HOLLAND PATENT 37, DOLGEVILLE 34
Center State Conference newcomer Holland Patent clinched the league’s Division II title with Tuesday’s 37-34 win over the Dolgeville Blue Devils.
Taking advantage of three Dolgeville forfeits, the Golden Knights (22-6, 5-0 CSC-II) won the dual despite losing seven of the 12 contested bouts. Dolgeville (10-7, 4-1 CSC-II), last year’s Division II champion while Holland Patent competing in the Tri-Valley League, lost a league dual for the first time since Jan. 11, 2011 against Little Falls.
Hunter Richard got Holland Patent started Tuesday by winning a decision at 113 pounds. Alex Herringshaw drew a forfeit at 126 pounds, Joe VanDreaser won a decision at 138 and Todd Stevens scored a major decision at 145.
Dolgeville’s first points came at 120 pounds when Ben Nastovski pinned Mason Herkel in the first period. Stephen Gross won by Major decision at 132 pounds and Dolgeville built a 19-16 lead when Triston Engle pinned Terrance Racino in 28 seconds at 152 pounds and Richard Lyon decisioned 160-pounder Marc Grogan 6-4.
Holland Patent took two of the next three bouts — Blue Devil 182-pounder Kasey Foster pinned Taylor Short in the second period — then Dolgeville forfeited at 220 and 285 pounds, netting Holland Patent a 37-25 lead, clinching a tie with two matches remaining.
Blue Devil Noah Handy was a 3-0 winner against Sam Olczyk at 99 pounds and teammate Daniel Fox pinned Andrew Stowell at 106. The wins left Dolgeville three points short in the final tally.
HOLLAND PATENT GOLDEN KNIGHTS 37, DOLGEVILLE BLUE DEVILS 34
113 POUNDS — Hunter Richard (Holland Patent) decisioned Andrew Dillenbeck (Dolgeville), 10-4.
120 POUNDS — Ben Nastovski (Dolgeville) pinned Mason Herkel (Holland Patent), 1:08.
126 POUNDS — Alex Herringshaw (Holland Patent) by forfeit.
132 POUNDS — Stephen Gross (Dolgeville) major decisioned Tucker Ofalt (Holland Patent), 12-3.
138 POUNDS — Joe VanDreaser (Holland Patent) decisioned Benjamin Doolittle (Dolgeville), 7-3.
145 POUNDS — Todd Stevens (Holland Patent) major decisioned Ian Nagle (Dolgeville), 10-1.
152 POUNDS — Triston Engle (Dolgeville) pinned Terrance Racino (Holland Patent), :28.
160 POUNDS — Richard Lyon (Dolgeville) decisioned Marc Grogan (Holland Patent), 6-4.
170 POUNDS — Brandon Lake (Holland Patent) decisioned Jimmy Doolittle (Dolgeville), 6-2.
182 POUNDS — Kasey Foster (Dolgeville) pinned Taylor Short (Holland Patent), 2:28.
195 POUNDS — Matt Williams (Holland Patent) pinned Austin Burton (Dolgeville), 4:46.
220 POUNDS — Josh Langley (Holland Patent) by forfeit.
285 POUNDS — Jarrett Muniente (Holland Patent) by forfeit.
99 POUNDS — Noah Handy (Dolgeville) decisioned Sam Olczyk (Holland Patent), 3-0.
106 POUNDS — Daniel Fox (Dolgeville) pinned Andrew Stowell (Holland Patent), 1:09.
Compiled From Times Staff Reports