Three George Washington wrestlers earned what coach Mike McKinney hopes are the first of many varsity wins yesterday, and all three did it with pins.

Roman Nikibursky, Rogers Baker and Sergy Neroda picked up their first varsity victories to help the Eagles beat host Kensington, 57-15, in a Public League encounter.

Nikibursky decked his opponent at 103 pounds in 1 minute, 27 seconds. Baker (140) pinned in 1:59, and Neroda (285) downed his opponent in 1:11. Nariman Lomidze (215) earned the quickest pin in 24 seconds.


Jesse Morgan scored 10 of his 20 points during Olney's 23-11 first-quarter outburst, and the Trojans went on to beat visiting FitzSimons, 89-65, in a nonleague game.

Morgan also pulled down 15 rebounds and accounted for seven assists as Olney remained undefeated at 2-0.

In other nonleague games:

Kensington overcame a Masterman lead in the fourth quarter to defeat the host Blue Dragons, 57-50.

Henry Bond and Nigel Caldwell each scored 14 points for the Tigers.

Sam Jung paced Masterman with a game-high 18 points.


Karl Kruse struck for 17 points and Ben Grant added a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds as Woodlynde handled visiting Delaware Valley Friends, 62-36.

The Warriors put the game away in the third quarter with a 21-9 scoring run, taking a 49-31 lead into the final quarter.

Brad Miller chipped in with 19 points and nine rebounds as Kennedy-Kenrick tripped host Barrack Hebrew, 64-48.

Derek Benedict scored a game-high 24 points for Barrack.

Mike Palmero went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line and scored eight points in the final quarter to spark Bishop McDevitt past visiting Saul, 57-51.

Palmero scored 21 points for the Lancers.