West Virginia Wrestling

Fairmont Senior 32 Parkersburg South 30

Date: 2/9/00
Location: Fairmont

103: (#2) Jonathan Delligatti (FS) Forfeit
112: (#1) Matt Bosley (PS) Dec 4-0 (#6) Sammy Bonasso
119: (#8) Brad Michalski (FS) Maj Dec 9-1 (#7) Ryan Metz
125: (#8) Dustin Barnes (FS) Default (#6) John Duncan
130: (#1) Clint Radcliff (PS) Maj Dec 14-0 Anthony Delligatti
135: (#1) Mike Bosley (PS) Tech Fall 21-6 Scott Hartlieb
140: (#2) Casey Daggett (PS) Dec 4-2 OT (#8) Jonathan Holt
145: (#5) John Bland (FS) Fall 0:49 Sonny Dye
152: (#1) Nathan Pickens (PS) Dec 9-4 (#5) Jonross Neptune
160: (#1) Chris Daggett (PS) Dec 11-4 (#5) Matt Cinalli
171: (#2) Jeff Courtney (FS) Maj Dec 13-0 Josh Van Metre
189: (#4) Chris Moles (PS) Dec 3-2 (#8) Curtis Barber
215: (#4) Holland Dotts (FS) Fall 1:11 (#3) Aaron McCartney
275: John Bosley (PS) Fall 1:52 (#5) David Hearst
Parkersburg South never lead in the match
Fairmont Senior won despite winning only 6 of the 14 bouts
22 of the 27 wrestlers who took part were ranked in the latest coaches' poll.
There were 8 head to head matchups between ranked wrestlers.
The underdog won in 3 of these ranked matchups all Fairmont Senior wrestlers.
John Bosley at 275 had the only upset of a ranked wrestler by an unranked wrestler.

Delligatti received a forfeit as South's 103 Ray Munson did not wrestle. Delligatti tech falled Munson earlier in the Winner's Choice 21-5. FS 6 PS 0

Bosley won a hard-fought decision over Bonasso. Trailing 4-0 entering the 3rd Bonasso chose top and tried to turn Bosley but #1 ranked Bosley was too strong. FS 6 PS 3

Michalski looked very impressive knocking off Metz scoring a pivotal reversal to get the major decision with seconds remaining in the match. FS 10 PS 3

Barnes took the early lead with a takedown and 4 point nearfall with a leg scissors and force half. Duncan needed injury time to recover. Barnes again got the leg scissors and force half and was awarded the default when Duncan needed a 2nd injury time after giving up 3 back points. (one cannot give up "2" 4-point nearfalls in the same match) FS 16 PS 3

Radcliff wrestled well but could not get the pin or tech fall over freshman Anthony Delligatti as Fairmont Senior saved the fall and 2 team points. FS 16 PS 7

Hartlieb got the first takedown but Bosley immediately scored an escape takedown and 3 nearfall points to lead 6-2 entering the 2nd period. After exchanging reversals making the score 8-4 Bosley turned it up a notch and got the tech fall at the end of the match with a 3 point near-fall 21-6. Hartlieb saved the fall several times. FS 16 PS 12

Daggett got a 1st period takedown with Holt escaping making it 2-1 going into the 2nd. Holt chose down and escaped score now 2-2 entering the 3rd. Holt tried to lock in the hammerlock several times but Daggett would not turn. Daggett used injury time time ran out as Daggett almost got an escape with seconds left. Daggett became the aggressor and scored a takedown less than 15 seconds into OT. FS 16 PS 15

Bland came out very aggressive got the takedown and won by fall with the cradle. FS 22 PS 15

Pickens looked strong defeating Neptune 9-4 in a sloppy match at the end. FS 22 PS 18

Daggett takes an early 4-2 lead on a controversial splatle call early in the first period getting a takedown and nearfall as Cinalli quickly rolled through with a reversal of his own and rode out the 1st. Daggett chose bottom and both wrestlers exchanged reversals in the 2nd making it 6-4 Daggett entering the 3rd. Cinalli chose down and was cradled for 3 then gave up a nearfall near the end of the match making the final score 11-4. FS 22 PS 21

Courtney lead 5-0 after the 1st 10-0 after the 2nd but could not score the tech fall or fall as Van Metre saved 1-2 team points. FS 26 PS 21

Moles scored an early takedown to lead 2-0 but Barber fought hard and got the escape with only seconds left making it 2-1 entering the 2nd. Moles chose down and escaped for a 3-1 lead entering the 3rd. Barber escaped cutting the deficit to 3-2 and both wrestlers battled hard in a "brawl" till the end. FS 26 PS 24.

The match of the night for Fairmont Senior Fans. Both wrestlers battled hard in the beginning with Dotts nailing a head-and-arm about 30 seconds into the match. McCartney fought for about 45 seconds but Dotts had the cowboy locked in tight and secured the victory for the Bears as the Fairmont Senior Fans and team erupted. FS 32 PS 24

Bosley got the first takedown with Hearst quickly scoring a reversal. Hearst gets warned for stalling for not attempting the pin then attempts a cradle but gets reversed and immediately pinned with 8 seconds left in the 1st period FINAL FS 32 PS 30

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