Scots Earn Pair of Victories in Saturday’s Tri-Match

December 2, 2017

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - The Ohio Valley University wrestling team picked up some big wins in at tri-match at Parkersburg South High School Saturday as it downed Kent State-Tuscarawas 29-20 and Lourdes 31-18. The Fighting Scots have yet to taste defeat in their dual schedule this season.  

The Scots rolled in the first meet against Lourdes (2-8) as they took a commanding 25-8 lead by winning six of the first seven matches.  

In the second meet, the Scots jumped out to a 12-0 lead thanks to pins from junior Anthony Tripke (North Port, Florida) and freshman Riley White (Spencer, West Virginia) but a pair of losses equalized the score. Three straight wins gave OVU a 13-point lead, but Kent State-Tuscarawas (5-6) cut the deficit to 23-20. Ohio Valley took the meet via a forfeit victory in the heavyweight match.  

THE MEET WAS OVER WHEN… the tandem of junior Sam Phillips (Parkersburg, West Virginia) and redshirt freshman Ali Capobianco (Albrightsville, Pennsylvania) picked up split decision victories to gain an 18-11 advantage over Kent State-Tuscarawas.  

STAT OF THE MEET… freshman T.J. Lambiotte (Mineral Wells, West Virginia) earned a win via pin in 25 seconds in the meet against Lourdes.  

WHAT'S NEXT… The Scots return to action on Friday at Wheeling Jesuit at 7 p.m.  

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Ohio Valley University 31 Lourdes University 17
125 Anthony Tripke (Ohio Valley University) over Tyler King (Lourdes University) (Fall 2:00)
133 Tyler Roberts (Lourdes University) over Riley White (Ohio Valley University) (Dec 8-6)
141 Levi Congleton (Ohio Valley University) over Jacob Supina (Lourdes University) (Fall 2:02)
149 Maverick Meeks (Ohio Valley University) over Reilly Heater (Lourdes University) (Dec 6-0)
157 Tyler Wilson (Lourdes University) over Sam Phillips (Ohio Valley University) (TF 15-0 0:00)
165 Ali Capobianco (Ohio Valley University) over Michael Andrzejewski (Lourdes University) (MD 13-4)
174 TJ Lambiotte (Ohio Valley University) over Kyree Wiggins (Lourdes University) (Fall 2:22)
184 Noah Nuno (Lourdes University) over Zach Willard (Ohio Valley University) (Dec 9-2)
197 Tyler Koreski (Ohio Valley University) over Hunter Jacks (Lourdes University) (Fall 3:40)
285 Benjamin Ferguson (Lourdes University) over Unknown (For.)

Ohio Valley University 29 Kent State - Tuscarawas 22

125 Anthony Tripke (Ohio Valley University) over Zion Clark (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) (Fall 4:00)
133 Riley White (Ohio Valley University) over Justin Rodriguez (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) (Fall 4:00)
141 Austin Bailey (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) over Levi Congleton (Ohio Valley University) (Inj. 0:00)
149 Lane Householder (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) over Maverick Meeks (Ohio Valley University) (Fall 2:00)
157 Sam Phillips (Ohio Valley University) over Cade Bates (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) (Dec 10-5)
165 Ali Capobianco (Ohio Valley University) over Jared Torch (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) (Dec 4-3)
174 TJ Lambiotte (Ohio Valley University) over Adam Warfield (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) (TF 19-2 3:44)
184 Cullen Brogan (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) over Zach Willard (Ohio Valley University) (Fall 2:00)
197 Marqus Young (Kent State University - Tuscarawas) over Tyler Koreski (Ohio Valley University) (MD 12-3)
285 Cameron Coffman (Ohio Valley University) over Unknown (For.)

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