Senior Jake Riegel (Wyoming Seminary, PA) made the best of his return to his former school, Bethlehem Catholic High. Riegel, a former PIAA state champion and two-time state medalist, transferred after the 2015 season to Wyoming Seminary and Thursday’s match was his first at Bethlehem Catholic since leaving. Riegel defeated his Bethlehem Catholic opponent, 18-1, to help the Blue Knights get a second consecutive win over a top 10 team. Earlier this month Wyoming Seminary topped Blair Academy, 30-27, the top-ranked high school team in the nation.
For the Golden Hawks, this was their third consecutive loss to a nationally ranked team. Last weekend, Bethlehem Catholic lost, 39-16, to number four Lake Highland Prep (FL) and, 36-21, to Malvern Prep (PA) at the Who’s # 1 Duals.
Wyoming Seminary earned bonus points in four of the eight matches they won in the dual. Beau Bartlett (120) and Mike Doggett (220) earned falls in their matches, while Drew Munch (106) and Jake Riegel (138) won by technical fall. Winning key decisions for the Blue Knights were Mosha Schwartz (113), Jack Davis (132), Alfonso Martinez (145), and Jake Stefanowicz at 160.
Wyoming Seminary 34, Bethlehem Catholic 27
106: Drew Munch (WS) TF. Dillon Murphy (BC) 16-1
113: Mosha Schwartz (WS) Dec. Kenny Herrmann (BC) 2-1
120: Beau Bartlett (WS) Pin. Matt Lackman (BC) 4:13
126: Zach Glenn (BC) Dec. Justin Hoyle (WS) 3-2
132: Jack Davis (WS) Dec. Jarred Papcsy (BC) 3-1
138: Jake Riegel (WS) TF. Mike Lewis (BC) 18-1
145: Alfonso Martinez (WS) Dec. Luca Frinzi (BC) 3-1
152: Ryan Zeiner (BC) Dec. Benny Baker (WS) 5-2
160: Jake Stefanowicz (WS) Dec. Tavion Banks (BC) 3-2
170: Mikey Labriola (BC) Inj. Jake Hendricks (WS) 2:44
182: Luc Mauro (BC) Pin. Nicky Hall (WS) 1:14
195: Jody Crouse (BC) Dec. Dillon Ryan (WS) 5-3
220: Mike Doggett (WS) Pin. Andrew Balukas (BC) 1:00
285: Nick Camacho (BC) Forfeit