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Pa. Boys | Bristol pins a loss on Lincoln

Bristol got consecutive first-period pins from Tyler Bliss and Will Meyerle to pull out a 38-30 nonleague wrestling win at Abraham Lincoln yesterday.


got consecutive first-period pins from Tyler Bliss and Will Meyerle to pull out a 38-30 nonleague wrestling win at

Abraham Lincoln


Bliss decked Terrell Stepney in 1 minute, 53 seconds at 215 pounds and then Meyerle needed only 1:02 to beat Fernando Baez in the heavyweight bout, the penultimate one of the afternoon.

The match was closed out at 103 with a double forfeit.

In other nonleague matches:


Upper Perkiomen


Downingtown West

, 36-33, in somewhat of a surprise because the Whippets were ranked No. 4 in the latest rankings, released yesterday.

The Tribe, which had dropped out of the top 10, started the match with eight of the 13 bouts manned by freshmen or sophomores.

George School

beat visiting

Penn Charter

, 51-27, for its second win of the season in three matches.

The Cougars (2-1), who also beat Bristol, got pins from Sam Kelly (152 pounds) and the brothers Carson. Clayton, at 160, registered a second-period pin and Jordan Carson earned a first-period pin at 189.

The final pin by the Cougars went to Trace Redmond at 140, who pinned his opponent with one second remaining in the first period.

George School has only been beaten by Chestnut Hill Academy.

Kelly has seven pins in 12 bouts this season.

Rex Roskos is off to an impressive varsity debut. The freshman, who earned a decision against Penn Charter, is unbeaten in three dual meets.

Springfield (Delaware County)

went on the road and earned a 41-28 win at

Owen J. Roberts

, thanks, in part, to a decision at 189 pounds by Andre Petroski. He picked up two points in the third period to nip Scott Syrek, 6-4.

The highlight for the Wildcats was a 5-0 decision by Conner McCormick at 145 pounds, topping Steve Scholl.

Ken Pallis beat Andrew Adams in overtime, 5-3, for


in a 39-24 win at


. The decision gave the Hatters a 33-24 lead after the Rams' Ryan Kemmerer pinned to close the gap to 30-24.


Albert Alvarez's 100th career win highlighted host

North Catholic

's 57-15 win over

Archbishop Wood

. Alvarez accomplished the feat with a 7-6 decision in the 160-pound bout. It came only four nights after teammate Howard McCune (171) registered his 100th career win.

Ryan Ginsburg and Alex Prendergast were among six

La Salle

wrestlers who posted pins in a 65-9 win over visiting




Anthony Scott scored 20 points to help

Plymouth Whitemarsh

overtime host


, 72-68, in a Suburban One American Conference game.

In other conference games:

Jamil Brown scored 19 points and Mike McCarry added 17 as host

Upper Dublin



, 58-51. Brown added four rebounds and four assists. McCarry scored 12 of his points on three-pointers.


overcame a late rally to beat host

Upper Moreland

, 49-48. The Trojans led, 38-31, going into the fourth quarter but the Golden Bears stormed back to make it a game. Justin Fairy's 15 points led the Trojans.

Springfield (Montgomery County)

took control in the third quarter of its 49-39 win over visiting

Upper Merion

. The Spartans outscored the Vikings, 23-6, in that quarter as Victor Rivera scored 11 of his 18 points.


Shooters for


knocked down nine three-pointers in a 65-54 win at

Barrack Hebrew

. Laron Byrd, who hit three three-pointers, scored 20 points and Stephan Thompson added 19. Thompson hit four three-pointers.