WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Oswego State wrestling team (3-4) bounced back from a 31-3 loss to seventh-seeded Heidelberg to defeat Gettysburg, 32-12, and Rhode Island College, 24-21, to advance to the second day of the Budd Whitehill Duals hosted by Lycoming College.
The Lakers square off against eighth-seeded John Carroll at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Justin Patus (Sr., Sachem, N.Y.) was the lone Oswego State wrestler to record points against Heidelberg at 157 pounds when he defeated Aaron Banko, 10-6.
In the next match against Gettysburg, Johnny Marquez (Fr., Queens, N.Y.), Omar Santiago (Sr., Huntington Station, N.Y.), Quamaine Thomas (So., Uniondale, N.Y.), and Dustin Jones (Fr., Palmyra, N.Y.) won the opening four bouts to get the Lakers off on the right foot. Blake Fisher (Sr., Seaford, N.Y.) registered a pin in 41 seconds into the second period at 165 pounds before the Lakers closed out the match with pins from Andrew Cole (Fr., Uniondale, N.Y.) and Jake DeBuyser (Fr., Rochester, N.Y.) at 197 and 285 pounds, respectively.
Oswego State dropped the first three bouts against Rhode Island College, but the Lakers won five of the final seven bouts, including two forfeits, to earn the victory. Patus had a pivotal pin at 157 pounds when he pinned John Costa with 20 seconds remaining in the first period.
Heidelberg 31, Oswego State 3
125: Delian Schneider (HU) maj. dec. Johnny Marquez, 9-1
133: Justin Kihn (HU) dec. Omar Santiago, 7-4
141: Chris Osbourne (HU) dec. Quamaine Thomas, 10-5
149: Andrew Johnson (HU) dec. Dustin Jones, 7-1
157: Justin Patus (OS) dec. Aaron Banko, 10-6
165: Justin Wharton (HU) dec. Blake Fisher, 8-5
174: Jeremy Stepp (HU) dec. Eric Anderson, 6-4
184: Brennan Kelly (HU) maj. dec. Ed Rose, 8-0
197: Andy Lovins (HU) tech. fall Andrew Cole, 16-1
285: Nino Majoy (HU) dec. Jake DeBuyser, 2-1
Oswego State 32, Gettysburg 12
125: Johnny Marquez (OS) dec. Holt Johnson, 4-2
133: Omar Santiago (OS) fall Matt Laux, 2:29
141: Quamaine Thomas (OS) SV-1 Matt Spano, 10-8
149: Dustin Jones (OS) dec. Eddie Carroll, 4-3
157: Tyler Cunningham (GC) dec. Justin Patus, 4-2
165: Blake Fisher (OS) fall Joe Fiore, 3:41
174: Manny Markantone (GC) dec. Eric Anderson, 5-2
184: Zach Thomson (GC) fall Cody LaFever, 4:05
197: Andrew Cole (OS) fall Marshall Puls, 6:26
285: Jake DeBuyser (OS) fall Nick Diunizio, 4:28
Oswego State 24, Rhode Island 21
125: Sugar Meyer (RI) fall Johnny Marquez, 1:42
133: Silas Murray (RI) dec. Omar Santiago, 6-2
141: Ricondo Cole (RI) dec. Quamaine Thomas, 9-5
149: Dustin Jones (OS) dec. Mike Murphy, 5-2
157: Justin Patus (OS) fall John Costa, 2:40
165: Max Stratton (OS) by forfeit
174: Blake Fisher (OS) dec. Rob Sotelo, 9-3
184: Adam Lynch (RI) dec. Ed Rose, 5-3
197: Andrew Cole (OS) by forfeit
285: Bryan Nicoll (RI) fall Jake DeBuyser, 1:12