Golden Tide Wrestlers Drop Season Opener To Redbank Valley 48-16

NEW BETHLEHEM – The first time out for the Curwensville Area High School wrestling team for the 2018-19 season ended in a road defeat, 48-16, at the hands of Redbank Valley on the Bulldogs’ home mat.

The Golden Tide picked up a win from senior Blake Passarelli who defeated Ethan Wiant 9-4 at 132 to give the Tide its first team points of the year.

Cole Bressler, another Curwensville senior, at 160 pounds, won a 12-4 major decision over Bulldog Noah Anderson, while Tide junior Jake McCracken, at 172, knocked off Colton Bartley of Redbank Valley 8-2.

The other team points for Curwensville came at 106 pounds as Jacob Carfley, a freshman, picked up a forfeit.

Redbank Valley received four forfeits on the night and picked up four falls. There were no matches at 126 and 285.

Curwensville (0-1) will wrestle next at the Ridgway duals this Saturday.

BOUT BY BOUT RESULTS

113 Trenton Rupp, RBV pinned Spencer Hoover, Curw 5:07 0 6
120 Mason Songer, RBV received a forfeit 0 12
126 NO MATCH
132 Blake Passarelli, Curw dec Ethan Wiant, RBV 9-4 3 12
138 Dalton Bish, RBV received a forfeit 3 18
145 Christopher Shaffer, RBV pinne3d Adam Straw, Curw 2:25 3 24
152 Caleb Snyder, RBV pinned Duane Brady, Curw 4:58 3 30
160 Cole Bressler, Curw major dec Noah Anderson, RBV 12-4 7 30
172 Jake McCracken, Curw dec Colton Bartley, RBV 8-2 10 30
182 Hudson Marts, RBV pinned Nick Holbert, Curw :53 10 36
195 Ray Shreckengost, RBV received a forfeit 10 42
220 Aidan Gardner, RBV received a forfeit 10 48
285 NO MATCH
106 Jacob Carfley, Curw received a forfeit 16 48

Golden Tide Scoreboard:

Date Opponent Score Record
12/13 @ Redbank Valley 16 – 48 0 – 1
12/15 @ Ridgway Duals
12/20 RIDGWAY
12/29 @ Redbank Tourney
01/05 @ Bo Wood Tourney
01/08 BROOKVILLE
01/11 JOHNSONBURG
01/14 @ Punxsutawney
01/17 ST. MARYS
01/25 & 26 @ Fred Bell Tourney
01/29 CLARION
01/31 @ West Branch
02/07 MO VALLEY
02/14 @ Brockway
02/22 & 23 D9 CHAMPIONSHIP
03/01 & 02 NW REGIONAL
03/07 – 10 PIAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

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