Scotties Sports Roundup
Brendan Coles wrestles for Southmoreland in the 185-pound match Dec. 19 against Derry Area.
Photo by Kelly Vernon | Independent-Observer
The Southmoreland wrestling team ran into a buzz saw in the form of the Derry Area Trojans Dec. 19.
Derry Area (2-0) stormed to a 63-12 victory in a Section 2-AA (B) match. Notching wins for Southmoreland (0-2) were Tyler Lynch (106 pounds), who pinned Kyle Randall 1:16 into the match, and heavyweight Jake Beistel, who won by forfeit.
Southmoreland had a couple losses last week on the hardwood.
A Dec. 17 Section 3-AA contest went to Derry Area by a 46-20 score.
The Scotties dropped a nonsection affair Dec. 19 to Brownsville, 30-16. Marissa Boatright paced the Brownsville score sheet with 10 points.
Derry's mastery of Southmoreland sports teams was a theme for the week as the Trojans downed the Scotties, 72-42, in a Dec. 18 Section 3-AAA contest.
Derry jumped out to a 22-6 lead and never looked back. Andy Panizzi paced the Trojans with 15 points and Nick Clayton tallied 13. Jake Porter led Southmoreland with 12 points and Zac Black added 11.
— Paul Paterra
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