The Kent State Tuscarawas Wrestling Team was victim of a fast start by Lourdes University, as the Golden Eagles lost the first six matches eventually losing their dual to the Gray Wolves 41-6. Lourdes, an NAIA program picked up their fourth and fifth victories of the season on Saturday, as the Gray Wolves downed Kent State-Tuscarawas and Ohio Valley 24-19 inside the Franciscan Center Gymnasium.
The Navy and Gold's Briar Cadle (Uhrichsville, OH Claymont) won a 5-4 decision over Lourdes' Tyler Gates in the 174 pound match to get the Golden Eagles on the board. Cadle's win was followed by Mason Contini's (Dover, OH / Dover) 9-3 decision over Hunter Jacks in the 184 pound match, while Lourdes closing out the match winning the 197 and 285 pound weight classes.
Mason Contini works in the 184lb. match. (Photos by Dave Contini)