben Martinez was pinned in 1:35 by Zach Kinder at 140 lbs., Astolfo Rojo was pinned in 3:26 by Cole Briegel at 189 lbs. and Jesus Hermosillo was pinned by Alex Long in 1:46 at 215 lbs.